Blount County is part of the Knoxville, Tennessee Metro Area. The
county seat is Maryville.
Blount County, Tennessee was established in 1795, and was named
for the governor of the state of Tennessee, William Blount. The
county seat, Maryville, was named for his wife Mary Grainger Blount.
Blount County cities and towns include Eagleton Village, Friendsville,
Louisville, Maryville, Rockford, Seymour, Townsend and Walland.
Places to visit include the Appalachian Mountains, Great Smoky
Mountains, Thunderhead Mountain, Gregory Bald, Look Rock, Fort Loudon
Lake, Chilhowee Lake, Little River and Little Tennessee River.
Schools in Blount County include Maryville College, in downtown
Maryville, and a satellite campus of Knoxville based Pellissippi
State Technical Community College, referred to as Pellissippi State
Technical Community College, Blount County Campus. Airports in Blount
County include TYS, McGhee Tyson Airport.
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