Welcome to Farragut
Named for the Civil War Admiral David Farragut, who was born in the city, Farragut is in Loudon and Knox counties and is part of the Knoxville Metropolitan Area. As of the 2020 census, the town’s population is 23,506, covering about 16 square miles. Residents enjoy newer, modern, stately houses, some of which are waterfront properties.
Farragut boasts 16 miles of trails, nearby Smoky Mountains foothills, nine lakes region, and four parks covering an area of 130 acres. With its easy access to nature and downtown Knoxville, Farragut is a great place to enjoy the seasons and the beauty of East Tennessee.
What We Love
In a suburban location, Farragut has a rural but suburban feel and a small-town atmosphere. The town is rich in culture and history. Only a short distance from Knoxville, the neighborhood combines a metropolitan area's conveniences with a small town's peace and privacy. A tight-knit community, the neighbors are friendly and welcoming, and many fun local events are available. From expansive parks to exciting festivals, there is something for everyone in Farragut.
Dining, Entertainment & Shopping
A great place for prime steak, lobster tails, fine wine, or handcrafted cocktails, Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar is a one-of-a-kind experience. From top-quality seafood to creative plant-based meals, it has something for all preferences. It is an elegant venue for special occasions or can be delivered right to their homes.
Chesapeake’s Seafood Restaurant takes fish straight from the water to the table for the freshest possible experience. Serving lobster, steaks, and regional seafood, the restaurant has a modern setting with a nautical theme. Authentic artifacts and antiques from the eastern shore create a cozy atmosphere, which are combined with the fresh ingredients and warm service.
Built on the values of customer service, consistency, and quality, Connors Steak & Seafood provides an exceptional dining experience. Connors mixes a warm ambiance and a high-quality menu of seafood, steaks, and pasta to be acknowledged as the “best Knoxville steakhouse” in more than one publication.
Opened in 1983, Applecake Tea Room has been family-owned since day one. It brings to mind a warm log cabin designed with beamed ceilings, wooden tables, and dim lighting with quilts on the wall. The charming, quiet atmosphere enhances the vast menu of delicious sandwiches, salads, desserts, teas, coffees, and more.
Things to Do
The Dogwood Arts Festival winds through 80 miles of neighborhoods lined with blooming trees and flowers. Through all of April, guests can start the trail at the Fox Den subdivision and walk through many featured gardens. Occurring yearly since its beginning in 1961, it is one of the most popular events in the city.
With many food and beverage vendors, Musicfest at West End showcases fantastic live music each summer for the community. It also includes a kid zone of games and face painting, making it a fun time for all ages. The Independence Day Parade takes place each year, delighting visitors with stunning floats, antique cars, animals, dancers, bands, and more. This year will be the 32nd parade.
Concord Park boasts a skate park, sand volleyball, and a golf course. On the shores of Fort Loudoun Lake, the large lake has fishing, swimming, trails, playgrounds, picnic areas, greenways, and paddling, among other activities. It has 7.3 miles of multi-purpose trails for all levels of difficulties, with a further 2.1 miles of walkways to the west. The park has many fun activities to enjoy.