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Best known throughout the rest of the United States as the home of a large aluminum smelting plant, Alcoa is a small town located outside of Knoxville, Tennessee. The town is known for its friendly residents and easy, relaxed pace of life. Visitors and residents alike will find that the town and surrounding communities offer a wealth of diversions and attractions.

 

Alcoa History & Geography

 

In the early 1900s, the Aluminum Company of America (ALCOA) began work to establish an aluminum smelting plant that could make use of hydroelectric power along the Little Tennessee River. In 1914, the company purchased land on which to build a plant and began building homes for the plant's workers. This company town was incorporated in 1919 and was named Alcoa in honor of the company. After World War II, the town began to distance itself from the official image of the aluminum company.

 

Alcoa sits in the foothills of the Great Smoky Mountains only 14 miles outside of Knoxville. The Little River flows through Alcoa prior to emptying into the Tennessee River. The city is served by eight major thoroughfares offering access to the greater Knoxville area.

 

Cultural Events, Attractions and Recreation

 

Many are attracted to Alcoa because of the natural beauty in the area. Nearby Great Smoky Mountains National Park is extremely popular with residents and tourists alike. The park offers hiking, camping, fishing, wildlife viewing and a variety of educational programs. History buffs can enjoy architectural sites in the park and the surrounding communities. Visitors who want to learn more about day-to-day life in the Smoky Mountains in the 1800s can visit the Great Smoky Mountains Heritage Center. The Center hosts special events and an outdoor concert series in the summer.

 

Sports and outdoor recreation opportunities also abound in Alcoa and the surrounding areas. Blount County is home to a handful of world-class golf courses and resorts. Those who are into more casual play will find public parks and hiking trails throughout the county. Of course, sports enthusiasts can kick back and enjoy a Tennessee Volunteers game in nearby Knoxville. Football, basketball, baseball and softball games tend to be the most popular among fans.

 

The Local Residents

 

Thanks to strong industry in the area, the unemployment level in Alcoa tends to stay relatively low. The town itself is home to some 8,465 residents. Alcoa is one of the most diverse small communities in eastern Tennessee. Most of the area's adult residents are employed in manufacturing and construction.

 

Local Weather & Climate Conditions

 

Like most communities located at the foothills of the Great Smoky Mountains, Alcoa enjoys beautiful autumns and springs. Winter in the area brings some snowfall, but January temperatures rarely fall below 30 degrees. Summers can be warmer. July temperatures are often in the high 80s with high humidity. The majority of Alcoa homes and businesses use HVAC systems designed to provide for year-round comfort. Ductless systems in particular are preferred for historic buildings. Boasting high efficiency, the ductless heat pump Alcoa TN home and business owners prefer can provide for both heating and cooling needs.

 

Mitsubishi Electric Ductless Specialists in Alcoa, TN

 

Choosing a ductless HVAC system is a great way to stay comfortable in your home or business no matter what the weather is like outside. Highly efficient and easy to install, ductless HVAC systems offer the utmost in reliability to residential and commercial customers. If you're looking for an Alcoa TN ductless air conditioning professional on whom you can rely, search for a Mitsubishi Comfort Dealer in your area. Your contractor has the know-how needed to take care of your ductless heat pump and ductless AC installation, repair and maintenance needs.