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Corryton, TN Contractors

Corryton, Tennessee, is classified as a “populated place,” which is a designation used to identify indigenous communities without recognized borders or a verified population. Located in Knox County, Corryton is considered part of the greater Knoxville metropolitan area since it is only about 20 minutes away.

The town is situated near House Mountain and Clinch Mountain, and its elevation provides travelers and local residents with spectacular views. The area has a definite southern rural character with many winding roads, quaint buildings and friendly neighbors. The Corryton lifestyle is stress free and peaceful, but Knoxville is close enough to enjoy all the amenities of a big city.

History

Corryton’s past is directly tied to the history of Knox County , which was established on June 11, 1792, by Governor William Blount. Located near the center of the East Tennessee’s Great Valley, Knox County became an ideal site for local commerce and transportation.

Throughout the 1800s, the towns and cities in Knox County took advantage of their access to rivers and railroad connections and established a thriving regional distribution center serving a variety of industries. Devastated by the civil war, Knox County quickly rebuilt the local economy by developing accessible resources including coal, iron, lumber and marble.

Today, Knox County is the home to industry leaders, cultural icons and local residents who work to protect its remarkable heritage. As the major population center in Knox County, Knoxville is a vibrant and rapidly expanding city with a sophisticated interstate highway system and access to an international waterway.

Attractions

Since Corryton is less than 20 miles away from Knoxville, local residents and area visitors have a variety of cultural, sporting and recreational activities to choose from.

  • The Oakes Farm: Located in Corryton, TN, The Oakes Farm is a unique destination where kids and adults can enjoy a challenging corn maze, an old fashioned hayride, a pumpkin patch, a giant slide and many more fun activities.
  • Trail of Doom: Corryton’s Trail of Doom includes four separate haunted attractions including the Trail, Perplexion, Chaotic Carnival and Elemental. Visitors from around the state come to experience the thrills and chills of ghosts, goblins and an assortment of other scary creatures.
  • Blue Ridge State Park: The 3,687 acre park is heavily forested and is located on the southern shore of Norris Lake in Union County, TN. The park includes a wide array of walking trails, ponds, campsites, and picnic areas.

Demographics

Corryton's demographics reflect the southern rural heritage of the local community. Residents enjoy a clean and relaxed environment with a very low crime rate.

  • Population: 2,349 as of 2010
  • Estimated Household Income: $43,332 as of 2009
  • Median Home Value: $150,286 as of 2009
  • Cost of Living Index: 80 (U.S. average is 100)
  • High School Diploma: 70.1 percent
  • Unemployment: 6.7 percent as of 2012
  • Industries: Construction, administrative support, education
  • Crime: The Total Crime Index for Corryton is 43, which is significantly below the national average of 100.

Schools

Corryton is part of the Knox County School district. According to a 2010 state issued report card, the district received "B" grades in math, science, reading and social studies. Corryton is served by four local public schools including:

  • Gibbs Elementary School: Grades K-5
  • Corryton Elementary School: Grades K-5
  • Holston Middle School: Grades 6-8
  • Gibbs High School: Grades 9-12

Corryton TN Ductless Air Conditioning

The weather in Corryton, TN is unpredictable, and homeowners depend on a reliable heating and AC system to keep the indoor environment safe, healthy and comfortable. A Mitsubishi Electric ductless heat pump provides quiet operation, superior efficiency and exceptional zoned comfort. Ductless HVAC systems are especially effective in areas that require supplemental cooling and heating such as attic conversions, media rooms and basement build outs.

The factory authorized dealers on the mitsubishicomfortdealers.com website can help explain the numerous benefits of a ductless heat pump in Corryton, TN. For true zoned comfort and advanced inverter technology, a ductless mini split is the best alternative to noisy window units and inefficient central HVAC systems.