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Welcome to
Norris, Tennessee!
- A National Historic City - 

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The City of Norris has been called a planned community, a model town, a garden city, and even a utopia. To its citizens, however, it is a woodland home, an oasis in the busy world of the surrounding Knoxville, Oak Ridge and Clinton communities.

 

The City of Norris enjoys all the necessary ingredients for comfortable living:

  • Great City government and City services

  • Tree lined streets and sidewalks

  • Outstanding in-town schools – elementary & middle

  • Full service community library

  • Norris-based community theater

  • Annual July 4th Norris Day celebration with evening fireworks

  • Summer-time free Concerts on the Commons

  • Quaint compact Town Center can boast of…

    • Large open grassy town commons for recreation

    • Large town pavilion for public and private events

    • Open air performance stage

    • Norris Museum

    • Numerous small businesses:  Grocery store, restaurant, post office, dental office, antique shop, realty office, gas station/auto repair, bank, banquet/catering facility, physical therapy center, beauty salon

  • Areas of Norris outside the town center can further boast of…

    • Churches for many faiths; civic clubs

    • Museum of Appalachia (affiliated with The Smithsonian Institute)

    • Lenoir Museum Cultural Complex

    • TVA labs

    • Numerous small businesses: Ice cream parlor, beauty solons, animal hospital, pharmacy, ethnic restaurants, art/craft center, bed and breakfast, auto repair shops, storage facilities, nursery/florist, general store, senior living center, nursing home, music/clogging studio, tobacco shop, liquor store, light industry, physician offices, dentists, ophthalmologist, plumbers’ shop, auction company.

Local recreation opportunities abound. Our 2,400 acre Norris Municipal Watershed which abuts the town border offers numerous trails for hiking, horseback riding, and biking. The Clinch River offers great trout fishing, and nearby Norris Lake offers a variety of fishing, boating and water sports activities. Norris Dam State Park encompasses over 4,000 acres of wooded landscape and abuts both sides of Norris Lake.

 

Explore our website for more detailed information on all of the above.

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TIMELY TOPICS


   

 
 
 April 2017   Meetings  
 

Board/Commission

 

Date

 

Time

 

City Council

 

Apr 10

 

7:00P

 

Animal Shelter Commission

 

Apr 17

 

6:30P

 

Community Development Board

 

Apr 27

 

7:00P

 Conservation/Recycle
Commission


 

 Apr 13

 

 7:00P

 

Library Commission - No April Meeting

 

None

 


 

Norris Little Theatre
Meets at Loy Johnson Realty, 21 W. Norris Rd.

 

Apr 6

 

7:00P

 

Norris Water Commission

 

Apr 24

 

Noon

 

Planning Commission
No April Meeting 

 

None

 

 

 Tree Commission  Apr 24  7:00P 
 

Watershed Board

 Apr 20 

5:00P

      
      

Click on underlined topics for additional information.

Unless otherwise noted, all meetings are held at the Norris Community Building,
20 Chestnut Drive

 

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