Union county, home to legendary and popular musicians such as Chet Atkins, Roy Acuff and Kenny Chesney; home to families with deep roots and an appreciation of the rich cultural history of the area; home to retirees from many areas of the country who have discovered the unique beauty and recreational opportunities that are in abundance; home to tourists that annually visit our parks and pristine waterways and shorelines. Located just 15 miles North of Knoxville, Union County has something for everyone with a deep emerald lake nestled in the shadows of the Appalachian Mountains, museums, historic landmarks, quaint shops, and wide open spaces perfect for viewing wildlife or enjoying an outdoor adventure. Combined with a mild climate and the perfect location geographically located within a days drive of most major metropolitan cities in the Southeast, come see why so many people choose to call Union County home!
Consider a mild climate, an abundance of natural beauty, easy access to excellent healthcare and urban amenities, great schools and a favorable tax structure and you have Union County... To learn more click here.
Encompassing over 30,000 acres of water and 800 miles of shoreline, Norris Lake provides one of the most beautiful vacation spots for fishing, boating, skiing, camping and wildlife observation... To learn more click here.
Strategically located 15 miles north of Knoxville, Union County is one of the fastest growing counties in Tennessee and part of the metropolitan statistical area of Knoxville. The significant growth of the county is directly linked to the growth of infrastructure, such as water and broadband, as well as the development of upscale lake communities. With a significant unmet demand for retail and services, a favorable business tax structure, and the availability of both a skilled and professional labor source, come see why Union County is open for business.
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