Tennessee provides the backdrop for the good life! Whatever your interests or hobbies, Tennessee is home to urban places and wide-open spaces, with lots of scenic room to roam. Knoxville is the third largest city in the state of Tennessee with a population of over 444,000 and where the cost of living is about 20% lower than the U.S. average. Tennessee also has no state income tax.

Knoxville offers a perfect mix of big city living, and small town feel. Knoxville is a progressive, friendly, and rapidly growing city accessible from an international waterway. It is situated at the foothills of Great Smoky Mountains National Park.  Tennessee’s lakes, rivers and parks provide the perfect setting for outdoor activities. The fine arts thrive alongside regional crafts and sports share the spotlight with great musical attractions. East Tennessee has a thriving economy and great public and private school systems. Knox County Schools (KCS) hold an exemplary status awarded by the Tennessee Department of Education.  KCS is the first large urban school district to ever earn this distinction from the state. Knoxville is also home to the University of Tennessee, a major SEC university. McGhee Tyson Airport, a beautiful, easy access airport, allows for uncomplicated travel and is within a 30 minute drive to downtown Knoxville.