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Welcome to
Norris, Tennessee!
- A National Historic City - 

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The City of Norris has been called a planned community, a model town, a garden city, and even a utopia. To its citizens, however, it is a woodland home, an oasis in the busy world of the surrounding Knoxville, Oak Ridge and Clinton communities.

 

The City of Norris enjoys all the necessary ingredients for comfortable living:

  • Great City government and City services

  • Tree lined streets and sidewalks

  • Outstanding in-town schools – elementary & middle

  • Full service community library

  • Norris-based community theater

  • Annual July 4th Norris Day celebration with evening fireworks

  • Summer-time free Concerts on the Commons

  • Quaint compact Town Center can boast of…

    • Large open grassy town commons for recreation

    • Large town pavilion for public and private events

    • Open air performance stage

    • Norris Museum

    • Numerous small businesses:  Grocery store, restaurant, post office, dental office, antique shop, realty office, gas station/auto repair, bank, banquet/catering facility, physical therapy center, beauty salon

  • Areas of Norris outside the town center can further boast of…

    • Churches for many faiths; civic clubs

    • Museum of Appalachia (affiliated with The Smithsonian Institute)

    • Lenoir Museum Cultural Complex

    • TVA labs

    • Numerous small businesses: Ice cream parlor, beauty solons, animal hospital, pharmacy, ethnic restaurants, art/craft center, bed and breakfast, auto repair shops, storage facilities, nursery/florist, general store, senior living center, nursing home, music/clogging studio, tobacco shop, liquor store, light industry, physician offices, dentists, ophthalmologist, plumbers’ shop, auction company.                                   

Local recreation opportunities abound. Our 2,400 acre Norris Municipal Watershed which abuts the town border offers numerous trails for hiking, horseback riding, and biking. The Clinch River offers great trout fishing, and nearby Norris Lake offers a variety of fishing, boating and water sports activities. Norris Dam State Park encompasses over 4,000 acres of wooded landscape and abuts both sides of Norris Lake.

 

Explore our website for more detailed information on all of the above.

 LINKS to

TIMELY TOPICS


CLICK HERE:
Water & Sewer Rate changes effective July 1, 2016
 
 
Water Bill Adjustment Policy
 
Water Quality Report.
 
WEATHER ALERT SYSTEMS available in the Norris area

2016 "DRAFT" WATERSHED MANAGEMENT PLAN
For Public Review.  Comments on the plan can be addressed to the Norris Watershed Board at: norriscity@comcast.net or
by attending a regular Watershed Board meetings on the third Thursday of the month, @ 5:00pm.

   

 

January 2017

List of

 Meetings

Board/Commission

Date

Time

City Council

Jan 9

7:00P

Animal Shelter Commission

Jan 16 

  7:00P

Community Development Board 

Jan 26  

7:00P  

Conservation/Recycle Commission    Jan 12 

 7:00P 

Library Commission - Meets at Library
No January Meeting

None

 

Norris Little Theatre  Meets at Johnson Realty 21 W. Norris Rd.

Jan 5

7:00P

Norris Water Commission   

Jan 23

noon

Planning Commission
No January Meeting
  

None 

     

Tree Commission 

Jan 23

7:00P  

Watershed Board 

Jan 19 

   5:00P

Click on underlined Groups for additional information.

Unless otherwise noted, all meetings are held at the Norris Community Building,
20 Chestnut Drive

 

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