Erwin Real Estate
Erwin real estate is within Unicoi County, Tennessee. It is the county seat and has an estimated population of 5,610. The town is a part of the Johnson City Metropolitan Statistical Area and as such a part of the Tri-Cities. One of the attractions of Erwin is the Appalachian Trail which passes nearby. This national scenic trail in the eastern U.S. is 2,184 miles long and passes through 14 states. A large part of the trail is wilderness with portions that cross through towns, rivers and roads. As home to thousands of animals and plants, which includes many that are endangered and rare, the trail is a learning as well as enjoyable experience. The choice of Erwin homes for sale will allow residents many options for recreation in addition to nature.
The location of Erwin – with Johnson City being an economic hub for the area – provides residents with a number of opportunities. Major companies in the area include American Water Heater Company, owned by A.O. Smith, R.R. Donnelley, Cantech Industries, Mullican Flooring, TPI Corporation and more. Erwin real estate was once home to Native Americans. The Cherokee were the last tribe that hunted the area and residents often find arrowheads that supports this information.
Residents of Erwin real estate are served by the Unicoi County School District. The district has 7 schools and an enrollment of 2,673 students. Schools within the district have better than average academic achievements. Homes in Erwin are mainly single-family residences and some apartments. The majority are homes that were built from 1940 to 1969; some that were built from 1970 to 1994 and approximately a quarter of the homes were built prior to 1939. There is also some new construction within the town.
Whitewater rafting is enjoyed by residents and visitors of Erwin. The Nolichucky River is a favorite destination for families to enjoy the adventure of whitewater rafting trips as well as camping, rock climbing, hiking and exploring caves. Watauga River rafting is also enjoyed by many families with children as this is a calmer water experience.