Kodak


Brief History

If you enjoy living in a rural environment and are looking for properties off the beaten track, consider looking at homes for sale in Kodak TN. Founded in 1892, the town sits on the eastern side of Tennessee and was named after the new brand of camera that had just become popular. The postmaster had to ask permission from the founder of the company, George Eastman, but once given, the name stuck and the town became known as Kodak. It is a small town just outside of Sevierville, but there are several well-known stores within the city limits such as Family Dollar, Food City, and Bass Pro Shops.

Parks and Recreation

When you are checking out the homes in town, take a look at the nearby parks and recreational areas. Smokies Stadium is located just on the edge of town and is the home of the Tennessee Smokies, the minor league farm team for the Chicago Cubs. Also you will find recreational centers like the Smoky Mountain Visitors Center that shows you all the interesting hiking trails throughout the region as well as the Douglas Lake Recreational Center. The lake offers many recreational opportunities for you to enjoy just outside of your new hometown. For more information about the parks and recreation, go to: DouglasLakeInfo.com

Attractions and Activities

As you are looking at the homes for sale and properties available around the area, do not forget to check out the local attractions and activities nearby. Skydive East Tennessee offers skydiving lessons and opportunities to experience the thrill of the skydive while the Circle G Ranch Safari Adventure allows you to get up close and personal with animals like camels, zebras, water buffalo, alpacas and many more. You can also explore the Seven Islands State Birding Park or visit Panther Creek State Park on the Cherokee Reservoir. While you are checking out the local real estate, do not forget to attend some of the many events in the area. During the summer you can enjoy any of the local baseball games as well as the Commons Farmers Market, free outdoor movies at the Appleview River Resort, Wine Tasting at the Hillside Winery, and any number of local festivals, arts and craft shows, workshops and more at your new home in eastern Tennessee. Also There are concerts by national and local artists and even a few museums where you can discover artifacts and exhibits from the history of the area.

When you are ready to check out the real estate in the area, contact Virginia Almy & Freda Sharp. They can help you find just the right place for your needs. You can contact them at SharpHomesbyFreda.com or for more information about the area.
Virginia Almy
Virginia Almy
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