5 Great Neighborhoods in Knoxvilleneighborhoods here are named for hills, lakes, forests or some combination thereof.
North Knoxville has cachet as an up-and-coming area with tons of architectural character, ethnic diversity and easy access to downtown.
Flagship Neighborhood: North Hills
North Hills, which occupies a verdant rectangle of land bordered by Washington Pike, Whittle Springs Road, Prosser Road and Cecil Avenue, is a collection of architecturally unique homes built in the years between the two world wars. Visit in the spring to fully appreciate the area’s lovely, mature gardens. Despite a flourishing neighborhood association and garden club, many fixer-upper opportunities can still be found and homes vary widely in price.
The Neighbors: Young professionals, families, garden enthusiasts, longtime Knoxvillians with diverse political views
Also Consider: Fairmont, Oakwood/Lincoln Park
These neighborhoods just minutes from downtown Knoxville have a casual, front-porch aesthetic and feature a range of affordable homes built primarily from the 1920s to the 1950s.
The Neighbors: Diverse in terms of income, ethnicity and politics; neighborhood feel can vary literally from block to block, so check each one out in personNorth Hills offers architecturally unique homes at a wide range of prices.