Move To Bristol
Move To Bristol
A Tale of Two Cities and Infinite Possibilities
Thank you for your interest in Bristol! Located at the crossroads where the paths of four states intertwine, Bristol, itself, is a twin city that straddles the Tennessee/Virginia state line, which runs the length of State Street in our historic downtown. Bristol, recently named the Most Charming Town in America by ShopOnMain.com, is uniquely situated within a day’s drive of half the United States’ population.
Bristol offers an exceptional quality of life, with low cost of living and moderately priced real estate. Located in the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains, four distinct seasons and a temperate climate offer abundant opportunities for outdoor recreation. This favorable location, which boasts a sound infrastructure and a population with a strong work ethic, make Bristol an extremely desirable place to live.
You truly feel like you’ve come home when you’re in Bristol!
Mileage from Other Cities:
City Miles - Driving Time Atlanta, GA 313 - 4:53 Charlotte, NC 185 - 3:30 Charleston, SC 354 - 5:42 Chicago, IL 584 - 9:50 Cincinnati, OH 298 - 5:20 Cleveland, OH 475 - 7:30 Dallas, TX 940 - 15:00 Memphis, TN 487 - 7:30 Nashville, TN 275 - 4:20 Pittsburgh, PA 413 - 6:55 Washington, D.C. 400 - 6:15
- Seven major interstate highways converge in Tennessee
- Nearest Airport: Tri-Cities Regional Airport, TN/VA, Foreign Trade Zone
Designation, U.S. Customs Office, Port #2082
- Airlines Serving: Allegiant Air, Delta Connection, Northwest Airlink and US Airways Express
- Commercial Motorcoaches: Greyhound
- Charter Motorcoaches: 20th Century Coach, Inc.; Green Coach Co, Inc.;
Victory Coach Co., Inc.
- Local Transit Service: Bristol Tennessee
- Interstate Highways: I-81, I-26
- Railroads: Norfolk and Southern, CSX
Average Temperature: 57.5°F
Monthly Average High Temp:
January - 45.7°F
July - 87.1°F
Monthly Average Low Temp:
January - 26.4°F
July - 64.5°F
Average Precipitation: 43.8”
Average Annual Snowfall: 15”
Prevailing Winds: Southwest
Mean Length of Freeze
Free Period (Days): 180
Bringing back the romance of Main Street...
Restaurants, ranging from commercial chains to traditional, eclectic and fusion fare, coupled with a vibrant night life makes historic Downtown Bristol an ideal destinations for an evening out on the town. Retailers offer numerous shopping options, from fine antiques, to unique boutiques and artisan-run cooperatives and culturally rich downtown centers showcase an abundance of antique and specialty shops, lofts and condos, government offices, performance venues, parks, banks, special events and historic charm.