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Knoxville Essential Info


Knoxville is in Knox County, Tennessee, United States. It is the third-largest city in the state. It is the home of the University of Tennessee's primary campus (UTK) and site of the 1982 World's Fair.

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  1. Knoxville is the place where the drink “Mountain Dew” was born in 1940.
  2. Filmmaker Quentin Tarantino was born in Knoxville.
  3. Knoxville played a key role in the early success of Elvis Presley.
  4. Knoxville was named after Henry Knox, the first Secretary of War for the U.S.
  5. The Dempster Dumpster was invented by George Dempster, who once served as Knoxville's mayor.

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