About Oak Ridge
Oak Ridge is a progressive, sophisticated city situated in the valley between the Great Smoky Mountains and the Cumberland Mountains. Residents enjoy abundant culture and leisure activities, from rowing and hiking to ballet and theater, in a city with one of the lowest cost of living and lowest crime rate in the country. Home to Oak Ridge National Laboratory makes Oak Ridge an epicenter for technology and innovation.
Oak Ridge offers quality health care through Methodist Medical Center (MMC) of Oak Ridge. MMC is a 301-bed regional medical facility serving Anderson and four adjacent counties with more than 175 physicians representing 30 medical and surgical specialties.
Oak Ridge has 16 beautiful parks throughout the city including the new PetSafe Big Turtle Dog Park, Oak Ridge has a variety of specialty parks including two golf courses, Disc Golf Courses, trails for walking, running, bicycling, horseback riding, and a World Renown Rowing Center. Oak Ridge also has an indoor pool facility as well as the largest spring-fed outdoor pool in the nation.
Award Winning Oak Ridge City Schools are comprised of preschool, four elementary schools, two middle schools and one high school as well as a parochial school covering grades one through eight. The Oak Ridge Public Library features a separate children's library and the adjoining Civic Center hosts activities and sporting events throughout the year. Roane State Community College with over 100,000 square feet serves more than 2,000 students and provides opportunity for transfer career education, continuing education and development education.
With everything Oak Ridge has to offer it is definitely the ideal place to live and raise a family!
Oak Ridge City Schools:
Preschool: Oak Ridge Schools Preschool, First United Methodist Church, Heritage Preschool, Montessori School of Oak Ridge
Elementary: Glenwood, Linden, Willow Brook, Woodland
Middle School: Robertsville, Jefferson, Secret City Academy
High School: Oak Ridge High Schools, Secret City Academy
Private: St Mary's Catholic School
Higher Learning: Roane State Community College, Pellissippi State Technical Community College, King University, Tusculum College, University of Knoxville
Explore Oak Ridge
- Oak Ridge Rotary
- Chamber of Commerce
- Fraternal Order of the Eagles
- Girls Inc.
- Boys & Girls Club of Oak Ridge
- Oak Ridge Civic Music Association
- Casa of Tennessee Heartland
- Disabled American Veterans
- Habitat for Humanity
- Sound Company
- SARG (Shelter Animals Rescue Group)
- Oak Ridge Sportsmen's Association (ORSA)
- Oak Ridge Arts Center
- Centennial Golf Course
- Oak Ridge Country Club
- The University of Tennessee Arboretum
- Oak Ridge Rowing Association
- Haw Ridge Park
- Melton Lake Park
- Tinsletown Theater
- Oak Ridge Bowling Center
- Secret City Scenic Excursion Train
Points of Interest:
- American Museum of Appalachia
- Children's Museum of Oak Ridge
- The Oak Ridge Civic Ballet Association (ORBCA)
- Oak Ridge Playhouse
- Oak Ridge Municipal Pool
- Main Street Oak Ridge
- Oak Ridge Farmer's Market
Places of Worship:
Oak Ridge has over 30 places to worship