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With an easily accessible location, convenient gate and office hours, Storage Rentals of America in Knoxville is your affordable storage solution. We have plenty of self storage options, from mini storage units that are 5×5 to larger 10×30 storage units. Big or small, our knowledgeable customer service team can walk you through the rental process over the phone and help you select the right size storage unit. You can even move into your storage unit over the phone. All from the comfort of your home.

We offer month to month leases, so you’re not locked into long term contracts. You will also get peace of mind when you store with us. Clean, brightly lit storage units with a state-of-the-art gate system and video surveillance.

Boxes, locks, and tape are also available for purchase at our storage facility making us your one stop shop for all thing’s storage and packing. Stop on by and come see the Storage Rentals of America difference.

Can’t find what you’re looking for? Try one of our other Knoxville storage facilities. 3731 Shotsman Lane | 3303 Sutherland Avenue

Unit Features

  • Climate Controlled Storage Units
  • Ground Floor Units
  • Drive Up Storage Units
  • Indoor Storage Units
  • Moving Truck Rentals
  • Moving Supplies & Boxes Available
  • Locks Available for Purchase


  • RV, Auto, and Boat Storage


  • Electronic Gate Access
  • Drive-Up Access


  • Video Surveillance
  • Fully Fenced Facility
  • Well Lit Facility


  • Pay Online (Auto Pay Available)
  • Month-to-Month Leases
  • Tenant Insurance Available
  • No Deposit Required
  • Accepts Mail or Packages

Frequently Asked Storage Questions

Why Would I Need Self-Storage in Knoxville, TN?

There are a variety of reasons why you might need self-storage in Knoxville, TN.

  1. Need some extra space or maybe you’re downsizing to a smaller home.
  2. Are you getting married soon? Figure out which furniture and items will look best in your new home.
  3. Run a business? Self storage is a great place to store equipment, merchandise, or files.
  4. Looking for a long term storage solution for your company? Self-storage is a great cost effective solution.

How Do I Prepare My Vehicle for Storage?

While we recommend that you check your manufacturer’s instructions we put together some quick vehicle preparation guides. We want to make sure your vehicle runs as smooth as it did when you first put it into storage.

Do I Need to Call Ahead to Tour Storage Units?

While you do not need to call ahead, we recommend calling so we can better assist your unique storage situation when you arrive. Our team is eager to help!

Can I Rent a Storage Unit in Person or on the Telephone?

Rent your storage unit in person, over the phone, or online. We make the storage rental process easy!

Does Storage Rentals of America Provide Locks?

Locks are available to purchase at all of our storage facilities. No one else will have a key except you so you can have peace of mind that your storage unit is secure.

How Long Can I Rent a Storage Unit?

As long as you like! We offer month to month leases with no long-term commitments to make the rental process as easy as possible.

Moving and storage go hand in hand. Whether you’re traveling across town or across the country, moving is an exciting and fresh start. While Storage Rentals of America is here to help you with all your storage needs, we also want to help you get familiar with the area. That’s why we put together this resource guide for Knoxville.

What You Should Know About Knoxville, TN

Located in a beautiful part of Tennessee just northwest of the Great Smoky National Park. It is at the intersection of I-40 (going east/west) and I-75 that goes north to Kentucky. Knoxville is the county seat of Knox County. Knoxville was founded in 1786 as the first capital of Tennessee.

Knoxville is one of the biggest cities in the Appalachian region with a population of about 180,000. The University of Tennessee is located in Knoxville. It has an enrollment of over 27,000 students. Other colleges and universities in Knoxville have a combined enrollment of over 11,000 students. This means over 20% of the people living there are college students and that makes Knoxville a fun, youthful town


What To Do in Knoxville

There are so many interesting things to do in Knoxville. Some of the top attracts includes Market Square for shopping, Ijam Nature Center for beautiful riverside trails, and Neyland Stadium if ou want to see a football game. Don’t forget to go to the top of Sunsphere Tower for a breathtaking view of the city. Some other popular family attractions include:

  • Educational Experiences: Knoxville is home to the American Museum of Science and Energy, which is one of the largest energy exhibitions in the world. There is also The Muse, a hands-on science center that is geared more toward children and teens.
  • Great Smoky Mountains National Park: In recent years, Knoxville has become one of the main gateways to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, one of the most frequently visited parks in the nation. This park is a popular attraction for its Appalachian mountain culture and diverse plant and animal life.
  • Historic Houses: Knoxville has many preserved architectural structures that tell unique stories from our nation’s past. James White’s Fort is the former home of Gen. James White and holds authentic artifacts from the area’s first settlers. The Ramsey House Plantation was built in 1797 and preserves many pieces of its original furniture and gardens. The Mabry-Hazen House was built in 1858 and contains memorabilia from the Civil war, since it was occupied by both Union and Confederate soldiers.

Working in Knoxville

City-Data notes that the biggest employers in the area are the retail sector (16%), hospitality/food service (11%), education (10%), manufacturers (8%), administration/businesses (8%), construction (7%), and health care/social assistance (7%).

Knoxville Neighborhoods

Knoxville has many outstanding neighborhoods. The neighborhoods with the highest-priced luxury homes in Knoxville are:

  • West Gallaher Ferry Road and Frank Herron Road: Median home price is $509,748
  • Deane Hill and Westmoreland Heights: Median home price is $480,645
  • Shady Grove and Choto Estates: Median home price is $472,609
  • City Center: Median home price is $372,047.
  • Hardin Valley Road and North Campbell Station Road: Median home price is $364,727

Knoxville School District

The Knox County School District manages all the public schools in the county including those in Knoxville. There are 89 public schools in this system. Knoxville has 75 public schools serving resident families living within the city limits. If you want to send your children to private school, Knoxville boosts 37 schools within its city limits.

Regarding higher education, there are 12 colleges and institutions of higher learning in the 50-mile radius around Knoxville. The University of Tennessee is the most well-known in the area and makes up a large part of Knoxville’s local culture, especially during the football season. There are also many community colleges near Knoxville that students attend, which also contributes to the “college vibe” of the city.

Moving to Knoxville Resource Guide

If you are moving to Knoxville, this list of companies and services will help you get your new place going.

Driver’s License and Auto Registration: Driver’s services are available from the Tennessee Department of Safety & Homeland Security. New residents who need a driver’s license, a REAL ID, or vehicle registration services need to go to the offices.

Water and Sewer services: Available from the City of Knoxville or the other nearby districts depending on where you live, such as First Utility District, West Knox, Knox-Chapman, and Hallsdale-Powell.

Electricity and Natural Gas: Provided by the Kentucky Utilities Board and services can be started online.

Propane: is available from Amerigas.

Garbage Collection, Bulk Collection, and Recycling Services: Provided by the City of Knoxville and more information can be found online.

Telephone: Service is offered by the companies listed on Wirefly.

TV and Internet: Connections are offered by companies listed on

Knoxville Municipal Government: The City of Knoxville has its office at 400 Main Street in Knoxville. The Knoxville Parks & Recreation Department manages the events, public parks, facilities, urban wilderness areas, blueways, greenways & trails. There are community centers, an arts & crafts center, and senior centers. There are aquatics programs, athletics programs, and sports programs for all ages.

Knoxville Housing

The median household income in Knoxville is $34,556 per year, which is about $12,000 less than other cities in Tennessee and $21,000 lower than the median household income in America. The cost of living in Knoxville is 9% less than the cost of living found in other parts of Tennessee and 19% less than the national average.

The median home price in Knoxville is $120,300, which is 18% lower than in other cities in Tennessee. About 46% of homes are owner-occupied, which is 31% lower than found in other parts of Tennessee. 54% of the homes are occupied by renters who pay a median rent of $766, which is 2% lower than the rent in cities in other parts of the state. Residents are younger in Knoxville with a median age of 32 years. This is seven years younger than Tennessee’s median age of 39 years old. Knoxville is a city that is vibrant and welcoming for young professionals and those raising a family.

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