Johnson City, Tennessee

Located in the mountains of East Tennessee, Johnson City is the greatest of the Tri Cities (Johnson City, Kingsport, Bristol).

We are the sixth largest city in the state of Tennessee.

We are in the fifth fastest growing area in the country for restaraunts and service industries.

We are the third fastest growing city in the country population-wise.

A scientific survey has shown us to be the eighty-ninth best city in the country in which to live.

Our cost of living is only 95.3% of the national average.

We are located in Washington County, the oldest county in Tennessee and the first geographic or political area named after President George Washington.

Our county seat is Jonesborough, the oldest town in Tennessee.

Johnson City contains Rocky Mount, the first territorial capital of the US Territory South of the River Ohio, the oldest, still-standing US Territorial capital in the world, and now a National Historic Site, and the third most visited historic site in Tennessee.

Johnson City also contains Tipton-Haynes Farm, site of the Battle of the State of Franklin and home of Landon Carter Haynes, one of Tennessee's two Confederate Senators.

Johnson City's High School is Science Hill High School, a national school of excellence, and home to the Science Hill Basketball Team, multiple-time state champion and feared by basketball teams the nation over. Science hill also gets out for snow less than many surrounding school systems.

Johnson City also includes East Tennessee State Univerisity. ETSU is the site of the Tennessee Governor's School for the Humanities and the home of one of the world's most advanced computer animation educators.

Johnson City is also in one of the top hundred largest metropolitan areas in the nation.

The combined value of all Johnson City's banks is $1,990,285,613.00

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