Maryville Homes - Maryville Real Estate - Blount County Real Estate
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Introduction to Maryville, Tennessee
The City of Maryville, with a population of 24,000, is located south of Knoxville in the shadow of the Great Smoky Mountains. Maryville was established on July 11, 1795, by an act of the General Assembly of the Territory South of the Ohio River. Located in Blount County, Maryville was named in honor of Mary Grainger Blount, wife of Governor William Blount. The county was named in honor of Governor Blount. Almost a year later, on June 1, 1796, the State of Tennessee became the 16th state in the Union.
In 1819, Southern and Western Theological Seminary was opened. The name was changed to Maryville College in 1842. Maryville has an active program for preserving its heritage. This is best seen in the redevelopment and preservation of downtown Maryville. Many historic structures in downtown Maryville remain and have continuous use.
Currently, Maryville's downtown offers the community and visitors entertainment, office, restaurant, retail, recreation, government, education, and religious institutions, medical, and housing opportunities. In addition, the new Blount County Library and scheduled community programs will further improve downtown's position in attracting individuals and families throughout the weekdays and weekends. A 19 mile walking trail connects Maryville and Alcoa, and runs the length of Bicentennial Greenbelt Park in downtown Maryville.
Maryville is business friendly. Maryville is the headquarters for Clayton Homes, Inc., which employs 1500 locally and 14,000 nationwide, and for Ruby Tuesday, Inc., which has over 900 locations worldwide.
Schools, Medical Services, and Other Services
Maryville, which operates its own independent school system, has four elementary schools, including a School of Dynamic Learning, which runs on a year-round schedule. There is one intermediate school, one middle school, and one high school. Maryville schools are known for their quality educational programs, and the entire system is ranked among the top five in the State of Tennessee.
Maryville is served by a branch of Pellissippi State Community College.
Maryville is served by Blount Memorial Hospital located in Maryville and also by other medical facilities in Blount and Knox Counties.
Great Schools Map
Explore public and private schools in Maryville and Blount County, Tennessee, using the Great Schools map below.
Maryville College is a well known and highly respected liberal arts college with an enrollment of 1200 students, affiliated voluntarily with the Presbyterian Church in the USA. The East Tennessee Japanese School, Inc. is located at Maryville College A little known but interesting connection with the Japanese by Maryville College is that football was introduced to Maryville College intramurals by a Japanese exchange student. When Vanderbilt University organized a varsity football team in 1886, it was probably the first Tennessee college to do so. Maryville College began playing intramural games in 1889 under coach, captain, and quarterback Kin Takahashi, who made many other notable non-football contributions to Maryville College. Maryville College has a history of leading breakthroughs, including the early admission and education of women, minorities, native Americans, and disadvantaged.people of Appalachia.
Location of Maryville, Tennessee
Maryville is conveniently located 17 miles from downtown Knoxville, 8 miles to Knoxville’s McGhee Tyson Airport, just 18 miles to Great Smoky Mountains National Park, and 10 miles to Ft. Loudoun Lake. It is located on U.S. routes 321, 411, and 129, and I-140 and numerous state routes.
More on Maryville Homes, Blount County Homes, and Blount County Real Estate
As a part of our agency covering East Tennessee real estate, our services include coverage of Maryville real estate, as well as Blount County, where we can show you excellent buys in Maryville homes and Blount County homes, including property under short sale or foreclosure conditions. Outstanding values are offered in Maryville and Blount County homes and condos suitable for retirement, making them terrific candidates for real estate investing for your future. Let us show you the opportunities for investment in land and commercial property in both Maryville and Blount County.
If you are interested in a vacation cabin in the Great Smoky Mountains as a companion to go with your Maryville home, visit our page on Smoky Mountain cabins as a real estate investment to learn about this potential. Check out the availability of cabins in the Great Smoky Mountains and foothills that are for sale on the real estate market. You may also be interested in exploring the commercial real estate market, especially for Gatlinburg and the rest of Sevier County.
Statistics for Maryville, TN
Links to information about Maryville, TN
City of Maryville Government
Maryville City Schools
Report Card on Schools by State of Tennessee
Blount County Government
Chamber of Commerce Blount Partnership
Economic Development Board- Blount County
Health and Medical Services in Maryville and Blount County
General Medical Information