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Oak Ridge TN, often referred to as "The Secret City" is one of the Greater Knoxville's premier communities. Know for it's quaint hometown feel, this city has a fascinating history and back story.
Oak Ridge was developed in 1942 by the US government, under a cloak of complete and total secrecy. It was wartime, World War II to be precise, and the US was hard at work producing the world's first atomic weapons. While Oak Ridge was originally built as a temporary military city, a hidden secret site for the Manhattan Project, Oak Ridge not only survived but thrived after the war ended. In 1959, residents overwhelmingly voted to incorporate and become an independent city.
Today Oak Ridge is the 29th largest city in TN with an estimated population of just over 29,000 according to a 2018 census. Just like its history, science and scientific discovery are embedded deep into the core roots of Oak Ridge. Oak Ridge is home of the Oak Ridge National Laboratory, one of the US's 17 National Laboratories. Currently, some of the big focuses of study and research at ORNL are supercomputing, the Spallation Neutron Source, fuel cell power-up, and deep space travel, just to name a few.
The located in the eastern part of Tennessee, approximately 22 miles northwest of Knoxville, with a population of approximately 27,000. The City occupies a southern portion of Anderson County and an eastern portion of Roane County.