Business in The Northeast Tennessee Valley Tri-Cities Region
Facts & Stats
Percentage of the U.S. population within one-day truck delivery of the region.
Home to 1.2 million people in northeast Tennessee, southwest Virginia and northwest North Carolina, the 15-county Northeast Tennessee Valley Region includes the population centers of Kingsport, Tenn., Johnson City, Tenn., and Bristol in Tennessee and Virginia. Top industries include manufacturing, distribution, education, health care and a growing cluster of technology start-ups. Located in the Great Smoky Mountains, the region's quality of life features numerous state parks and recreation options.