Best neighborhoods in Knoxville

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Oakwood

3.5/5
Ranked 1st best neighborhood in Knoxville

"Better than expected"

- EmJay
Do you like mature trees and sidewalks? Ecclectic housing styles? Neighbors who actually talk to you? Being close to downtown but can't afford the higher real estate prices? Come to Oakwood. I...
35.992189902049 -83.9304894077957

Belle Morris

3.5/5
Ranked 2nd best neighborhood in Knoxville

"Still up and coming - artsy families with easy access to dow..."

- Chonkonen
We bought our first house in this neighborhood because it was up and coming but decided to stay because we fell in love with the area. It's quiet, affordable but with fast access to downtown, less tha...
35.9957850441819 -83.9131761382929
Ranked 3rd best neighborhood in Knoxville

"Starter homes for renovation"

- KToyCreation
Fourth and Gill is another area in Knoxville that has undergone a lot of renovations. Some of these houses are going on a century old and have recently been renovated to shine. These renovations mea...
35.9791816515742 -83.9210062908815
Ranked 4th best neighborhood in Knoxville

"College Student Central"

- dannyw1975
The Fort Sanders area, referred to by many as simply “the fort,” is the most highly-populated college student area in the city. A plethora of houses and apartment complexes scatter throughout the (ro...
35.9598872216498 -83.9321872212048
Ranked 5th best neighborhood in Knoxville

"Tyring to Comeback"

- vgraham01
Well, North Knoxville does have some beautiful homes. Most of them are run down and anyone can tell they have bee neglected for quite some time. While some have started trying to fix up a few of the...
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Vestal

2/5
Ranked 6th best neighborhood in Knoxville

"Vestal: Promising New Developments Ahead"

- mcscorpio
The Vestal neighborhood is adjacent to the South Knoxville community and together they share many similar qualities. This neighborhood is overly abundant with greenery and narrow winding streets that...
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Unranked Neighborhoods

Beaumont

3.5/5

"Great fit for college students"

- KToyCreation
The homes in this area are older homes, some dating close to one hundred years old. This area offers a rich history, but can appear run down in some areas. As with several areas of north/downtown Kn...
35.9839631682912 -83.9494661728134

"Rough Neighborhood"

- vgraham01
Burlington is mostly older homes that need some attention and could be beautiful. One thing preventing a revitalization of the area is the high crime rate. The police can often be seen in the area b...
35.9948437177534 -83.8773167368872

College Hill

3.5/5

"College Hill: A Paradise For University Of Tennessee Studen..."

- mcscorpio
The College Hill neighborhood is s paradise for students at the University of Tennessee. In fact, the apartments located within the neighborhood of College Hill just happen to be some the best within...
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Downtown

4.5/5

"Downtown: A Wealth Of Condominiums And Lofts"

- mcscorpio
The Downtown neighborhood of Knoxville has seen considerable growth in recent years as well as an increase in the restoration of its historical buildings. Many amenities have arrived in Knoxville, wh...
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Edgewood

4/5

"Better than the surrounding areas"

- dannyw1975
For years, the Edgewood area has been under construction. It's adjacent to the already-run-down, already-confusing-set-up of the Fourth and Gill neighborhood, but just recently Edgewood seems to be s...
35.9838249679339 -83.9102730769662

"Great place to settle down "

- KToyCreation
Forest Heights is one of the best areas in Knoxville. It at once offers a secluded peaceful area clost to downtown and west Knoxville and access to some of the best restaurants, shopping, and doctor...
35.9456146813398 -83.9856099872773

"Very underrated, very beautiful area of town"

- dannyw1975
The Island Home area is a real gem of South Knoxville. The area is extremely scenic, between a hilly landscape, flourishing trees and plants, and of course the access to the beautiful Ijams Park—one...
35.9586830755521 -83.8832483884199

"Great place for a renovation"

- KToyCreation
Lincoln Park is a great area in north Knoxville that has seen many years. In recent years, this area along with several others has undergone renovations to create a better area. This is due to the i...
36.0046835415586 -83.9325357544036

Lonsdale

3/5

"Great family community!"

- vgraham01
Lonsdale is a neighborhood that is definitely centrally located. It is almost completely encompassed by Interstates 640, 75, and 275 and then Western and Beaumont avenues. The area isn't busy all th...
35.9850879163211 -83.9599452807503

Lyons View

4.5/5

"Lyons View: The Best Of Knoxville "

- mcscorpio
The Lyons View neighborhood is nestled comfortably between Kingston Pike, South Northshore Drive, Lyons View Pike, and Westland Drive. This neighborhood dates all the back to the earlier days of the...
35.9325290834602 -83.9916147265778

"College Students, this area is for you"

- KToyCreation
The homes in this area are beautiful. Marble city offers gorgeous homes, wonderful architecture, and a rustic feel. The homes are older, some dating back almost one hundred years. Several of the ho...
35.9546691324889 -83.9614157145826

"Picking Up over the years"

- dannyw1975
Mechanicsville has waned and waxed over the years, once being a prominent neighborhood in the Knoxville area, then losing a lot of its popularity for crime reasons. But the tax credit offer for buyin...
35.9699941669675 -83.9384511438371

"Family Friendly Neighborhood"

- vgraham01
Morningside neighborhood is a wonderful area wit older, but not run down homes. There are some great buys if you are willing to make some repairs and upgrades and update these homes from their wonder...
35.9692561251511 -83.8987865102724

Old City

3.5/5

"A fun place"

- dannyw1975
Knoxville’s Old City region manages to bring in well-educated tourists while still being a local favorite. It’s apparent upon first glance the area is aptly-named, with several old-style saloons sitt...
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