Live In Morristown

Active Retirements are Made in Morristown

Nestled in the lush valley between the Great Smoky Mountains and the rugged Clinch
Mountains, the Morristown/Hamblen County area was named one of the most affordable places to live in the US by the Wall Street Cheat Sheet. With a moderate climate, two beautiful lakes, a central location, and top-notch healthcare, it’s the ideal retirement location.
Morristown is one of the very first cities in the state to become a “big city”.

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Retirement is Affordable

  • Median home price: $109,900
  • City property tax: $1.20/per $100 assessed value County property tax: $1.76/per $100 assessed value assessement rate: 25%
  • City population: 29,324
  • County population: 63,074

Staying Active

  • 7 colleges and universities
  • 4 disc golf courses
  • 2 ball golf courses
  • Hiking and biking trails
  • Water activities on Cherokee Lake Walking trails
  • 8 City, 1 County, and 1 State Park Regional cultural arts center
  • 2 community theatre groups
  • Multiple festivals and community events

Centrally Located

Two commercial airports within an hour drive.

  • Asheville—98 miles
  • Atlanta—263 miles
  • Bristol—75 miles
  • Chattanooga – 162 miles
  • Chicago – 542 miles
  • Cincinnati – 253 miles
  • Indianapolis – 360 miles
  • Knoxville – 51 miles
  • Lexington – 173 miles
  • Nashville – 230 miles

Staying Healthy

  • 2 regional hospitals with 332 total beds Skilled nursing unit
  • Cardiac Cath Lab
  • Physical, Occupational & Speech Therapies
  • Joint Replacement Center
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