Athens Real Estate & Homes for Sale in Tennessee
Located in McMinn County and conveniently situated between Knoxville and Chattanooga is the city of Athens, Tennessee. Athens is the county seat of McMinn County and is home to approximate 13,500 residents that take advantage of the city and county's strong economy, excellent schools and institutions of higher learning, and affordably priced homes.
Affectionately known as "The Friendly City," Athens is located in the foothills of the Great Smoky Mountains where it started out as a community rooted in agriculture. Today, Athens shares a great deal in McMinn County's economy where the auto industry and several global companies boost the local job market. The award winning Athens City Schools district serves the educational needs of students. The district boasts test scores that are higher than the state and national average, excellent art and athletics programs, and a comprehensive Pre-K program. Students also have access to some of the best colleges, universities and trade schools in the state. Athens' real estate market is rich in single-family homes at affordable prices, which is appealing to new home buyers and seasoned buyers, investors, retirees, and professionals.
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