Anderson County is the place to call home if you want to explore the outdoors, discover American heritage and history, or relax and enjoy the beautiful scenery! From the beautiful rural countryside to picturesque mountain settings, from eclectic cosmopolitan cities to small “Mayberry” "-like living, Anderson County’s diversity appeals to anyone who visits and is enticed to stay.
Anderson County has adventure with its lakes, rivers, and mountains as well as history and culture with its museums, antique districts, and concerts. There is plenty to explore or Anderson County can be a hub that you can venture out from. Our great location on Interstate 75 and Interstate 40, seventeen miles north of Knoxville makes for a short drive to Nashville, Chattanooga, Asheville, and Atlanta.
The quality of living in Anderson County is ideal with low taxes and utilities, diverse housing options, a moderate climate, and many civic organizations! Methodist Medical Center offers quality care with over 175 physicians, 30 medical and surgical specialties, and a 301-bed facility.
In Tennessee, retirement funds or pensions are not taxed by the state, and there is no state income tax.
Additionally, Tennessee has the 14th lowest property tax rates out of the 50 states and the District of Columbia.
Anderson County has four moderate seasons.
Bankrate.com names Tennessee the number one best state to retire in 2013!
U.S. News Media & World Report ranks Methodist Medical Center of Oak Ridge as #1 in the Knoxville metro area for 2011-2012 Best Hospitals rankings.