Lenoir City

Home to a thriving arts and performance culture and is rich with Civil War history

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Lenoir City Community Guide

If you are thinking about moving to or buying a home in the Lenoir City, TN area, you might be interested in what the community has to offer. Here is a great community guide to get you started with exploring and learning about the Lenoir City area. This guide includes some area statistics and market information, as well as a few highlighted local dining spots, parks and recreation locations, and some of the arts and culture in the area.


Lenoir City is surrounded by three lakes and known as the "Lake Capital of the South"!

Lenoir City is a full-service City on the outskirts of the greater metropolitan Knoxville area in Loudon County. There are several parks with hiking trails, golf courses, and places for swimming and boating. You can also visit the famous Lost Sea, America's largest underground lake, which gives tours year-round. As far as food goes, there are plenty of mom and pop's and main stream restaurants to choose from. Loudon County is home to a thriving arts and performance culture and is rich with Civil War history.

Area Schools

Lenoir City, TN Area Elementary Schools

Lenoir City Elementary School - PK - 3 | Lenoir City School District
203 Kelsey Lane, Lenoir City, TN, 37772 | (865) 986-2009
511 Students | 13:1 - Students : Teacher ratio

Lenoir City, TN Area Middle Schools

Lenoir City Middle School - 4 - 8 | Lenoir City School District
2141 Harrison Avenue, Lenoir City, TN, 37771 | (865) 986-2038
629 Students | 18:1 - Students : Teacher ratio

Lenoir City, TN Area High Schools

Lenoir City High School - 9 - 12 | Lenoir City School District
1485 Old Highway 95, Lenoir City, TN, 37771 | (865) 986-2072
1,157 Students | 19:1 - Students : Teacher ratio

Lenoir City, TN Area Private Schools

Lenoir City Christian Academy and Preschool - PK - 62085 Simpson Road East, Lenoir City, TN, 37772 | (865) 986-6716
185 Students
Lenoir City Christian Academy - PK - 12085 Simpson Road, Lenoir City, TN, 37772 | (865) 986-6701
100 Students

Dining & Drinks

Ugly Mug Coffee

Modeled after Ugly Mug Coffee in Memphis, TN, Ugly Mug Lenoir City brings quality coffee to the corner of Broadway & B in Historic Downtown Lenoir City.

Location & Hours

108 B St, Lenoir City, TN 37771
    • Monday - Friday 7:00AM - 7:00PM
    • Saturday 8:00AM - 7PM, Sunday 8:00AM - 3:00PM
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Citico's at WindRiver

Inside a beautiful Inn nestled in the WindRiver Community and on the shore of serene Tellico Lake, awaits an unforgettable dining experience. Citico's Restaurant features intimate, reservation-preferred dining and seasonal, farm-to-table dishes from award-winning Chef Robert Allen. Enjoy lakeside sunsets from every white-linen table. Chef Allen and his talented team have cultivated a fresh, local approach to Southern cuisine with emphasis on the farm to table experience. With premiere service and an ever-evolving wine cellar, Citico's sets the bar in the Knoxville area for an unforgettable dining experience.

Location & Hours

2698 Oakum Ct, Lenoir City, TN 37772Dining
    • Thursday - Saturday 5:00PM - 10:00PM,
    • Every Sunday 10:30AM - 2:00PM,
    • Thursday - Saturday 4:00PM - 10:00PM,
    • Happy Hour 4:00PM - 6:00 PM
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The Burgers

Get ready to try some delicious offerings from a new and exciting restaurant. The Burgers has three locations to serve you in Knoxville TN. The original at 3701 Sutherland Avenue, North Knoxville at 1420 Emory Road, and Lenoir City at 540 N. Highway 321. We hand-patty our burgers from USDA choice ground beef seasoned to perfection, and our chicken sandwiches are made from fresh, succulent chicken breast, marinated at least 48 hours and grilled to perfection or lightly fried Charleston-style.

Location & Hours

6542 540, US-321, Lenoir City, TN 37771
    • Monday - Saturday 11:00AM - 9:00PM
    • Sunday 11:00AM - 3:00PM
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Sports & Outdoors

Hall Bend Trail

Hall Bend Trail is a 5 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Loudon, Tennessee that features a lake and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a number of activity options. Dogs are also able to use this trail.

Location & Hours

Lenoir City, TN 37771
    • Open 24 Hours per Day, 7 Days per Week
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Fort Loudon Marina

Fort Loudon Marina is located at mile 603 on beautiful Fort Loudon Lake. We are located upriver next to Fort Loudon Lock at the end of Watts Barr. We are also at the beginning of Fort Loudon Lake, as well as Tellico Lake. With the choice of three different lakes to enjoy from this location, it makes for a great day on the water. We have Lenoir City Park within sight of the Marina that offers public ramps as well as a picnic area. One of Tennessee's best steak & rib restaurants is located on site. Fort Loudon Marina also offers daily, weekly or monthly overnight Transient Slips for vessels up to 80ft. All travelers are welcome.

Location & Hours

5200 City Park Dr, Lenoir City, TN 37772Gas Dock & Dry Storage
    • Open 7 Days per Week 9:00AM - 6:00PM
Office Hours
    • Moday Closed, Tuesday - Friday 8:00AM - 4:00PM, Saturday - Sunday Closed
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Arts & Culture

Lenoir City Museum

The Lenoir City Museum documents Lenoir City's past from its earliest settlement by Major William B. Lenoir in the early 1800's, to the arrival of the railroad at Lenoir's Station (as it was known until the 1900's), through the Civil War, and into Lenoir City's emergence as a city in 1907. The museum also highlights Lenoir City's commercial and industrial growth, particularly its premier industry, the Lenoir Car Works. The City's social, religious and educational development is traced, as well as its role in U.S. military history in the twentieth century.

Location & Hours

110 E Depot St, Lenoir City, TN 37771
    • Sunday - Wednesday Closed
    • Thursday - Saturday 1:00PM - 4:00PM
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The Backdoor Gallery

If you can picture it, We can frame it. We do custom framing and want to help you preserve your memories for a life time. Putting your collectables in a shadow box is a perfect way to display and store your memories for the next generation. We also do custom mats to accommodate any décor of your choice. We have also now added doing Dry Mounts and Mod Podge to preserve your wedding vow cards and other memorabilia to wood and other surfaces. We have boutique items, such as women's & men's clothing and accessories. Also we carry 100% Soy Candles and warmers. Lots of gifts for your special friend or loved one.

Location & Hours

119 W Broadway St, Lenoir City, TN 37771
    • Monday - Tuesday 10:00AM - 5:00PM
    • Wednesday Closed
    • Thursday - Friday 10:00AM - 5:00PM
    • Saturday - Sunday Closed
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Academy of Dance Arts

At the Academy of Dance Arts, located in Lenoir City, our goal is to enrich students of all ages with quality instruction for a lifetime of dance. Our programs are designed for every level of dance education from those with no training to dancers with years of experience. Our students at the Academy of Dance Arts are here to learn, to achieve, and acquire an appreciation for the arts as well as the discipline imparted by the study of dance. Multiple idioms are available to expose students to all forms of dance - Ballet, Tap, Jazz, and Modern. Musical Theatre and Acting are taught in our Summer Dance Programs held at the Academy of Dance Arts. All our policies are designed to ensure that every student receives the utmost attention, an opportunity to advance, and the discipline vital to the success of the dancer- whatever their age.

Location & Hours

7265 Town Creek Rd E, Lenoir City, TN 37772
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Overview for Lenoir City, TN

9,953 people live in Lenoir City, where the median age is 34.4 and the average individual income is $24,344. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


Total Population

34.4 years

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Around Lenoir City, TN

There's plenty to do around Lenoir City, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

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Somewhat Bikeable
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Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including ABA Next Steps - Riverside Coffee Shop, Coffee Culture, and Master Donuts.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 4.63 miles 10 reviews 4.9/5 stars
Dining 1.03 miles 22 reviews 4.8/5 stars
Dining · $ 1.64 miles 55 reviews 4.8/5 stars
Dining 1.63 miles 13 reviews 4.8/5 stars
Dining · $$ 3.96 miles 20 reviews 4.7/5 stars
Dining 0.98 miles 14 reviews 4.6/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Lenoir City, TN

Lenoir City has 3,826 households, with an average household size of 2.6. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Lenoir City do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 9,953 people call Lenoir City home. The population density is 1,185.5 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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Median Age

46.01 / 53.99%

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Schools in Lenoir City, TN

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The following schools are within or nearby Lenoir City. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
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Lenoir City High School
9th - 12th
Lenoir City Intermediate/Middle School
4th - 8th
Lenoir City Elementary
PreK - 3rd
Lenoir City Christian Academy
PreK - 7th
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