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Area Overview

Anderson County is the place to visit if you want to explore the outdoors, discover American heritage and history or just 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 is appealing 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 make for a short drive to Nashville, Chattanooga, Asheville and Atlanta.

Includes Cities/Towns: Clinton, Norris, Oak Ridge, Oliver Springs, Rogersville.

Things to Do

Recreation & Fitness













Anderson County has more than 250,000 acres of wilderness that are ideal for hiking, biking, off-roading, horseback riding, wildlife and wildflower viewing.

Anderson County also offers the unique opportunity to travel through 300 years of American History. You can be transported from 18th Century Appalachia to the atomic age to the Civil Rights era and into the future.

Cultural Activities





Anderson County has a multitude of cultural activities to choose from, including the Oak Ridge Community Orchestra, Community Playhouse and Ballet. There are also a wide variety of museums to visit and great festivals throughout the year.

Attractions






Anderson County has more than 250,000 acres of wilderness that are ideal for hiking, biking, off-roading, horseback riding, wildlife and wildflower viewing.

Anderson County also offers the unique opportunity to travel through 300 years of American History. You can be transported from 18th Century Appalachia to the atomic age to the Civil Rights era and into the future.

Transportation



Transportation options are available in Anderson County, such as taxis and public transportation is also offered through ETHRA (East TN Human Resource Agency)for a discounted price. Knoxville's McGhee Tyson's Airport is a short drive away and is served by six major airlines that offer direct flights to 20 domestic destinations.

Climate

Monthly Temperatures / Rainfall


 Month  Low  Avg  High  Rain
 January  26.3  35.9  45.5  4.8 "
 February  28.6  39.9  51.2  4.2 "
 March  35.7  48.2  60.8  5.4 "
 April  42.8  56.5  70.2  4.3 "
 May  52.2  64.8  77.4  5.1 "
 June  60.6  72.4  84.2  4.5 "
 July  65.1  76.3  87.4  4.8 "
 August  64.0  75.2  86.5  3.6 "
 September  57.6  69.2  80.7  3.6 "
 October  44.6  57.6  70.7  2.9 "
 November  35.8  47.3  58.8  4.6 "
 December  29.0  38.9  48.8  5.1 "

Best Time To Go:

Summer and fall.

Anderson County has a moderate climate throughout the year. With four distinct seasons, you are able to enjoy outdoor recreation and other activities year round. Spring brings the dogwoods and azaleas and the beginning of many outdoor festivals. In the summer, enjoy the lake, mountains, gardening and outdoor concerts. Enjoy the beautiful fall colors with a ride through the mountains or by boat on the lake. Our mild winters let you stay active and enjoy your favorite activities!

Accommodations


Anderson County offers accommodations that fit every need.

Costs

Cost Information Is Unavailable

Additional Information

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