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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.

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 Population27,993
Male Share of the Population47.3%
Female Share of the Population52.7%
Senior Citizens16.8%
Employed Population 16+11,910
Age of the Population39

Families

% of people married51.5%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher35.2%
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 Level87%
% Below Poverty Level13%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time21 minutes
% Working from Home4.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work2%
% Using Public Transportation0.3%

Housing

People Living Alone29.7%
Median Gross Rent$789
Median House Value$189,700

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)19.9%
US/American0%
English12.5%
Irish11.1%

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

Maryville Almanac

CategoryValue
Nearest Medium City 14 miles S of Knoxville, Tennessee (center to center)
Nearest Large City140 miles N of Atlanta, Georgia
CountyBlount
Metro AreaKnoxville
Standard Zip Codes37801, 37803, 37804
P.O. Box Zip Codes37802
Phone Area Codes865
Time ZoneEastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight SavingsThe city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude35.756
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)

StationKNOXVILLE AP
Distance4.2 miles
Jan Temp29 to 46 F
Apr Temp47 to 69 F
Jul Temp69 to 87 F
Oct Temp48 to 70 F
Annual Precip48.2 inches
StationKNOXVILLE EXP STN
Distance8.9 miles
Jan Temp26 to 46 F
Apr Temp43 to 69 F
Jul Temp67 to 88 F
Oct Temp45 to 71 F
Annual Precip53.3 inches
StationOAK RIDGE ATDD
Distance23.3 miles
Jan Temp27 to 46 F
Apr Temp44 to 71 F
Jul Temp66 to 88 F
Oct Temp46 to 71 F
Annual Precip55 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Alcoa8,737$44,800
Friendsville912$51,083
Greenback1,021$61,023
Louisville4,092$62,279
Rockford789$68,864
Townsend426$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
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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.

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

EVERETT LRN OPPT CNT
1500 JETT RD
865-984-9420
A Special Education School
Serves 53 students.

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

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