Welcome to Knoxville!
Knoxville is the most centrally located city in the eastern United States with Interstates 40, 75 and 81 converging from the North, South, East and West. Fifty percent of the nation’s population lives within a day’s drive from Knoxville.
Until 1812, Knoxville was the Capital of Tennessee. Today, it is the business, educational, and medical center of East Tennessee.
East Tennessee offers four distinct seasons – dogwoods in the spring, green and gentle summers, magnificent fall colors and normally, a mild winter.
Knoxville is home for the University of Tennessee, Sea Ray Boats, Tennessee Valley Authority, Regal Cinemas, Oak Ridge National Labs, Great Smoky Mountains National Park, and other regional and national businesses and corporations. With the High Flux Isotope Reactor and the Spallation Neutron Source, ORNL provides neutron scattering capabilities unavailable anywhere else in the world.
Metropolitan Knoxville was recently ranked the “best place to live in the United States and Canada” among cities with a population of fewer than 1 million. With the incredible natural surroundings, Knoxville is a truly special place to live.
Ferguson Realtors brings more than 80 years of real estate services to your fingertips. Our full-time online staff is available to assist with your real estate or information needs. We pledge an immediate response to any requests.
The Arts Council of Greater Knoxville supports and promotes the arts in Knoxville through a variety of educational programs, exhibition opportunities, and community services for the arts community, and promotes the area’s cultural resources. The cultural atmosphere offers a depth of artistic talent. The University and Knoxville’s performing arts programs are characterized by high levels of professional achievement, excellent facilities, and extensive community support.
Education is of prime concern to parents and relocating families. The Knoxville, Alcoa, Maryville and Oak Ridge areas are blessed with highly ranked schools.
Personalized Reports on schools and cost-of-living comparisons are available upon request. Up-to-date data from e-neighborhood and School Reports will answer most of your questions. We can even offer direct comparisons of your current address and Knoxville addresses.
Seven lakes with more than 3,000 miles of shoreline offering lakeside living, boating, fishing, and other recreational activities, surround Knoxville. Our lake specialist can provide you with maps, select properties, and general information.
Home of the 1982 World’s Fair – Knoxville offers unlimited growth and development.
Tennessee is one of the NO INCOME TAX states with limited tax on interest and dividends.
Tennessee Tops List of Retirement Destinations – According to Bankrank analysts, Tennessee boasts the second lowest cost of living in the country. Combined with a low tax burden and great access to medical care, Tennessee is ideal for retirees living on fixed incomes. CNNMoney May 2013
Knoxville was named in the Top 100 Best Places to Live. Liveability.com September 2014
Forbes ranked Knoxville in the Top 5 of America’s Most Affordable Cities. Forbes March 2014
Taxes – Tennessee’s 2011 tax burden of 7.6% ranks 6th lowest out of 50 states, and is below the national average of 9.8%. Tennessee’s taxpayers pay $2777 per capita in state and local taxes.
Knoxville was ranked the Most Exciting City in Tennessee in 2014. Movoto.com July 2014