1. Knoxville is named among the 10 fastest growing U.S. Cities by CNNMoney.com.
2. Knoxville, TN Is America’s Most Romantic City according to Amazon.com
3. The Sunsphere, built for the 1982 World’s Fair is a major attraction in Knoxville.
4. Interstates I-40, I-75, and I-275 run through Knoxville.
5. Fun facts about Knoxville
6. In 1965 tuition at The University of Tennessee was $78 per quarter for in-state residents. In 2016 it is $12,436 for in-state and $30,626 for out-of-state annually.
7. Facts about the University of Tennessee
8. Knoxville is within a day’s driving distance from two-thirds of the population of the U.S. east of the Mississippi River.
9. Knoxville is situated next to Great Smoky Mountains National Park, the most visited national park in America.
10. During the Civil War, the city of Knoxville was considered an important and strategic point for both the Union and Confederate forces.
11. The atomic bomb, modern history’s most closely guarded secret, was developed in nearby Oak Ridge.
12. Knoxville is 889 feet above sea level.
13. Knoxville is accessible from an international waterway.
14. Knoxville has more restaurants per capita than any city in the U.S.