Discover what Tennesseans already know.
A great climate, low cost of living, gorgeous views and easy lifestyle might just make Tennessee your new home.
Conveniently located, so travel is easy…
though you may not want to.
Simmons View in Seymour, Tennessee is closer than you think, conveniently located between Sevierville and Knoxville.
With above average schools, below average crime rates and gorgeous scenery, Seymour is a family-friendly community.
- Largest city in East Tennessee.
- 3rd largest city in the state.
- Consistently ranked high on lists of places to retire, raise children, go to college and more.
- Known throughout the southeast for arts and culture; Knoxville is home to 21 museums and two theaters.
- Home to the University of Tennessee (Go Vols!)
- Market Square and Old City are popular destinations for entertainment, shopping and dining.
- The 1982 World’s Fair was hosted in Knoxville, and they still have the iconic Sunsphere to prove it!
- Home to some of the region’s best outlet mall shopping at Tanger.
- A favorite for both locals and tourists: Dollywood, wineries, dinner theatre and more are all here.
Great Smoky Mountains National Park
- Most visited national park.
- 520,000+ acres of mountain wilderness.
- 2900 miles of streams, and 200+ waterfalls.
- 800 miles of hiking trails.
How’s the weather?
Keep the seasons, but lose the extremes.
Access to quality medical care.
Primary care physicians offices and Urgent Care are minutes from Simmons View in Seymour. Knoxville and Sevierville are both home to multiple nationally-ranked hospitals, for any healthcare needs you might have.
Education in Tennessee
- Tennesseans are dedicated to education:
- 89% high school graduation rate.
- Multiple education grants and programs, including:
- Tennessee Promise: tuition-free attendance at a community college or technical college in-state for two years.
- Tennessee Reconnect: designed to assist adults with higher education.
Did we mention nationally ranked UT in Knoxville? The University of Tennessee was founded in 1794, is home to about 23,000 undergraduates and is the largest research institute in the state. Around here, we wear orange to support the Tennessee Volunteers. Go Vols!
Tennesseans enjoy a low cost of living and low taxes.
Compared to other parts of the country, Tennessee has a lower cost of living and lower taxes, including:
- No state income tax.
- No state inheritance taxes.
- No personal property taxes.
- Real property taxes = $.45/$100 or $450 per $100,000.