Kingsport , TN Real Estate and Community Information

History

Kingsport Homes For SaleKingsport, Tennessee has been called by various names over the years from the early pioneers who referred to it as Kings Port to the early Native American that referred to it as Peace Island or Big Island. Kings Port was the name given to the area along the Holston River by the early pioneers and the Long Island of the Holston River in Kingsport has become a U.S National Historic Landmark. The council of local Cherokee considered Kingsport their sacred home. The name Kingsport became official in the late 18th century. Kingsport is full of rich history and culture there are many sites and attractions. Part of the history of Kingsport includes Civil war battles, early pioneers and Revolutionary war heroes. More information about the history of Kingsport can be found on the Kingsport Tennessee website https://www.kingsporttn.gov/.

Parks and Recreation

There are many outdoor and indoor activities for people of all ages in Kingsport.Kingport Parks and Recreation The Borden Park and Recreation Center and the V.O Dobbins Sr. Complex both offer organized programs such as sports, arts and crafts and other organized events. Indoor activities include various board games, billiards, ping pong tables and a foosball table. If the outdoor experience is what you’re looking for The Borden Park and Recreation Center and the V.O Dobbins Sr. Complex has 7 picnic shelters, walking trails, full basket ball court and various playgrounds. More information can be found on the City of Kingsport Parks and Recreation website.https://kingsportparksandrecreation.org/

Attractions, Activities and Events

In Kingsport, Tennessee there is wealth of things available for history buffs, race fans and antique collectors in this Northeastern Tennessee town, that lies just south of the Kentucky Border. In 1775, The Daniel Boone wilderness trail was established by Daniel Boone himself. This trail was used by both Westward Expansion travelers and the Native Americans. If you are an antique lover, downtown Kingsport is an antique lovers’ paradise as the city has the largest number of antique shops in the Northern corner of the state. The Bristol Motor Speedway is where the entire family can enjoy some fun. The speedway host several types of racing, including stock car and drag racing.

BILL HALL
BILL HALL
Real Estate Broker
Office: (423) 530-7077 3428 Fort Henry Drive Kingsport TN 37664