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Melton Lake offers kayaking, swimming, and paddle boarding, along with a waterfront greenway for walking, running, and biking. Photo credit: Dee Browning /

Life In Oak Ridge, Tennessee

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Located in eastern Tennessee, Oak Ridge is full of historical significance and small-town charm. Tour the Manhattan Project Historical Park to learn about the city’s unique past, or visit the American Museum of Science & Energy for a look at innovations that will shape the future. Hike the scenic trails in Haw Ridge Park, play a few holes at Centennial Golf Course, and then cool off with a swim in Melton Lake. Visit historic Jackson Square to find the perfect gift at The... 

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Internet Speed Rating

1200 Mbps

Closest Airport

McGhee Tyson Airport • 25 mi

Weather (High/Low)

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Oak Ridge: FUN FACT

Established as part of The Manhattan Project in 1942, Oak Ridge was built by the U.S. government as a site to develop atomic weapons and technology. Due to the top-secret nature of the project, the city was constructed in total secrecy, earning Oak Ridge the nickname “The Secret City.”

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