About Clinton, TN

General Information

Clinton, TN is a quiet town on the outskirts of Knoxville with its own unique history. Clinton is a rural area along the Clinch River and is home to Norris lake.


Lake Living & Boating

With Norris Lake and the Clinch River, Clinton is the perfect place for lake living, while still being close to a bigger city like Knoxville. The Norris Lake area is home to many luxury communities, such as Deer Lake. There are several areas in the Norris Lake area that are considered their own community.


Clinton, being smaller doesn’t have as many attractions as some, other locations, but that adds to the serene appeal of the area. You have the Museum of Appalachia, which teaches people about living in settler times and what life was like back then.

Things to Do in Clinton

Clinton is the perfect place to take your boat and go fishing, or to pick a trail and go hiking. If you enjoy the great outdoors, combined with peace and serenity, Clinton is the perfect place.


Clinch River



Norris Lake



Norris Dam State Park

Melton lake Park

South Clinton Park

Jaycee park

Claxton Community Park


Museum of Appalachia

Green McAdoo Cultural Center

Little Ponderosa Zoo and Rescue

Things to Do