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Ranked sixth in Tennessee in land area and 18th fastest growing county in the State of Tennessee, Monroe County offers a wide arrayof beautiful sights as well as great opportunity. Blessed with manybeautiful rivers, mountains, valleys, streams and lakes you can travelthe National Scenic Byway, the Cherohala Skyway. This beautifulmountainous drive will take you through the Cherokee and NantahalaNational Forests, all the way from Tellico Plains, Tennessee toRobinsville, North Carolina. You can also camp, hike, picnic or swimalong the way. Loudon County is Tennessee’s 7th fastest growing community, andits numerous waterways and scenic beauty partner beautifully withthe area’s heritage and culture to provide exceptional quality of lifefor its residents. Access to labor pools both within and surroundingthe county, a diverse mix of commercial, service and industrial entities, combined with cooperative governments, provide a positiveeconomic climate for business.
- Low Cost of Living Community with a below average ACCRA composite 89.3
- Loudon and Monroe counties have one of the lowest property tax rate in the State of Tennessee
- Four distinct seasons with a temperate year round climate
- Spring typically lasts from March–June
- Fall typically lasts from September–December
- Average annual high temperature of 68.9° F
- Average annual low temperature of 46.3° F
- Average annual precipitation of 56″
- Average of 11″ of snow annually
Recreation and Culture
- There are active Parks and Recreation programs with many youth and adult activities: Lenoir City Parks and Recreation; Loudon Parks and Recreation,:Kefauver Park
- Two public swimming pools
- Golf courses including Greg Norman’s Tennessee National Signature Course
- Historic downtown theatre, The Lyric Theatre, and Amphitheatre (Tate & Lyle Performing Arts Center)
- School of culture and fine arts
- Historic downtown districts with specialty shops and eateries
- Several arts, crafts, and music festivals throughout the year
- Miles of walking trails and several municipal parks with activities for all ages
Area recreational opportunities include hiking, biking, fishing, camping, climbing, rafting, canoeing, kayaking, sailing, swimming, sporting events and activities, etc.
Downtown Knoxville has many cultural amenities located within a short 30 minute drive of Loudon County. Some of the amenities and activities include art and cultural museums, zoo, orchestra, opera, ballet, musical venues, international cultural centers, etc.
Housing is available for all lifestyle and affordability preferences.
With a large selection of planned golf and waterfront communities located in Loudon County and Monroe Counties including Avalon, Rarity Bay, WindRiver, Tellico Village, Harbour Place, Tellico Harbor, foothillspointe and Tennessee National.
National, regional, and independently owned retailers located in shopping centers throughout Loudon County Located convenient to urban shopping malls and shopping centers in the Knoxville area.
Specialty shops including boutiques, antiques, arts, and crafts located in historic downtown areas.