Johnson City is a town in Tennessee with a population of 66,037. Johnson City is in Washington County and is one of the best places to live in Tennessee. Living in Johnson City offers residents a dense suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Johnson City there are a lot of parks. Many young professionals live in Johnson City and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in Johnson City are highly rated.
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Johnson City Reviews
Hi all! If restaurants, bars, and clubs in a small town setting is your thing, then JC is for you. JC is also completely surrounded by some of East TN greatest nature spots, Buffalo Mnt, Roan Mnt, Carvers gap, Laurel falls and the Devils bathtub just to name a few. There is some awesome lakes, ski towns, and water sport opportunities nerby. Plus it's centrally located. Downside, JC does not have much to offer in terms of alternate entertainment. It has its own movie theater and mall but nothing like mini golf, large gaming arcades, or elite shopping experiences.
The residents of Johnson City are very welcoming! One of my favorite things about Johnson City is that it is a lot like my hometown, majority are genuinely welcoming and nice. Another favorite thing about Johnson City is that in early fall, they have basically a gigantic yard sale, throughout 'tree streets'!
I grew up in Johnson City and couldn't wait to get out. But, the city has grown so much in the past 10 years that now I can't wait to go back! It has a handful of craft breweries and really good restaurants. Vegans/vegetarians have a handful of dining options as well. My favorite part of the city is the amount of outdoor activities within 20-40 minutes of walking out the door - hiking, mountain biking, running, skiing, white water activities, lake activities, etc. The people are warm and there's hardly any traffic. The city is making efforts to revitalize downtown and make the outdoors more accessible than they already are. It's no wonder that more young professionals are moving to JC!