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

NORRIS TOWN CENTER CLOCK
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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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#2 - COVID-19 Related Changes 
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Annual Deer Hunt Drawing IS CANCELLED for 2020
 
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COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Information (All Bulletins)
 
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City Brush Dump in Watershed CLOSED

 

   

DECEMBER 2020 MEETING SCHEDULE

 Animal Shelter Comm: No December Meeting

 Archives Committee: No December Meeting

 Board of Zoning Appeals: No December Meeting

 Community Development Board: No December Meeting

 Library Commission: No December Meeting

 Norris City Court: No December Court

 Norris Little Theatre: No December Meeting

 Norris Recreation Committee: No December Meeting

 Norris Tree Commission: No December Meeting

 Norris Watershed Board: No December Meeting

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 Planning Commission: 5:00 pm, December 7

 Norris City Council: 7:00 pm, December 14

 Norris Water Commission: 5:00 pm, December 14

 Conservation/Recycle Comm: 7:00 pm, December 15

Meetings are planned for public access with limited occupancy in the city community building located at 20 Chestnut Drive. Due to the uncertainty of the COVID-19 Pandemic conditions a virtual meeting may still be necessary and can be accessed at the link below. Updates are available on the city website at:
www.cityofnorris.com.
The public is invited.


City of Norris December Meetings
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Scott Hackler
Norris City Manager

 

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