Introduction to Alcoa, Tennessee
Alcoa was formerly known as North Maryville. The area is the site of a large aluminum smelting plant, which is operated and owned by the Alcoa Corporation. The town was officially incorporated under its present name in 1914.
Alcoa and nearby Attractions
- American Museum of Science and Energy
- Children’s Museum of Oak Ridge
- East Tennessee Discovery Center
- Panther Creek State Park
- Cove Lake State Park
- Oak Ridge Art Center
Things To Do In Alcoa
Local golfers can enjoy a round at the Pine Lakes Golf Club or the Egwani Farms Golf Course. The Midland Shopping Center is a popular shopping center in the area. Local churches include the Central Baptist Church, Pilgrim Temple and Clarks Grove Cumberland Presbyterian Church. Goddard Field, Cover Lake State Park and Rock Garden Park are all nearby as well.
Knoxville McGhee Tyson is the nearest major airport.
Alcoa Higher Education
The nearby institutions of higher educational include The University of Tennessee, Roane State Community College, Walters State Community College and Lee University.