Maryville is located in Blount County, Tennessee with a population of 27,000 people that provides a small town atmosphere. Maryville provides its residents with a compelling and attractive blend of a small town feel while offering the advantages of being so close to the third largest city in the state. The town provides a short drive to many large attractions such as a Knoxville, the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Dollywood, Gatlinburg, and Pigeon Forge. Located in the Knoxville Metropolitan Area, Maryville has received many accolades for its quality of life.
Parks & Attractions: Being completely surrounded by activities, Maryville is a town that is sure to keep you outside! There is every type of outdoor sport you can imagine such as hiking, canoeing, white water rafting, hang gliding, water skiing and snow skiing. All of these activities can be enjoyed in the local parks such as Maryville-Alcoa Greenway, Bicentennial Greenbelt Park, Amerine Park, Everett Park, John Sevier Park, Pearson Springs Park, and Sandy Springs Park. While Maryville itself offers many outdoor options, Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg are only a short drive away and offer water parks, musical dinner shows, tons of shopping and many other activities.
Schools: Residents of Maryville are zoned for Coulter Grove Intermediate School, Foothills Elementary School, John Sevier Elementary School, Maryville High School, Montgomery Ridge Intermediate School, Maryville Junior High School, and Sam Houston Elementary School.Private schools near Maryville are Maryville Christian School, Apostolic Christian Academy, and Clayton-Bradley Academy. Not only does Maryville have a great variety of schools for high school students or below, but also houses a private college, Maryville College, that is rich in the arts and recently opened its new Clayton Center for the Arts.
Our Favorite Restaurants in Maryville:
- Foothills Milling Company– voted Maryville’s top restaurant, the Foothill’s Milling Company is an upscale restaurant that provides a home town atmosphere. Start off with the fried green tomatoes as an appetizer and the stuff meatloaf with oysters as an entree. Make sure to save room for desert; the cobbler and buttermilk pie are to die for!
- Sullivan’s Downtown– Sullivan’s Fine Food offers a variety of fresh homemade food using “made from scratch” recipes. There favorite appetizers include filet mignon martini, loaded potato skins, chili rollers and spinach con queso. Everyone raves for their burgers, the most popular being the “voo doo” burger. Their deserts are also fantastic which include triple chocolate pound cake, homemade peanut butter pie, and key lime pie.
- Aroma Cafe (sandwich shop)- “The Best Cuban Sandwich in Tennessee”
- Full Service BBQ (barbecue)- Drive-In BBQ that provides a relaxed environment. Full Service BBQ is known for the “best bbq every time”!