The city of Knoxville, Tennessee can be found on the eastern side of the state, bordering the Tennessee River. It’s known for its historic Old City district as well as the oft-visited Market Square and the 19th-century buildings that dot the city’s downtown area. Knoxville has long been reputed as “The Marble City,” because rock quarried from the area served as one of the major centers of marble distribution in the 20th century. Though this east Tennessee gem seems to be sloughed to the side due to the popularity of Nashville, it’s a city full of history that has its own incredible story. Learn more about the city and historic landmarks in Knoxville below!

What an incredible city to visit! Knoxville is home to fewer than 200,000 people, which means it retains a small-town feel within its city structure. You can learn more about the historic landmarks in Knoxville and plan a trip with a stop-off at Visit Knoxville.

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