Living in Johnson City, TN
Part of the tri-cities area of northeastern Tennessee, Bristol is a city of 26,000 people near Kingsport and Johnson City, along the state line with Kentucky. Known for its marquee sign declaring Bristol “A Good Place to Live”, Bristol lives up to that reputation. The residents include many young professionals and families, yet also is home to many retirees, making Bristol an age diverse community. It is home to one of the most popular NASCAR tracks in America, the Bristol Motor Speedway. The area abounds in outdoor recreation with Bristol Caverns, Boone Lake and the Holston River nearby. Schools in Bristol are rated above average and homes are median priced at $122,000.