Living In Knoxville
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A City Of The Arts
From exciting streets to music-filled stages with captivating performances, creativity is steeped into the fabric of this valley. The arts gained an even greater foothold in 2016 when Knoxville was designated as one of the first Etsy Maker City in the United States.
The region’s 23 post-secondary institutions, including the University of Tennessee’s flagship campus, attract quite a few gifted students from across the world, including graduates from four regional high schools that received Top 20 Best High School honors from U.S. News and World Report.
Sheltered by the peaks of the nation’s most-visited national park, the Knoxville region offers adventure seekers two national forests, nine state parks and more than 1,000 square miles of waterways, plus an Urban Wilderness located just three miles from Downtown.
Steeped in innovation and brimming with charm, this vibrant Southern community offers amenities that appeal to every lifestyle.