Kingsport Tourism

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Kingsport is a city in Sullivan and Hawkins counties in the U.S. state of Tennessee with most of the city being in Sullivan County. The population according to the 2010 census is 48,205. Kingsport is the largest city in the Kingsport–Bristol–Bristol, TN-VA Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA), which had a population of 309,544 as of 2010. The Metropolitan Statistical Area is a component of the Johnson City–Kingsport–Bristol, TN-VA Combined Statistical Area – commonly known as the "Tri-Cities" region. Census data from 2006–2008 for the Tri-Cities Combined Statistical Area estimates a population of 496,454. Kingsport is commonly included in what is known as the Mountain Empire, which spans a portion of Southwest Virginia and the mountainous counties in Tennessee to the east. The name "Kingsport" is a simplification of "King's Port", originally referring to the area on the Holston River known as King's Boat Yard, the head of navigation for the Tennessee Valley.


Planning a vacation to Kingsport in United States? This vacation planner will provide you with all the essential information you need. After your splendid visit to Kingsport, you can proceed to an important near-by city of Pigeon Forge. Add Pigeon Forge to your vacation plan, it has an interesting bunch of activities to do on your visit like Dollywood, Dixie Stampede Dinner And Show, The Old Mill Restaurant. A vacation to Kingsport can typically be of 1-2 days. Immerse in the spirit of the city and you'll not miss your home.

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Facts and Stats for Kingsport*

  • Pollution Statistics in Kingsport

    Know the pollution level of Kingsport before you plan your visit.

    • Noise and Light Pollution 75 (High)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 12.5 (Very Low)
  • Kingsport: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Kingsport for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Kingsport.

    • Burglary and Theft 33.33 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 25 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 33.33 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 41.67 (Moderate)
    • Car Stealing 8.33 (Very Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 50 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 8.33 (Very Low)
    • Drug offense 75 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 75 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 50 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 41.67 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 16.67 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 41.67 (Moderate)
  • Living in Kingsport - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 60.42 (High)
    • Pollution Index 6.03 (Very Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 55 (High)
    • Health Care Index 61.11 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 2.37 (Very Low)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Kingsport

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Kingsport

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.1 USD
    • International Movie per seat 10.88 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 32.5 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 67.5 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 36.25 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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