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Take the afternoon to enjoy Market Square.

Take the afternoon to enjoy Market Square.

Get out and play at one of Knoxville's many great parks

Get out and play at one of Knoxville's many great parks

Rich history and culture give Knoxville its unique charm.

Rich history and culture give Knoxville its unique charm.

Get your game face on. Go Vols!

Get your game face on. Go Vols!

Escape to the mountains any time you like.

Escape to the mountains any time you like.

Get out and enjoy the nightlife.

Get out and enjoy the nightlife.

Knoxville

Rich with history and culture, Knoxville Tennessee offers a modern Appalachian city with superb dining, nightlife, museums, shopping, outdoor recreation and championship sports. Surrounded by the natural beauty of the Great Smoky Mountains and five regional lakes, Knoxville offers big city attractions with a dose of small-town charm on the banks of the Tennessee River.

Tennessee's original capital, Knoxville, boasts a charming historic downtown as well as area attractions fit for the whole family. Take the afternoon to grab a bite to eat in the culturally eclectic Market Square, or pedal more than 50 miles of paved greenways. Enjoy an evening with the Knoxville Symphony Orchestra or jam out at the Tennessee Theatre. Feed your wild side at the Knoxville Zoo or explore the nation's most visited national park less than an hour away.

Knoxville at a Glance

  • Dr. Jerry Epps Named Chief Medical Officer at UT Medical Center

    Apr 11

    Knoxville, Tenn. - The University of Tennessee Medical Center has named Dr. Jerry Epps senior vice president and Chief Medical Officer. Epps, who has more than three decades of experience as an anesthesiologist and in physician leadership, most recently served as Chair of the Department of Anesthesiology with the medical center and UT Graduate School of Medicine.

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  • UT Medical Health Information Center to host Harry Potter exhibit

    Apr 07

    Harry Potter's World: Renaissance Science, Magic, and Medicine, an exhibit developed and produced by the National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health, will be featured at The University of Tennessee Medical Center’s Health Information Center from April 11 through May 21.

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  • First North American Patient in Liver Cancer Clinical Trial Treated at UT Medical Center

    Apr 06

    The University of Tennessee Medical Center initiated treatment on North America’s first participant in a clinical trial for patients who have advanced liver cancer and limited available treatment options.

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LAND AREA 92.7 square miles
ELEVATION 889 feet
POPULATION 177661