Johnson City is the 8th largest city in Tennessee, and spans 3 different counties in Tennessee; Washington, Carter, and Sullivan (mainly Washington County).

As the principal city of the Johnson City Metropolitan Statistical Area, (covering Carter, Unicoi, and Washington counties), it is a prominent component of the Johnson City–Kingsport–Bristol, Tennessee–Virginia Combined Statistical Area (5th largest in Tennessee), which most people refer to as the “Tri-Cities” region.

When visiting Johnson City, be sure to hit the Tweetsie Trail and any combination of our amazing parks… Winged Deer Park, Willow Springs Park, Founders Park, or Buffalo Mountain Park. 

Also be sure to check out the Community Theater, Civic Center, or Railroad Museum before finishing your night with a drink from local breweries Yee-Haw Brewing or Johnson City Brewing!

Johnson City At A Glance



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