Communities/Johnson City, Tennessee
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Life In Johnson City, Tennessee


Nestled along the Appalachian Mountains in eastern Tennessee, Johnson City is a diverse and welcoming community full of big-city amenities and small-town southern charm. Learn about the city’s role in railway history at the Clinchfield Railroad Museum, or explore an active fossil dig site at the Hands On! Discovery Center. Grab your bike and take in some fresh air and stunning views with 40 acres of wooded trails at the Tannery Knobs Mountain Bike Park. Shop for unique... 

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Internet Speed Rating

1000 Mbps

Closest Airport

Tri-Cities Airport • 15 mi

Weather (High/Low)

84 / 28

Median Home Value (3BR, 2BA)


Johnson City: FUN FACT

Full of secret alleyways, abandoned speakeasies, and underground passages, downtown Johnson City was a popular scene for crime bosses in the Roaring 1920s, including legendary Al Capone. The city’s shady past earned it the nickname “Little Chicago,” which locals celebrate with pride during the annual Little Chicago Festival in August.

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