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Knoxville and the Region

KnoxWith a population of more than 180,000, Knoxville has the amenities of a big city and the soul of a small town. You’ll find a variety of unique stores, restaurants, bars, and coffee shops sprinkled throughout the historic downtown, just steps from LMU Law. Hundreds of miles of trails beckon in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, a short drive from Knoxville. Plenty of agencies offer public service opportunities, including the renowned Highlander Research and Education Center, a social justice training center with a long history of involvement in civil rights, labor activism, youth leadership, and immigration reform. Knoxville is also a short drive from several major cities including Nashville, Asheville, Atlanta, and Louisville.

CNN/Money Magazine has kept Knoxville on its list of the Top 10 fastest growing cities, citing a 33% growth in population between 2000 and 2010. Forbes Magazine has also named Knoxville one of America’s most affordable cities in 2015.

In the event you do not know much about Knoxville, CNN/Money Magazine kept Knoxville on its list of the Top 10 Fastest Growing Cities, citing a 33% growth in population between 2000 and 2010. Forbes Magazine has also named Knoxville as the #2 on its list of Most Affordable Cities in the U.S. Finally, Travel + Leisure Magazine just added Knoxville to its Top 10 List of Favorite Cities and listed it the #4 Friendliest City in the country. 

With an abundance of festivals, concerts, outdoor activities and events in Knoxville and the surrounding area year-round, you can plan your next adventure by visitiing Visit Knoxville and Knoxville Weekend.  

Knoxville... It's Happening.