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Overview

Introduction to Maryville, Tennessee

Maryville, Tennessee, in Blount county, is 14 miles S of Knoxville, Tennessee and 140 miles N of Atlanta, Georgia. The city is part of the Knoxville metropolitan statistical area. About 23,120 people live in Maryville.

Maryville History

The city of Maryville is the county seat of Blount County. In 1785, John Craig, a Revolutionary War veteran, established Fort Craig in the area in order to protect settlers from Native American tribes. John Craig donated about 50 acres of land next to his fort for the establishment of the town. The city was named in honor of Mary Grainger, the wife of Gov. William Blount.

Maryville and nearby Attractions

  • Frank H. McClung Museum
  • American Museum of Science and Energy
  • East Tennessee Discovery Center
  • Big Ridge State Park
  • Norris Dam State Park
  • Oak Ridge Art Center

Things To Do In Maryville

Popular shopping destinations in the area include the Foothills Plaza Shopping Center and the Foothills Mall Shopping Center. Everett Park, Sandy Springs Park, Amerine Park and Bicentennial Park offer multiple opportunities for outdoor recreation. Mount View Church, Second Presbyterian Church, First Cumberland Presbyterian Church and Everett Hills Baptist Church are the local houses of worship. The city hosts the Foothills Fall Festival every October.

Maryville Transportation

Knoxville McGhee Tyson Airport is nearby.

Maryville Higher Education

The local institution of higher education is Maryville College. Other nearby institutions include Roane State Community College, the University of Tennessee and Carson-Newman College.

People

Total Population 27,993
Male Share of the Population 47.3%
Female Share of the Population 52.7%
Senior Citizens 16.8%
Employed Population 16+ 11,910
Age of the Population 39

Families

% of people married 51.5%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 35.2%
Median Earnings25+ $33,260
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $14,375
Median Earnings With High School Degree $29,931

Wealth

Median Family Income $67,000
% Above Poverty Level 87%
% Below Poverty Level 13%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 21 minutes
% Working from Home 4.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work 2%
% Using Public Transportation 0.3%

Housing

People Living Alone 29.7%
Median Gross Rent $789
Median House Value $189,700

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 19.9%
US/American 0%
English 12.5%
Irish 11.1%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Maryville Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 14 miles S of Knoxville, Tennessee (center to center)
Nearest Large City 140 miles N of Atlanta, Georgia
County Blount
Metro Area Knoxville
Standard Zip Codes 37801, 37803, 37804
P.O. Box Zip Codes 37802
Phone Area Codes 865
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 35.756
Longitude -83.97

Maryville Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station KNOXVILLE AP
Distance 4.2 miles
Jan Temp 29 to 46 F
Apr Temp 47 to 69 F
Jul Temp 69 to 87 F
Oct Temp 48 to 70 F
Annual Precip 48.2 inches
Station KNOXVILLE EXP STN
Distance 8.9 miles
Jan Temp 26 to 46 F
Apr Temp 43 to 69 F
Jul Temp 67 to 88 F
Oct Temp 45 to 71 F
Annual Precip 53.3 inches
Station OAK RIDGE ATDD
Distance 23.3 miles
Jan Temp 27 to 46 F
Apr Temp 44 to 71 F
Jul Temp 66 to 88 F
Oct Temp 46 to 71 F
Annual Precip 55 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Alcoa 8,737 $44,800
Friendsville 912 $51,083
Greenback 1,021 $61,023
Louisville 4,092 $62,279
Rockford 789 $68,864
Townsend 426 $51,042

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Maryville Public Libraries

Library
Blount County Public Library
508 N. CUSICK STREET
Maryville, Tennessee
(865) 982-0981
Library Web Site

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Maryville Hospitals

BLOUNT MEMORIAL HOSPITAL
(Government - Local)
907 E LAMAR ALEXANDER PARKWAY
(865) 983-7211
Emergency Service: Yes

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Maryville High Schools

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WILLIAM BLOUNT HIGH SCHOOL
219 COUNTY FARM RD
865-984-5500
Serves 1,612 students.

HERITAGE HIGH SCHOOL
3741 E LAMAR ALEX PKWY
865-984-8110
Serves 1,470 students.

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825 LAWRENCE AV
865-982-1132
Serves 1,351 students.

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1500 JETT RD
865-984-9420
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Serves 53 students.

M RICHARDSON ADULT HIGH SCHOOL
1500 JET RD
865-984-5957
Serves 1 students.

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