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Living in Fort Sanders Knoxville

Fort Sanders is the 3rd most walkable neighborhood in Knoxville with 6,195 residents.

Fort Sanders has good public transportation and does not have many bike lanes.

Nearby neighborhoods: University of Tennessee, Mechanicsville, Downtown, College Hills, Western Heights, Beaumont and West View.

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77 Walk Score of Fort Sanders, Knoxville, TN

Fort Sanders is Very Walkable

Most errands can be accomplished on foot.

Photo of View of Sunsphere from Fort Sanders in Fort Sanders, Knoxville

View of Sunsphere from Fort Sanders

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Renaissance IV

Most errands can be accomplished on foot in Fort Sanders Knoxville.

Fort Sanders is the 3rd most walkable neighborhood in Knoxville with a Walk Score of 77.

Find apartments in Knoxville's most walkable neighborhoods: Downtown, University of Tennessee and Fort Sanders.

Fort Sanders Knoxville Apartments for Rent

Fort Sanders Neighborhood Ranking

Compare Fort Sanders to other Knoxville neighborhoods.

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Population

1 Downtown 82 64 61 1,219
2 University of Tennessee 80 46 52 5,684
3 Fort Sanders 77 51 49 6,195
4 Old North Knoxville 70 39 71 1,334
5 Fourth and Gill 68 49 76 746

Eating & Drinking

There are about 59 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in Fort Sanders.

People in Fort Sanders can walk to an average of 13 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in 5 minutes.

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thumbnail for View of Sunsphere from Fort SandersA wonderful view of the iconic Sunsphere of Knoxville. Clinch Ave is a great street within the Fort Sanders Neighborhood to see both the beauty of downtown from a distance and the historical University of Tennessee Campus.

Melissa Lamicq
on View of Sunsphere from Fort Sanders

49 Bike Score of Fort Sanders, Knoxville, TN

Fort Sanders is Somewhat Bikeable

Minimal bike infrastructure.

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Photo of Apartment Buildings in NE corner of Fort Sanders in Fort Sanders, Knoxville

Apartment Buildings in NE corner of Fort Sanders

Photo of East Tennessee Children's Hospital in Fort Sanders, Knoxville

East Tennessee Children's Hospital

Photo of Abandoned Building in Fort Sanders in Fort Sanders, Knoxville

Abandoned Building in Fort Sanders

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Christ Chapel

Photo of Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center in Fort Sanders, Knoxville

Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center

Photo of Overlooking Campus and Cumberland Ave. in Fort Sanders, Knoxville

Overlooking Campus and Cumberland Ave.

thumbnail for Renaissance IVStudent Living within the Fort Sanders Neighborhood that is convenient walking distance to many classes on the University of Tennessee campus.

Melissa Lamicq
on Renaissance IV

Photo of Sam's Party Store of Fort Sanders in Fort Sanders, Knoxville

Sam's Party Store of Fort Sanders

Photo of View of Ayres Hall from Fort Sanders in Fort Sanders, Knoxville

View of Ayres Hall from Fort Sanders

Photo of Firedog Pizza Deli/Market in Fort Sanders, Knoxville

Firedog Pizza Deli/Market

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Houses within Fort Sanders

thumbnail for Apartment Buildings in NE corner of Fort SandersApartment Buildings in this area are very convenient to the access of the Hill of the University of Tennessee. Is also very close to World's Fair Park.

Melissa Lamicq
on Apartment Buildings in NE corner of Fort Sanders

Photo of Intersection near Fort Sanders Regional Medical in Fort Sanders, Knoxville

Intersection near Fort Sanders Regional Medical

Photo of Industrial Businesses Beyond Fort Sanders in Fort Sanders, Knoxville

Industrial Businesses Beyond Fort Sanders

thumbnail for Abandoned Building in Fort SandersThere are actually quite a few poorly kept buildings through out the neighborhood. Its unfortunately because they do take away from the beauty and over all appeal of the area.

Melissa Lamicq
on Abandoned Building in Fort Sanders

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