There are many who say Knoxville is not a good place to live, especially people from the north. Well, it is a great place to live, especially the suburbs. The people of Knoxville are very nice, the nature, the beauty, and the overall atmosphere is great. Housing prices are amazingly low as are taxes.
To my northern friends who have sour grapes, you have to understand that when you "talk down" to southern people, they don't take it very well. So, look at yourselves and your own attitude that seeps out towards them. If you treat them with respect, they will do the same for you. But, for the most part, northern people do bring with them prejudices they learned in the north about southern people that are not true. So you are probably projecting it.
There is a saying in the south, "I won't put up with your uppety Yankee BS." And it's true. They won't.
I moved here to the south and have loved being here for the past 20 years. I have a home in the Read More