Thinking about retiring in Tennessee?

Retirement in Tennessee is a dream for thousands, whether they already live in this beautiful state or whether they look forward to retiring to a Tennessee town like Knoxville or Paris. Most are attracted by the mountains, lower cost of living, and the terrific outdoor activities. Whatever your reason, this website will provide you with the useful retirement real estate resources to help your dream become a reality.


Retirement in Tennessee

Tennessee is rapidly becoming one of the most popular retirement destinations. There is not much mystery why - cost of living is low, the tax environment is friendly, the people are welcoming, and the mountain scenery is spectacular. Real estate is lower than the U.S. average (Zillow reports Home Value Index in TN of $169,900 in late 2009). Tennessee has an active state program to encourage people to retire in the state.Go to for more details.


Best Retirement Towns in Tennessee

One of Tennessee's top retirement cities is Knoxville, which is blessed with the dynamic University of Tennessee. Memphis is the largest city in Tennessee and its laid back approach to urban living appeals to many retirees. Use this link to find more of the best retirement towns in Tennessee.



The hills, mountains, and lakes of Tennessee provide outstanding recreation, such as hiking, camping, and fishing. Tennessee has no shortage of recreational opportunities. Winters are snowy at elevation, but are generally milder than in most of the rest of the U.S. Summers are warm.


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