Maryville is a thriving city located in Blount County, Tennessee. With a small town population of about 23,000, Maryville is a wonderful place to retire. According to a study released by the National Association of REALTORS (NAR), 10% of all baby boomers are considering buying real estate in the next year. The Great Smoky Mountains, lakes, and rivers make this area very appealing to purchase property for retirees.
Knoxville and the University of Tennessee are located only twenty miles away, providing residents with all the big city amenities they need. Outdoor adventure and scenic beauty are all within the city limits.
The Theater in the Park, located near the Blount County Courthouse provides the area with a first class outdoor theater. Annual community events include movie nights, symphony performances, as well as the Foothills Fall Festival. October 16-18 this year will be the 10 year anniversary of the Foothills Fall Festival. The Festival is a place for people to show off their arts and crafts and listen to wonderful local music.
More and more retirees are finding Maryville to be an affordable place to spend the best rest of their life!