Town of Vonore

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 Welcome to the Town of Vonore

 
When visiting Vonore a person will be struck by the unique beauty, lush landscape and Smokey Mountain scenery.  Vonore is surrounded on three sides by the Tellico Lake.  The majesty of the water with the foothills of the Smokey Mountains in the background is ever present in any direction you wish to look.

 Boating, Fishing, Hiking and Camping, are just a few of the attractions and sports that can be found in this community.  The legendary ?Dragon? for motorcycle enthusiasts is located only 10 miles from the city limits.  Living accommodations to suite anyone?s taste and comfort requirements can be found in and around Vonore.

 The people of Vonore consist of a vast array of backgrounds, from the farmer who grew up on the very land he now lives and tends to the retired person who found this ?diamond in the rough? while surfing the internet for a retirement community to move and enjoy away from the hustle and bustle of the fast corporate and city life styles.

 Vonore offers the largest industrial parks in Monroe County (Tellico West and Niles Ferry Industrial Parks) with employment opportunities for all ages.  Vonore is proud of its Public Library and happy to have anyone who enjoys reading to visit the library in person or via internet to check out books and other written items.  The Heritage Museum houses a wide array of artifacts from families and years of history of days gone by. The City Mayor and Aldermen are very community minded and welcome everyone to their special town.

 

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Vonore Parks and Recreation Survey is now available:   https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/Vonore2017

Town of Vonore was recently awarded a Planning Grant from the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation to develop a 10-year Master Plan for Vonore?s park and recreation facilities.  The Town is seeking the public?s input on the future development of the park system.  Surveys are also available online at https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/Vonore2017, at City Hall, Vonore Library, Vonore Heritage Museum, and Monroe County Courthouse.  Surveys must be completed by October 27, 2017.


  • The Board of Mayor and Aldermen meeting is held on the 2nd Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m. in City Hall.  Copies of the agenda can be picked up at City Hall.

 

  • Vonore Veteran's Memorial Park, located across from City Hall in the Tellico Lake cove behind the Fire Department, currently consists of a fishing pier and a paved walking trail.  There are future plans for a flag memorial and a pavilion.  Bricks for the flag memorial can be purchased at the Vonore Heritage Museum or City Hall at $40 per brick.

 

  • Our parks and recreation department has finished the first phase of work on a new baseball park near City Hall, which is being funded by a Local Parks and Recreation Fund Grant for $250,000.  The city dedicated 23 acres of land as its match for the grant.  The project consists of a completed baseball field along with grade work for a multi-purpose field.  Additional project ideas for a new LPRF grant include but are not limited to: bathrooms, concession stand, and press box, utilities (water, electric, and sewer), finishing the multi-purpose field into a 2nd baseball field, a new basketball court, and playground equipment.  There are plans for future work in the park area to include additional walking trails, a covered pavilion, playground, and other park amenities.

 

 

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