Where to live in Tennessee

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Ranked 1st best city in Tennessee

"Lakefront Living"

- MegV
Old Hickory, much like Mt. Juliet, is one of those rare places where everyone cares about the community in which they live and wants to keep it as it has always been: a nice, good, safe, clean place t...
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Memphis

3/5
Ranked 2nd best city in Tennessee

"Great for families, a wonderful cul-de-sac."

- mjhtn
Lovely single family homes in the city of Memphis, really nice neighbors and close community. Near public and private schools, churches and shopping. Great place to raise children.
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Knoxville

3/5
Ranked 3rd best city in Tennessee

"Just can't be beat"

- KToyCreation
Knoxville is about the largest city I would like to live in. It offers some of the most friendly, quietest streets I have seen. I have travelled to several cities around the country and have never f...
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Unranked Cities

Alcoa

3.5/5

"Alcoa: A Little Metropolis Within The Metropolitan Of Knoxv..."

- mcscorpio
The Alcoa neighborhood, which was formerly known as North Maryville, is located twelve miles south of the city of Knoxville and has a population of 7,734 and was officially incorporated under the name...
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Arlington

4.5/5

"Best place to live"

- Annaking
Arlington is GREAT! I couldn't be more happy with the schools the teachers have very good high expectations and the parents are very active with the PTA programs. This is a very tight community where...
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Bartlett

3.5/5

"Vibrant Active CIty"

- smh1182
While visiting, we drove through Main Street in the downtown area. This street was very vibrant with activity and culture. There was a neat Trolley system we found where you can take a trolly all over...
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Belle Meade

4.5/5

"Bucolic Life Few Can Afford"

- MegV
Saying that you live in 37205 is to Nashville what saying you live in 90210 is to Los Angeles. One of the most expensive zip codes in the entire country, with similarly high average household income,...
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Berry Hill

3.5/5

"Funky and Fun"

- MegV
Berry Hill in Nashville seems to be the place that anyone with any taste wants to meet these days. I mean actual taste ie good food, great coffee and even better ambiance. When I first moved here, I o...
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Brentwood

3/5

"Welcome to Stepford"

- MegV
I realize that I have already written about other neighborhoods in Brentwood, but technically those are one exit south of what people consider to be the heart and soul of Brentwood, although they are...
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Bristol

4/5

"Quiet neighborhood, convenient to Johnson City, Bristol and..."

- gogreen
Very convenient to antwhere in the Tri Cities without being "in town". Quiet neighborhood, low traffic, ten minutes to JC, 3 miles to Bristol Motor Speedway.
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"ok, can be noisy"

- momarymo
All apartments, clean. Sometimes can be loud on weekends. Everyone seems to keep yards clean.
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Chattanooga

2.5/5

"nice neighborhood ^-^"

- Steph
You'll like it here. It's a fairly peaceful neighborhood close to schools and shopping. It's not very far to get to the lake or hiking spots. there are coyotes roaming around the woods behind many of...
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Clarksville

3.5/5

"Best mid sized town in the south"

- TheAgent
Clarksville, TN is just south of the state line with Kentucky. It also borders Fort Campbell to the south. It is a great city that is growing fast, but it still has the small town feeling. The people...
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Clinton

3.5/5

"Clinton: Laying On The Outskirts Of Knoxville"

- mcscorpio
The Clinton neighborhood is located along the Clinch River and directly downstream to the part known as Melton Hill Lake. Clinton is surrounded by a long series of narrow ridges to the west known by...
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Dandridge

3.5/5

"A small town - still based around the court house."

- Travel10
A small town right on the lake and surprisingly not very far from the interstate. It is quiet area and if you stick around long enough you'll know half the people by their first name. Many of the shop...
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Fairview

2.5/5

"Rural - But Not"

- MegV
Fairview may be rated as average, but not because there is anything wrong with it, except of course the total lack of restaurants, shops, medical facilities or nightlife. It's average because somewher...
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Farragut

4.5/5

"Farragut: Among The Elite Of Knoxville's Finest Neighborhoo..."

- mcscorpio
In the Farragut neighborhood technically considered to be its own town, but is still part of the greater Knoxville area. The Farragut has a huge reputation its massive, beautiful homes, strong and ex...
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Forest Hills

3.5/5

"Heart of Forest HIlls"

- MegV
Immediately south of Green Hills, commercial space and condo lots give way to winding streets and large lots. Forest Hills and Seven Hills are outgrowths from the Hillsboro Road thoroughfare. The roll...
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Franklin

4.5/5

"Cool Springs"

- MegV
Cool Springs Blvd is the main thoroughfare through what is essentially a mall-centric commercial area just off of I65/Franklin Exit in Williamson County. The mall itself is busy and is comprised of mi...
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Germantown

3.5/5

"Quiet residential street"

- jenningslh
This street is a great place to live if you are wanting to live in Germantown. It is close to Poplar Ave, Germantown Road, as well as Farmington. However, it is set far enough away to not hear any str...
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