About Maryville TN
Located about 14 miles southeast of Knoxville, Maryville provides an excellent quality of life to all of its 28,000 residents. Established as a city in 1795, Maryville has retained much of its historic character and architecture. Interested homebuyers will find that Maryville's real estate market includes plenty of single-family homes, condos, townhomes, as well as land property for sale.
Residents love the city's peaceful living, plentiful recreational opportunities and award-winning education. With all of this, it is no surprise that Maryville was voted one of the 10 best places to live in America by A&E Television. The city is only 20 minutes away from the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, which offers endless opportunities to enjoy nature, from walks and hiking to canoeing to wildlife watching. Maryville is also close to numerous state parks and several lakes and rivers, including the Tennessee River.
Many Maryville residents enjoy making the trip to nearby Knoxville to cheer on the University of Tennessee football team. Other interesting diversions include the Great Smoky Mountains Heritage Center in Townsend, the Museum of Appalachia in Norris, the Lost Sea in Sweetwater (the nation's largest underground lake), and the Tennessee Aquarium. The area is also home to many cultural events, including art, music and heritage festivals.
Education is a priority in Maryville and the three area public school systems jointly received the State Department of Education's A+ Award for a commitment in the community to excellent education.
Natural beauty, an emphasis on community and education and a rich history and heritage - these are the things that make Maryville a special place to live.
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