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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, restaurants, post office, dental office, realty office, 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, craft beer brew pub; 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, 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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Annual Deer Hunt Drawing IS CANCELLED for 2020
 
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City Brush Dump in Watershed CLOSED

 

   

CITY OF NORRIS
P.O. Box 1090
NORRIS, TN 37828

SEPTEMBER 2020 MEETING SCHEDULE

 Norris City Court: Tuesday, September 1, 2020, 6 pm
    20 Chestnut Drive, Norris, TN – Temperature check
    and mask will be required to enter building.

Go To Meetings

 Norris Planning Commission: Tuesday,
    Sept. 8, 2020, 5 pm
 Board of Zoning Appeals: Tuesday,
    Sept. 8, 2020, 6:30 pm
 Recreation Commission: Wed.,
    Sept. 9, 2020, 7 pm
 Norris Water Commission: Monday,
    Sept. 14, 2020, 5 pm
 Norris City Council: Monday,
    Sept. 14, 2020, 7 pm
 Watershed Board – Thursday,
    Sept. 17, 2020, 5 pm

Norris Planning Commission Special Called 
    Meeting:
 
Monday, 
    Sept. 21, 2020, 5 pm

 Tree Commission: Monday,
    Sept. 28, 2020, 7 pm

 Library Commission: No September Meeting

 Animal Shelter Commission: No September
    Meeting

 Norris Little Theatre: No September Meeting
 Archives Committee: No September Meeting
 Conservation/Recycle Comm.: No September
    Meeting

 Community Development Board:
    No September Meeting

City of Norris September meetings except Norris
City Court will be available by G
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Scott Hackler
Norris City Manager

 

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