Adjacent Areas

Adjacent Areas

Living in Northeast Tennessee, Southwest Virginia or Northwest North Carolina yields benefits that transcend even the loftiest of expectations. Known for the spectacular natural beauty, comfortable pace of life, and numerous cultural and recreational opportunities, this region has a rich history that is deeply appreciated by the welcoming people who live there.

Some of Northeast Tennessee's, Southwest Virginia's and Northwest North Carolina's advantages include:

  • Four distinct seasons
  • Moderate temperatures year-round
  • Rich cultural heritage
  • Stunning natural beauty
  • Wide variety of outdoor recreational opportunities
  • Multi-dimensional arts environment
  • Many fine dining opportunities
  • Regional wineries and vineyards in the county
  • Exhaustive shopping options
  • No state income tax in Tennessee
  • Nationally-recognized physicians and medical centers

About Our Region

Featuring four distinct seasons and moderate temperatures, Northeast Tennessee, Southwest Virginia and Northwest North Carolina is a sanctuary for nature enthusiasts. From picturesque mountains reflected in the region's numerous rivers and lakes to the area's national forest land, this region offers something for anyone who enjoys the great outdoors at its finest.

The region's cultural and entertainment attractions are among the richest in the Southeastern United States, featuring museums, performing arts theaters, music and arts festivals, as well as professional and minor league sports venues. Fine dining and are variety of shopping options are also available across Northeast Tennessee, Southwest Virginia and Northwest North Carolina.

Health Care

  • Home to some of America's best health care systems, including VA hospitals.
  • An integrated health care delivery network, tied to local universities.
  • Nationally recognized physicians and centers of medical excellence.