Knoxville City, Knox County, Tennessee (TN) 37902

Knoxville City

Knox County, Tennessee

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The Knoxville City/County Building is located at 400 Main Street, Knoxville TN 37902.
Phone: 865‑215‑2534.


E.R. Hays House

Beginnings

Knoxville was founded and named in 1791. The constitution of the United States had been in operation three years; Washington had been president two years; and William Blount had been governor of the territory south of the Ohio River one year. The year is significant as that which saw the passage of the first internal revenue bill, the establishment of the United States Bank, and the differentiation of two great political parties based on principles outlined and advocated respectively by Hamilton and Jefferson.

Neighborhoods

  • Adair Gardens Historic District
  • Island Home Park Historic District
  • Lindbergh Forest Historic District
  • Morris Heights
  • Scenic Ridge
  • Settlers Ridge
  • Whittington Creek
  • Windbrook
  • Wynrush
  • Abbington
  • Adair Gardens
  • Adams Place
  • Admiral Bend
  • Admirals Landing
  • Ag French Place
  • Alanridge
  • Alderwood Court
  • Allison Park
  • Alpine Meadows
  • Alta Vista
  • Amber Meadows
  • Amberleigh
  • Amberwood
  • Ambrister
  • Amherst Homesites
  • Amherst Woods
  • Anderson Ridge
  • Andes Place
  • Andorian Hills
  • Andover Court
  • Andover Place
  • Andrew Place
  • Andrews Crossing
  • Andrews Landing
  • Annies Place
  • Ansley Oaks
  • Ansley Woods
  • Anteelah
  • Arbor Creek
  • Arbor Gate
  • Ardilla Point
  • Arlington Addition
  • Arrowhead
  • Art Lofts at the Candy Factory
  • Asbury Place
  • Asheville Heights
  • Ashford Glen
  • Ashley Oaks
  • Ashley West Condominiums
  • Atlee Fields
  • Augusta Hills
  • Austin Landing
  • Autumn Place
  • Autumn Ridge
  • Autumn Walk
  • Avery Woods
  • Bailey Park
  • Bakertown Station
  • Bakertown Village
  • Bakertown Woods
  • Balcaro
  • Baldwin Park
  • Ball Ridge
  • Ballcamp Villas
  • Barbara Heights
  • Barclay Heights
  • Barineau Hills
  • Bayou Bend
  • Bayview West
  • Beall View
  • Bearden
  • Beaumaris Park
  • Beaver Brook Acres
  • Beaver Brook Estates
  • Beaver Ridge Estates
  • Beaver Ridge Heights
  • Beaverdale
  • Bedford Oaks
  • Beech Grove Springs
  • Belcaro
  • Bell
  • Belle Meade
  • Belle Terra
  • Belleview
  • Belmont
  • Belmont Park
  • Benington
  • Benjamin Knob
  • Bennett Place
  • Bent Creek
  • Bent Tree
  • Bent Wood
  • Bentley Park
  • Benton
  • Bentwood
  • Berkshire Woods
  • Bethany Springs
  • Beverly
  • Beverly Acres
  • Beverly Oaks
  • Beverly Place
  • Beverly Square
  • Bexhill
  • Biddle Heights
  • Biltmore Forest
  • Biscayne
  • Bishop Ridge
  • Bishops Court
  • Black Oak Crest
  • Black Oak Heights
  • Black Oak Hills
  • Black Oak Meadows
  • Black Oak Ridge
  • Blairwood
  • Blakewood
  • Blang Addition
  • Blueberry Hills
  • Bluegrass Court
  • Bluegrass Heights
  • Bluegrass Village
  • Bluff Point
  • Bonta Vista
  • Bonview Addition
  • Border Addition
  • Bowles Farm
  • Boxwood Hills
  • Braddocks Place
  • Bradford Acres
  • Bradford Place
  • Bradley Lake
  • Bradley Place
  • Bradshaw Gardens
  • Bramblewood
  • Brentmoor
  • Brentwood
  • Bretton Ridge
  • Brewer Estates
  • Briarcliff
  • Briarglen
  • Briarwood Estates
  • Bridgemore
  • Bridgewater
  • Brier Meadows
  • Brierley Heights
  • Brighton Farms
  • Brighton Park
  • Brittany Place
  • Brixworth
  • Brookfield Acres
  • Brookhaven
  • Brookmill Estates
  • Brookshire
  • Brookside Villas
  • Brooksong
  • Brookstone
  • Brookvale Estates
  • Brookwood
  • Brown Gap Villas
  • Brownlow Lofts
  • Brownvue
  • Bryson Place
  • Buckhaven
  • Buckhead
  • Buckhorn Woods
  • Buffat Trace
  • Bunker Hill
  • Burlington
  • Burnette Heights
  • Burnhurst
  • Burnt Chimneys
  • Burrier Farms
  • Cabot Ridge
  • Cain Ridge Estates
  • Calabrese Estates
  • Callahan Farm
  • Callaway Hills
  • Cambridge
  • Cambridge Woods
  • Camelot
  • Cameron Park
  • Campbell Creek
  • Campbell Station
  • Canby Hills
  • Candlewick
  • Candy Factory Condos
  • Canmore Place
  • Canterbury Hills
  • Canton Place
  • Cantrell Heights
  • Carlton Homes
  • Carlton Manor
  • Carollwood
  • Carpenter Ridge
  • Carriage Lane
  • Carrington Place
  • Carrolwood
  • Carter Mill
  • Carter Ridge
  • Casa Bella
  • Cascade Falls
  • Cascade Villas
  • Castle Heights
  • Castle Pines
  • Castlegate
  • Cavets Station
  • Cedar Bluff
  • Cedar Breeze
  • Cedar Chase
  • Cedar Crest
  • Cedar Crossing
  • Cedar Flats
  • Cedar Grove
  • Cedar Heights
  • Cedarchase
  • Cedarcrest North
  • Cedardale
  • Centeroak
  • Chadwick Place
  • Channel Point
  • Chanterelle Glen
  • Chaparral Trail
  • Chapel Hill
  • Chapman Heights
  • Charles Gambill
  • Charles Towne Landing
  • Charlton Park
  • Chase Trail
  • Chatam Ridge
  • Chatham Village
  • Chatsworth
  • Chenoweth Condos
  • Cherokee
  • Cherokee Bluff
  • Cherokee Peak
  • Cherokee Ridge
  • Cherokee Springs
  • Cherry Hill Park
  • Cherrybrook
  • Chesterfield
  • Chestnut Grove
  • Chestnut Hill
  • Chestnut Ridge
  • Cheville Addition
  • Chilhowee Court
  • Chilhowee Hills
  • Chips Crossing
  • Chlhowee Park Historic District
  • Choto Estates
  • Choto Farms
  • Choto Fields
  • Choto Mill
  • Chukar Station
  • Church Downs
  • Churchhill Addition
  • Churchhill Downs
  • Churchwells
  • Churchwells Oakhill Add.
  • Circle View
  • City Homes
  • Cityview at Riverwalk
  • Claiborne Place Addition
  • Clear Springs Plantation
  • Clearview Hills
  • Cleveland Park
  • Club Estates
  • Cobblestone Park
  • Coker Hill
  • Coker Hills
  • Cokers Addition
  • Colchester Court
  • Cold Springs Addition
  • Colonial Estates
  • Colonial Forest
  • Colonial Heights
  • Colonial Park
  • Colonial Village
  • Colonies
  • Colony Village
  • Commerce Lofts
  • Concord Farms
  • Concord Landing
  • Concord Villas
  • Concord Woods
  • Conners Creek
  • Cooper Meadows
  • Copperfield
  • Copperstone
  • Cora Henry Estate
  • Coram
  • Corryton
  • Cottages at Crippen
  • Cottages at Harvest Towne
  • Cottington Court
  • Couch Mill Estates
  • Country Club Estates
  • Country Corner
  • Country Meadows
  • Country Sites
  • Countryhill Estates
  • Countryside
  • County Club Estates
  • Court of Coventry
  • Cove Point
  • Cove Ridge
  • Coventry
  • Coventry Park
  • Covered Bridge
  • Cowans
  • Craig Cove
  • Craig Road Estates
  • Crawford
  • Creekside
  • Creekstone
  • Crest Brook
  • Crest Haven
  • Crestline
  • Creston Court
  • Crestwood
  • Crestwood Forest
  • Crestwood Heights
  • Crestwood Hills
  • Creswell Court
  • Creswell Park
  • Crippen Park
  • Crossfield
  • Crossroads
  • Crossroads North
  • Crossroads Way
  • Crossway Addition
  • Crown Court Condominiums
  • Crystal Lake
  • Crystal Springs
  • Cumberland Estates
  • Cumberland View
  • Cumberland Woods
  • Cutters Run
  • Dailey Heights
  • Daisys Landing
  • Dakota Hills
  • Dalton Place
  • Damaron
  • Dante Court
  • Dante Cove
  • Darnell
  • Davenport Farms
  • Davenport Heights
  • Davenport Homestead
  • David Park
  • Deadricks Addition
  • Dean Hill Estates
  • Deanbrook
  • Deane Hill Estates
  • Deep Woods
  • Deer Creek
  • Deer Run
  • Deerfield
  • Delle Meade
  • Dempster
  • Denton Place
  • Denwood
  • Derby Chase
  • Devanshire
  • Dodson
  • Dogwood Cove
  • Dogwood Gardens
  • Dogwood Heights
  • Dogwood Hills
  • Dogwood Manor
  • Dogwood Trails
  • Dogwood View
  • Dolltown
  • Dovington Estates
  • Downtown
  • Doyle Heights
  • Dunbarton Oaks
  • Duncan Villas
  • Duncan Woods
  • Duncans Landing
  • Durham Park
  • Dutch Valley Heights
  • Dutchtown Villas
  • Eagle Glen
  • Eagle Ridge
  • East Hills
  • East Towne Villas
  • Eastbrook
  • Eastwood Estates
  • Echo Valley
  • Ederol Heights
  • Edgehill Manor
  • Edgewater
  • Edgewood
  • Edgewood Heights
  • Edgewood Park
  • Edmonds Addition
  • Elbert Kitts Farm
  • Elizabeth Downs
  • Ellistown Estates
  • Elmwood
  • Emerald City
  • Emerald Pointe
  • Emerald Way
  • Emma Aults Addition
  • Emoriland Park
  • Emoriland Park Addn
  • Emory Acres
  • Emory Chase
  • Emory Estates
  • Emory Farms
  • Emory Fields
  • Emory Heights
  • Emory Park Historic District
  • Emory Pointe
  • Emory Rd
  • Emory Vista
  • Evans Gate
  • Evergreen Court
  • Evergreen Hills
  • Evian Tower Condos
  • Fair Garden
  • Fair Lawn
  • Fair Oaks
  • Fairgarden
  • Fairmount
  • Fairmount Park Addition
  • Fairoaks
  • Fairview Addition
  • Fairview Heights
  • Falcon Pointe
  • Falling Waters
  • Far View Hills
  • Farmington
  • Farmington West
  • Farragut Commons
  • Farragut Heights
  • Farrington
  • Farview Hills
  • Fenton Heights
  • Fieldstone Farms
  • Fire Street Lofts
  • Florence Gardens
  • Flowerland
  • Foothills Est.
  • Foothills Estates
  • Ford Valley Estates
  • Forest Landing
  • Forest Acres
  • Forest Brook
  • Forest Brook Park
  • Forest Heights
  • Forest Hills
  • Forest Hills Boulevard Historic District
  • Forest Landing
  • Forest Mill
  • Forest Park
  • Forest View
  • Forest Village
  • Forestdale Addition
  • Foresthill Acres
  • Forestwood Court
  • Forrest View
  • Forrestwood Court Condominiums
  • Fort Hill
  • Fort Sanders
  • Fort Sandes Historic District
  • Fountain City
  • Fountain City
  • Fountain City Heights
  • Fountain Gate
  • Fountain Heights
  • Fountain Park
  • Fountain Place
  • Fountain View
  • Fountaincrest
  • Fountainhead
  • Fourth and Gill Historic District
  • Fox Bend
  • Fox Chase Hills
  • Fox Creek
  • Fox Den Condos
  • Fox Den Villas
  • Fox Fire
  • Fox Hollow
  • Fox Landing
  • Fox Ridge
  • Fox Run
  • Fox Springs
  • Foxboro
  • Foxfield
  • Foxfire
  • Foxoboro
  • Francis Station
  • Franklin Creek
  • Franklin Hill
  • Franklin Station
  • Freemans Farm
  • Frenchs Place
  • Fugate Estates
  • Galbraith School Heights
  • Galewood
  • Gallaher Station
  • Gallaher View
  • Game Day Condos
  • Garden Valley
  • Gardner Grove
  • Garfield Estates
  • Gateway Addition
  • Gatewood
  • Gay Street Commercial Historic District
  • Georgetown
  • Gettysvue
  • Geyland Heights
  • Ghiradelli
  • Gibbs Drive Historic District
  • Gibson Terrace
  • Gilbert Estates
  • Gilbert Glen
  • Gilbert Lane
  • Gilbert Station
  • Gillenwater
  • Gills Addition
  • Gleason Commons
  • Gleason Court
  • Glen Arden
  • Glen Cove
  • Glen Dale Estates
  • Glen Ives
  • Glen Lake
  • Glen Ridge Gardens
  • Glen View
  • Glencree
  • Glendale Estates
  • Glenlake
  • Glenmay
  • Glenmora Grove
  • Glennwood Park
  • Glenridge Gardens
  • Glenview Estates
  • Glenwood Park
  • Glenwood Village
  • Golden Acres
  • Golden Hills
  • Golden Meadows
  • Golden Ridge
  • Goldenview
  • Goldsmith
  • Gossetts
  • Governors Landing
  • Governors Mill
  • Gracemont
  • Grand Meadows
  • Grandview
  • Grassy Valley
  • Grassy View
  • Gray Eagle Springs
  • Gray Oaks
  • Graybeal
  • Graybrook Park
  • Graysburg
  • Green Valley
  • Greenbriar
  • Greenbriar Unit
  • Greenbrook
  • Greenfield
  • Greenfield Add
  • Greenfield Court
  • Greenland Addition
  • Greenwood Forest
  • Greenwood Heights
  • Greyland Hills
  • Greystone
  • Greywood Crossing
  • Griffin Trace
  • Griffins Gate
  • Griffith
  • Griffith Place
  • Griffith Trace
  • Grigsby Gate
  • Gritzland
  • Grove Park
  • Grove Pointe
  • Gulf Chase
  • Gulf Park
  • Gulfwood
  • Hall Heights
  • Hallbrook
  • Halls
  • Hamilton House
  • Hamilton Place
  • Hampton Court
  • Hampton Hall
  • Hanfield Estates
  • Hannahs Grove
  • Harbor Cove
  • Hardin Fields
  • Hardin Valley Farms
  • Hardin Valley Woods
  • Harill Hills
  • Harmony Heights
  • Harrill Heights
  • Harrill Hills
  • Harrison Forest
  • Harrison Keepe
  • Harrison Springs
  • Hart Cove Landing
  • Harts Ridge
  • Harvest Grove
  • Hatcher
  • Havenwoods Addition
  • Hawks Landing
  • Hawks Nest
  • Hawthorne Heights
  • Hawthorne Place
  • Haynes Hills Addition
  • Haynesfield
  • Hazens Hill
  • Heather Heights
  • Hencks Addition
  • Henderson Bend
  • Hendrix Place
  • Henning
  • Henry Davenport Farm
  • Hensley
  • Heritage Oaks
  • Heritage Place
  • Heritage Woods
  • Herons Pointe
  • Hewgley Park Condominiums
  • Hialeah
  • Hickey
  • Hickory Brook
  • Hickory Heights
  • Hickory Hills
  • Hickorybrook in Raintree
  • Hidden Brook
  • Hidden Cove
  • Hidden Glen
  • Hidden Hills
  • Hidden Valley
  • Hidden View
  • Hiddenbrook
  • Higgins Place
  • High Gate at Lyons View
  • High Meadow
  • High Mesa
  • Highgate
  • Highgrove Gardens
  • Highland Condominiums
  • Highland Creek
  • Highland Heights
  • Highland Hills
  • Highland Homesites
  • Highland Park
  • Highland Point
  • Highland View
  • Highlands
  • Highlands at Northshore
  • Highpoint
  • Highvue Acres
  • Hill Dale
  • Hill View Farm
  • Hillcrest Addition
  • Hillshire of Whittington
  • Hillwood Heights
  • Holiday Hills
  • Holland
  • Holly Crest
  • Hollywood Hills
  • Holston
  • Holston Acres
  • Holston Heights
  • Holston Hills
  • Holston Meadows
  • Holston Park
  • Homestead
  • Honey Groves
  • Hoopers
  • Hope Meadows
  • Hopewell Estates
  • Hudson Addition
  • Hundred Oaks
  • Huntcrest
  • Hunter Estates
  • Hunters Creek
  • Hunters Crossing
  • Hunters Ridge
  • Hunters Trail
  • Hunting Hills
  • Hunting Ridge
  • Huntington Place
  • Ian Landing
  • Idlewood
  • Imperial Estates
  • Indian Crossing
  • Inglewood
  • Inskip Heights
  • Inverness
  • Inwood
  • Iris Glen
  • Ivybridge
  • Jackson Avenue Warehouse District
  • Jackson Pointe
  • Jackson Square
  • Jacksonian Lofts
  • James And Johnnie Bell
  • James Duncan Farm
  • Jefferson Park
  • Jenkins Creek
  • Jennifer Place
  • John Sevier Estates
  • Johnstone
  • Jones Farm
  • Joseph Gate
  • Joshua Place
  • Joshuas Landing
  • Karns Meadows
  • Kaye Crest Hills
  • Keeble Addition
  • Keeneland Heights
  • Kelsey Forest
  • Kendrick Place
  • Kenesaw Manor
  • Kenilworth Square
  • Kennon Park
  • Kensington
  • Kenwood
  • Kesterbrooke
  • Keystone
  • Kidder Court
  • Kimberlin Heights
  • Kincer Farms
  • Kings Valley
  • Kingsgate
  • Kingston Hills
  • Kingston Park
  • Kingston Pike Estates
  • Kingston Pike Historic District
  • Kingston Place
  • Kingston Woods
  • Kirby Glen
  • Kirkwood
  • Knollwood
  • Knottingham Forest
  • Knottingwood Forest
  • Knoxville College Historic District
  • Lake Cove
  • Lake Forest
  • Lake Glen
  • Lake Park Springs
  • Lake Plaza Condominiums
  • Lake Point
  • Lake Ridge
  • Lake Springs Addition
  • Lake Terrace
  • Lakemoor Hills
  • Lakemoor Village
  • Lakeridge
  • Lakeshire
  • Lakeshore Meadows
  • Lakeside Park
  • Lakewood
  • Lancaster Ridge
  • Landmark
  • Larkland
  • Laurel Hills
  • Laurel Oak Villas
  • Laurel Place
  • Laurel Station
  • Laurel Villas
  • Laurel Woods
  • Laurens Glen
  • Ledgerwood Heights
  • Ledgerwood Square
  • Legacy Park
  • Lennox Court
  • Lennox Place
  • Lennox View
  • Lerner Lofts
  • Lewisbrooke
  • Lincoln Park
  • Lincoln Park
  • Linda Heights
  • Lindsey Place
  • Lindy Heights
  • Linwood
  • Lippencott
  • Lochamore Hills
  • Loftwood Estates
  • Logans Court
  • Logans Landing
  • Lonas Heights
  • Longsdale
  • Longview Estates
  • Lonsdale
  • Lonus Drive
  • Loveland
  • Loveland Heights
  • Lovell Heights
  • Lovell Hills
  • Lovell View
  • Lovell Woods
  • Lowes Ferry Heights
  • Lucas Addition
  • Lucerne
  • Lyons Bend
  • Lyons Crossing
  • Lyons Head
  • Lyons Head Condo
  • Lyons Ridge
  • Madison Ridge
  • Madison Square
  • Magnolia Park
  • Magnolia Pointe
  • Magnolia Villas
  • Maitland Woods
  • Maitland Woods
  • Mallard Bay
  • Maloney Heights
  • Maple Chase
  • Maple Chase Condo
  • Maple Grove
  • Maple Hollow
  • Maple Lawn
  • Maple Ridge
  • Maple Run
  • Maple Square
  • Maple Valley
  • Maple View
  • Maples Glen
  • Maplewood
  • Marashi Heights
  • Marble Springs Estates
  • Marietta Addition
  • Mariners Pointe
  • Market Square Commercial Historic District
  • Marlee Park
  • Marris Farm
  • Martha Washington Heights
  • Marthas Vineyard
  • Martin Mill Heights
  • Mascarene Acres
  • Mascarene Hills
  • Mathis Bush Addition
  • Matthews Place Condos
  • Mayfield Addition
  • Maynard Farm
  • McCampbell Hills
  • McCleans
  • McClouds Landing
  • McKamey Park
  • McKenzie Meadows
  • McKinnons Ridge
  • McMahon Manor
  • McMillan Heights
  • Meadow Crest
  • Meadow Hills
  • Meadow Oaks
  • Meadow View Gardens
  • Meadow Wind
  • Meadowcrest
  • Meadows of Millertown
  • Mechanicsville Commons
  • Mechanicsville Historic District
  • Medlin Heights Addition
  • Melton Hills
  • Mendonhall Estates
  • Meredith Place
  • Meridian Heights
  • Merrywood
  • Metler
  • Micah Creek
  • Middle Brook Acres
  • Middlebrook Acres
  • Middlebrook Heights
  • Middlebrook Ridge
  • Middleridge
  • Midway Addition
  • Mill Creek Farms
  • Mill Run
  • Millers Plantation
  • Millertown Acres
  • Millington Park
  • Millstone
  • Mineral Springs
  • Minnis
  • Miroe Heights
  • Misty Pointe
  • Mitchells Addition
  • Mockingbird Hills
  • Montclair
  • Montgomery Cove
  • Monticello Addition
  • Montrose Court
  • Montwood
  • Moreland Heights
  • Morgan Addition
  • Morgan Place
  • Morningside Addition
  • Morrell Heights
  • Morris Estates
  • Moshina Heights
  • Moss Creek
  • Mount Olive Homes
  • Mount Pleasant
  • Mount Royal
  • Mountain Lake
  • Mountain Place
  • Mountain Shadow
  • Mountain View
  • Mountain Vista
  • Mourfield Estates
  • Mulberry Square
  • Murphy Hills
  • Murray Place
  • Nature View Condos
  • Neals Landing
  • Needham Addition
  • Neena
  • New Castle
  • Newcomb
  • Nicholas Crossing
  • Nicholas Landing
  • Nicholas Manor
  • Nicholas Park
  • Nicole Chase
  • Nine Oaks
  • Norman Addition
  • Normandy Chateau
  • North Hampton
  • North Hills Addition
  • North Hills Estates
  • North Meadows
  • North Pointe
  • Northampton Commons
  • Northbrook
  • Northeast Knox
  • Northern Heights
  • Northhampton
  • Northpark Addition
  • Northpointe
  • Northridge Acres
  • Northshore
  • Northshore Commons
  • Northshore Cove
  • Northshore Grove
  • Northshore Hills
  • Northshore Landing
  • Northshore Village
  • Northshore Woods
  • Northwest Hills
  • Norwood Heights
  • Norwood Hills
  • Norwood Meadows
  • Nottingham Estates
  • Oak Chase
  • Oak Forest
  • Oak Grove
  • Oak Grove Heights
  • Oak Hill
  • Oak Park
  • Oak Springs Crossing
  • Oak Springs Villas
  • Oakdale Ridge
  • Oakland
  • Oakland Park
  • Oakleigh Estates
  • Oakmont
  • Oakwood
  • Old Colony Village
  • Old French Estates
  • Old Mechanicsville
  • Old Mill Crossing
  • Old North Knoxville Historic District
  • Old Westmoreland
  • Olde Colony Village
  • Opportunity Ridge
  • Orchard Creek
  • Orchard Hills
  • Orchid Hills
  • Overbrook
  • Overhill
  • Overlook Estates
  • Oxmoor Hills
  • Painter Farms
  • Pallisades Condos
  • Panorama Condominiums
  • Panorama Condos
  • Papermill Addition
  • Paradise Ridge Estates
  • Paradise Valley
  • Park City Historic District
  • Park Homes
  • Parkridge
  • Parkview
  • Parkway Heights
  • Parkway Manor
  • Parkwood Manor
  • Patterson Cottages
  • Paul A Kinzer
  • Peach Grove
  • Peach Tree Farms
  • Pebble Stone
  • Pebblestone
  • Pelham Park
  • Pelleaux Estates
  • Pemmbrooke
  • Pendelton Place
  • Peppertree Estates
  • Pershing Hill
  • Peterson Place
  • Pheasants Glen
  • Pickett Place
  • Piedmont
  • Pine Dell
  • Pine Grove
  • Pine Hurst
  • Pine Meade
  • Pine Ridge Crossing
  • Pine Springs
  • Pine View Park
  • Pinebrook
  • Pinecrest
  • Pineview Park
  • Piney Grove Woods
  • Pittman Place
  • Plantation Hills
  • Plantation Oaks
  • Plantation Springs
  • Pleasant Acres
  • Pleasant Hill
  • Pleasant Ridge
  • Pleasant Ridge Estates
  • Pleasant Ridge Park
  • Pleasant Trace
  • Pleasant View Height
  • Pleasant View Heights
  • Pleasent Ridge Estates
  • Pleasent View
  • Plumb Creek
  • Plummer Hills
  • Polo Club
  • Poplar Place
  • Potomac Place
  • Powell
  • Prestwick Ridge Apartments
  • Promontory Point
  • Providence Park
  • Quail Run
  • Racquet Club Villas
  • Ragsdale Addition
  • Raintree
  • Raleigh Court
  • Rambling Acres
  • Ramsey
  • Ramsgate
  • Randy Place
  • Ravenbrook
  • Ravenwood
  • Reagan Woods
  • Reagans Landing
  • Rectors
  • Red Bud Hills
  • Reece Mills
  • Regal Ridge
  • Regency Heights
  • Remington Ridge
  • Renaissance
  • Rennboro
  • Residences at Market Square
  • Rhodes Hill
  • Richland
  • Richland Colony
  • Richmond Heights
  • Richmond Hills
  • Ridge Creek
  • Ridgefield
  • Ridgeland
  • Ridgewood Heights
  • Rivendell
  • River Club
  • River Oaks
  • River Place
  • River Shores
  • River Sound
  • River Towne Condos
  • River View Gardens
  • Riverbend
  • Riverchase
  • Rivercrest
  • Riverdale
  • Riverdale Heights
  • Riverdale Historic District
  • Rivergate Estates
  • Rivermist
  • Riverside Condos
  • Riverview Estates
  • Riverview Gardens
  • Riverview Terrace
  • Roback Estates
  • Robin Heights
  • Robinson Ridge
  • Rock City
  • Rockwell Farm
  • Rocky Hill
  • Roefield Manor
  • Rohar Acres
  • Rolling Acres
  • Rolling Heights
  • Rolling Place
  • Rolling Ridge
  • Rosedale Addition
  • Rosewood
  • Rotherwood
  • Royal Court
  • Royal Knox
  • Royal Oaks
  • Royal Springs
  • Rudder Falls
  • Rudder Valley
  • Rushland Park
  • Saddle Ridge
  • Saddlebrooke
  • Sailview
  • Saint Andrews
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  • Scott Oakhill
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February, 1792 has been accepted generally as the date of the establishment and laying off of Knoxville, but as to the exact time much confusion exists. The two oldest and most widely known historians of the state, Haywood and Ramsey, make contradictory statements, each in his own work. Speaking of the Knoxville Gazette, Haywood calls attention to the name and date of the paper, alleging, however, that "Knoxville was not laid off till February, 1792." Farther on, citing the act of the territorial legislature establishing Knoxville, he says, "which had been laid off by Col. James White in the year 1791." Ramsey, speaking of the Gazette, says: "In February of the next year (1792) Knoxville was laid off by Col. White," yet farther on he says: "Some of the lots were sold in 1791, but no considerable improvement was commenced until February of 1792, when several small buildings were erected." The semi-centennial of Knoxville was celebrated February 10, 1842, the date having been arbitrarily fixed. On this occasion the late Dr. Thomas W. Humes was the orator. In the appendix to his published address is a letter from Hugh Dunlap to E. G. Eastman, then editor of the Knoxville Argus, in which he says: "I am the only man, whom I know to be alive, who was living there when the lots were laid off. In February, 1792, Col. Charles McClung surveyed the lots and laid off the town. I do not recollect on what day of the month . It excited no particular interest at the time."

The beginnings of Knoxville lay in White's Fort, which was founded by Col. James White upon the extreme border land of the Indian country. He had entered the region thereabout as payment for his services in the Revolutionary war. To reward the valor and heroism of her officers and soldiers in that war, North Carolina gave of her immense domain westward large grants of land for their services, reserving only as hunting grounds for the Cherokee Indians the region included within the Tennessee, French Broad, and Big Pigeon rivers, east to the North Carolina line and south to that of Georgia. Immediately after the passage of this act by the North Carolina legislature, in 1783, James White, in company with Robert Love, F. A. Ramsey, who was a practical surveyor, and others, began an exploration to select the most advantageous regions open for the location of land warrants. This party, beginning its work on the French Broad river not far from where Newport now stands, followed its valleys southwestward to the mouth of Dumplin creek, where they crossed over into the lands lying between the French Broad and Holston rivers. Crossing the Holston several miles above the present site of Knoxville and entering Grassy valley, they examined the lands adjacent to the Holston as far as its confluence with the then Tennessee river, opposite the present Lenoir City, thus passing through the territory which was to include the future Knoxville. It is maintained that this exploration was continued as far down the river as Southwest Point, now Kingston.

With the passage of the act of the North Carolina legislature in May, 1783, for the sale and disposition of western lands and with the entry of much of these by May, 1784, in the land office at Hillsboro, the strong tide of emigration from North Carolina poured into what is now Tennessee, thus counterbalancing that influx of population which had hitherto flowed from Virginia. Returning to his North Carolina home Col. White made preparation to move. In 1784 he went to Fort Chiswell, Virginia, where he made a crop. By 1785 he had settled in the new territory. His temporary abode was four miles above the junction of the Holston and French Broad rivers, where he remained only one year. In 1786, joined by an old neighbor and fellow-soldier, James Connor, likewise of Rowan, now Iredell, county, North Carolina, he moved thence, following the water courses downward, and established himself on the north bank of the Holston below the confluence of the two rivers. Here, several hundred yards from the Tennessee River, he built his cabin and fort. Beauty of situation, availability of water power, proximity to numerous springs, and other natural advantages rendered the spot peculiarly attractive. The first clearing, according to tradition, was on ground that now includes the site of the First Presbyterian church, though the monarch trees near by would seem to question the correctness thereof. The cabin, one and a half or two stories high, was erected north of the clearing, between the present Union and Commerce streets. Having regard to the purposes of defense, it stood at one corner on a quarter of an acre of ground quadrangular in shape. Three other cabins not so pretentious occupied the other angles, and were connected therewith by heavy stockades eight feet high, provided with port-holes well arranged for defense. More recent writers upon local history disconnect the fort or blockhouse and the cabin, placing the former on or between the sites of the Palace Hotel and the Hampden Sydney School and the latter on the present site of Mrs. Jane Kennedy's residence, just back of the Imperial Hotel.

  1. William Rule, editor, George F. Mellen, Ph.D. and J. Wooldridge, Collaborators, Standard History of Knoxville, Tennessee, The Lewis Publishing Company, Chicago, 1900.

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