LOUDON LOCAL RESOURCES

AUTOMOBILE TAGS

Newcomers must change their out of state vehicle registration at the time residency is declared. To register your vehicle you must bring proof of title, or if there is a lien holder, the registration, name and address of the Lien holder. For more information contact Loudon County Clerk’s office  (865) 458-3314.

BANKS/FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS

BB&T Lenoir City (865) 988-2400
Regions Lenoir City (865) 986-6023
First National Lenoir City (865) 986-3546
Union Planters Greenback (865) 856-3018
United Community Lenoir City (865) 986-1300
GreenBank Lenoir City (865) 988-8810
FSG Bank Lenoir City (865) 988-3375
Suntrust Bank Lenoir City (865) 988-7200
American Trust of East TN Lenoir City (865) 986-7880


BOAT RENTALS

Ft. Loudon Marina – 24-foot pontoon boats available by day or half day. For information call 865-986-5536.

CABLE TV

Intermedia …… (865) 370-8020 ext. 155

CAMPGROUNDS

Cross-eyed Cricket
(On PawPaw Plains road)
State Route 95
Located ½ miles north of I-40, exit 364
865-986-5435
Lazy Acres
Rt3 Jackson Bend Road
Lenoir City, TN 37771
Off Hwy 321 south of Ft. Loudon Dam. (On Tellico Lake)
865-986-3316
Melton Hill Dam Campground
State Route 95
Loudon
1 mile north of I-40, exit 364
865-986-8328
Yarberry Peninsula Campground
Rt. 3 Box 225
Lenoir City, TN 37771
On Fort Loudon Lake. Hwy 321 – 2 miles from dam


CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

Loudon County Chamber of Commerce
318 Angel Row P.O. Box
Loudon, TN 37774
(865) 458-2067

Knoxville Area Chamber of Commerce
(865) 637-4550

CLIMATE

Annual Average Temperature 57
Monthly Average High Temperature January 40 July 40
Monthly Average Low Temperature January 38 July 62
Annual Average Precipitation 56″
Annual Snowfall 11″
Elevation 793’ Above Sea Level
Prevailing Winds Southwest


COUNTY TAX STRUCTURE

Property Tax
Rate Per $100 Value $1.92
Ratio of Assessment
Residential 25%
Industrial 40%
Personal 30%
Bonded Debt $14,358,425
Assessed Valuation $564,645,085
School Tax 0
Sales Tax 9.25%


DRIVER’S LICENSE

Newcomers have 30 days after establishing permanent residency to change their out-of-state driver’s license to a valid Tennessee license. All applicants must have verification of their Social Security Number. If you have a valid license from another state, only a vision test is required. For more information contact (865) 594-6399.

EMERGENCY

All Emergency 911
Lenoir City Fire Dept (865) 986-2310
Greenback Fire Dept. (865) 986-2276
Loudon County Sheriff (865) 986-9081
Loudon County Fire Dept (865) 458-2212


FISHING

Our lakes are popular places for fishing tournaments as well as a relaxing day of personal enjoyment. Check the tournament schedules with TVA at 865-632-3791 or area Bait Shops.

Licenses area available at most bait and sports shops, Wal-Mart and from County Clerk at the Courthouse in Loudon.

GOLF COURSES

Golfers will want to play on one or all of Loudon County’s beautiful courses. The courses are open year round for your enjoyment.

Riverview Golf Course 865.986.6972

Located on the banks of the Tennessee River at the intersection of Interstate 75 and Sugar Limb Road 18-Hole Course opening at 8 a.m. Weekend and holiday tee times should be scheduled in advance.

Avalon Golf Course 865.986.4653

Located on OakChase Blvd in Lenoir City – 18-Hole Course and Pro shop are open from Dawn until dusk. Weekend and holiday tee times should be scheduled in advance.

Rarity Bay Golf Course 423.884.3030

Located on Rarity Bay Pky in Vonore – 18-Hole Course and Pro shop are open Tuesday thru Sunday. Weekend and holiday tee times should be scheduled in advance.

Historic Attractions

Loudon County Museum: Carmichael Inn
The Carmichael Inn is located behind the courthouse in the city of Loudon. It is an 1810 restored stagecoach inn, which now serves as a restaurant and clothing store.  For more information call The Carmichael Inn 865-408-9712.

HISTORIC WALKING ATTRACTIONS

The Historic downtown Loudon has been renovated to form an important link with the past. You can enjoy walking through some of the city’s fine old buildings. For more information call 865-458-1442

LARGEST EMPLOYERS

Maremont Exhaust Products 800 employees
Yale Security 410 employees
Kimberley Clark Corp 255 employees
Viskase Corp 220 employees
A E Staley Manufacturing Co. 200 employees
Astec 200 employees
Christensen Yachts (under construction) Up to 300 employees
Supra Boats Varies
Malibu Boats Varies


LOCATION

Region: East Tennessee
Square Miles: 240
Cities: Greenback, Lenoir City, Loudon, and Philadelphia
Distance from Knoxville:
Lenoir City: 25 miles
Loudon: 31 miles


MARINAS

Fort Loudon Lake
Ft. Loudon Marina Largest City Park at Ft. Loudon Dam. Restaurant and recreation complex. 865-986-5536
Tellico Lake Tellico Harbor Marina
Located at Marina Harbor Drive off Hwy 411 northeast of Vonore. 865-856-6806


NEAREST AIRPORT

McGhee Tyson Airport
Nearest Commercial Service: Knoxville – 25 miles
Airlines Serving: American Eagle, Continental Express, Delta Airlines, Northwest, United Airlines, United Express, US Airways, Allegiant Air


NEWSPAPER

The News Herald Lenoir City, TN (865) 986-6581
Village Connection Loudon, TN (865) 458-3565


POPULATION

County Population ….. 38,234

PUBLIC BOAT LAUNCH AREAS

Ft. Loudon Lake Lenoir City Park, Yarberry Campground, Unitia
Melton Hill Lake Melton Hill Dam- 2 ramps
Tellico Lake Tellico Reservoir (at the Canal), Popular Springs, Clear Creek, Lotterdale Campground, International Harbor.


POST OFFICE

Loudon / Lenoir City Post Office
(865) 986-4025

PUBLIC LIBRARY

Greenback Public Library ….. (865) 856-2841
Lenoir City Public Library ….. (865) 986-3210

TELEPHONE

Bell South ….. (865) 557-6000

UTILITIES

Loudon Utilities ….. (865) 458-2091
LCUB ….. (865) 986-6591
TASS ….. (423)884-6400

WINERIES

Tennessee Valley Winery (I-75, Exit 76) 865-986-5147
Award winning wines from local grapes. Family owned. Open daily except major holidays.

EDUCATION

Click Here for Education Information

MEDICAL AND HOSPITALS

Fort Sanders Loudon Medical Center …… (865) 271-6000

CULTURAL

Spring ushers in the annual Dogwood Festival, wine festivals, wagon trains and horse shows. Summer months kick off the popular Lenoir City Arts & Crafts Festival, Rocking the Docks and the Civitan Poker Run followed by the July 4th Celebrations, Smoky Mountain Fiddlers Convention, Arts & Crafts Show, and Mulberry Antique Show held in historic downtown Loudon. Fall for the October Fest whose popularity draws visitors from the entire region. Winter brings in the holiday festively celebrated by the Christmas parade, festivals, and historic home tours

RECREATIONAL

Its no wonder that Loudon County is the touted as the Gateway to the Smokies, with several lakes and rivers embracing and enhancing the county, including Ft. Loudon Lake, Tellico Lake, Melton Hill, and Watts Bar Lake. The community s a playground for water sports of all types, such as boating, fishing, and skiing. Other sports enthusiasts might enjoy the local archery range of one of the seven golf courses within the area.

Loudon County can be your headquarters for all kinds of land and water expeditions. Gatlinburg and The Great Smoky Mountains are just about an hour away to the east. The “Energy City” Oak Ridge and the Museum of Appalachian in Norris are less than an hour away to the North. Fort Loudon is 30 minutes to the South. You can even go by boat to the Gulf of Mexico.