Blount County, located in East Tennessee is one of the gateways to the Smokey Mountain National Park making it popular with tourists because of the breathtaking scenery and outdoor adventures. The town of Maryville is home to Maryville College. Townsend is a popular tourist destination.
It is one of the oldest counties in Tennessee named after William Blount, Governor of the Territory of the United States "South of the River Ohio."
Blount County offers residents a growing economy that includes manufacturing, excellent healthcare, lower taxes and a lower cost of living.