Vacation & Retire in Beautiful Knoxville, TN

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A River Runs Through It…

A vibrant city, Knoxville is nestled in the Tennessee Valley and the Tennessee River runs through the heart of the city. Knoxville sits in close proximity to mountains and water, making it an ideal location for outdoor enthusiasts. Knoxville and the surrounding area offers lots in the way of cultural experiences as well. The Knoxville Film Festival is held every August. The Great Smoky Mountains National Park is just an hour away. There are great restaurants featuring a wide variety of cuisines.

With the active lifestyle options, great moderate climate, low cost of living, amazing boating season and seemingly endless opportunities for entertainment, Knoxville has become one of the most popular destinations for retirees and for those just seeking a different sort of lifestyle.

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  • Average Temperatures
    • Winter: 50/32 Spring: 70/48
    • Summer: 87/67 Fall: 71/51
  • Population: 183,270
  • Airport: McGhee Tyson Airport
  • Average Property Tax: 0.71%
  • Sales Tax: 7-9.25%


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