Knoxville lies in the eastern half of Tennessee and is the county seat of Knox County. Its population is just over 183,000 and many residents live in condominiums. Most Knoxville condos are two- and three-bedroom detached homes. You can also find some available in smaller buildings throughout various neighborhoods in the city.
North Hills is a neighborhood in the north portion of the city. The community has mature gardens and a peaceful atmosphere and is just minutes from downtown. Island Home is a neighborhood on the south side of the city. This charming and quaint community is a private retreat for its residents and the community features wide streets lined with trees. You can also enjoy a nature center with a park wildlife sanctuary and hiking trails. On the city’s east side Holston Hills offers families and professionals modest homes with access to a country club and golf course. A neighborhood with convenient access to commercial development, restaurants and shopping is Sequoyah Hills. It was annexed into the city in 1917 and has continued to grow since. Fourth and Gill is a neighborhood in the downtown area and is a hot spot for artists, students, professionals and families. There are also condominiums and loft apartments available in chic, modern buildings giving inhabitants easy access to Knoxville’s nightlife.
One of the largest employers in Knoxville is the U.S. Department of Energy. The Oak Ridge Operations location employs 13,000 people. Other major employers include the Knox County Public School System, Covenant Health and Tennova Health Care. Knoxville is within one day’s drive of 75 percent of the country’s population, making it a hot spot for manufacturing business. Tourism and hospitality also provide plenty of employment opportunity’s in the area due to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park and other nearby attractions. Whether you are a seasoned professional or a young professional with a growing family, Knoxville is a great city in which to work and play.