East Tennessee, bordered by Kentucky (north) and Georgia (south), and comprised largely of the Knoxville (population 190,740) and Chattanooga (population 181,099) markets, is home of “Dollywood”, with a total population of over 2.4 million residents. 

Outside of the main cities of Knoxville and Chattanooga, the other most notable towns are Johnson City, Kingsport, Cleveland, Maryville, Oak Ridge, Morristown, Bristol, and Farragut. 

Average home prices in the Knoxville area are $295,000, which is just below the average home price across the entire United States ($325,000). Known mostly for its tourism, East Tennessee could be viewed as more of a “destination”, although living there offers almost unlimited opportunities to enjoy outdoor life.  

Chances are, you are visiting East Tennessee to visit amazing towns like Gatlinburg, Pigeon Forge, or Sevierville in order to enjoy some of the greatest outdoor life attractions available in the entire country!

Main Cities In East Tennessee

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