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Storage Units Near Knoxville
Our Knoxville storage facility offers convenient access and office hours. Not only that we’re easily accessible off of US-441 South. We offer clean storage units and a selection of safety and security features such as a state-of-the-art gate system, video surveillance, and brightly lit facility.
We have plenty of storage options, from mini storage units that are 5×5 to larger 10×30 storage units. Not sure what size storage unit you’ll need? Give our courteous team a call. Big or small, we can help you select the right sized unit for your belongings. We can walk you through the rental process and even you into a storage unit over the phone. All from the comfort of your home. With month to month leases you will not be locked into long term contracts.
Come by our storage facility for packing and moving supplies such as boxes, packing tape, locks, and more. Making us your one stop shop for moving and packing. Stop by and see the Storage Rentals of America difference!
- Climate-Controlled Storage Units
- Ground Floor Units
- Drive Up Storage Units
- 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.
- Need some extra space or maybe you’re downsizing to a smaller home.
- Are you getting married soon? Figure out which furniture and items will look best in your new home.
- Run a business? Self storage is a great place to store equipment, merchandise, or files.
- 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.
- Car Storage
- RV Storage
- Boat & Trailer Storage
- Motorcycle Storage
- ATV Storage
- Jet Ski Storage
- Snowmobile 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?
Visit our facility, give us a call, or rent your storage unit online. We make the storage rental process easy!
Does Storage Rentals of America Provide Locks?
You can purchase a brand new lock at any 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?
Rent as long as you’d like. We offer month to month leases to the make the rental process as easy as possible.
What is the Difference Between Climate Controlled Units and Drive Up Storage Units?
Climate controlled units are kept between 55 and 85 degrees to protect your valuables against harsh temperatures. Many drive up units allow you to drive your car up to your storage unit for easy loading and unloading.
What are the Benefits of Climate Controlled Storage Units?
Climate controlled units are great for protecting items of great monetary or sentimental value as they are kept between 55 and 85 degrees. In addition to this, less dust and dirt that get into interior units.
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
Knoxville is the third-largest city in Tennessee after Memphis and Nashville. It has a population of 184,465 and has grown by 3.51% since the year 2010. It is the seat of Knox county, so it is a significant location when it comes to the local and state government. The city belongs to the Knoxville Metropolitan Statistical Area, which has a population of around 900,000 people. It is best known as a bustling university town that is near beautiful natural parks and scenery.
What to Do in Knoxville
Knoxville, TN has much to offer locals and visitors, especially if one loves nature. Here are some hot spots around the city that people enjoy.
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.
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.
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 Mabry-Hazen House was built in 1858 and contains memorabilia from the Civil war, since it was occupied by both Union and Confederate soldiers. The Ramsey House Plantation was built in 1797 and preserves many pieces of its original furniture and gardens.
Other Parks: The Ijams Nature Center is a 150-acre park that has paved trails, seasonal concerts, nature walks, and owl prowls (when in season). The Knoxville Botanical Gardens are just five minutes from downtown and contain 47 acres of gardens, trails, and gorgeous plant life.
River Tour: Visitors and locals who want a change of scenery can enjoy a day or evening out on the Star of Knoxville Riverboat. Passengers can go sightseeing during the day or get tickets for an epic dinner cruise with live entertainment.
Working in Knoxville
Knoxville is the home for several national and regional companies that provide a steady source of employment to the area. For this reason, the unemployment rate is 3.2%, which is 0.7% lower than the national average. Jobs have also grown by 0.9% in the past year. Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be 37.5%, which is higher than the US average of 33.5%. The Median household income is $33,494 a year, which is lower than the U.S. average but is in line with the area’s lower cost of living.
Knoxville has a variety of neighborhoods that accommodate different family structures and living situations.
- North Hills: Median home price is $199,000
- Fairmont: Median home price is $149,000
- Oakwood: Median home price is $159,000
- Lincoln Park: Median home price is $139,000
- Island Home: Median home price is $259,000
- Lake Forest: Median home price is $219,000
Knoxville School District
The student to teacher ratio in Knoxville is 15:1, which is lower than the national average of 16:1. The public schools in Knoxville belong to the Knox County Schools System that is composed of 50 elementary schools, 14 middle schools, and 14 high schools. The system spends around $8,600 per student, which is around $4,000 less than the national average. There are also 50 private and parochial schools in the area.
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
Those interested in moving to Knoxville should know the right services and resources that provide essential amenities.
- Electric, Gas, Sewer, and Water: The Knoxville Utilities Board, which is also known as KUB, provides water, sewer, electric, and natural gas to the entire Knoxville area.
- Trash Disposal: The Waste Connections of Tennessee serves Knoxville and the Eastern Tennessee area.
- Phone/Internet/cable: The top internet providers in the Knoxville area are Xfinity, AT&T, and Spectrum. They belong to a list of internet providers in the area, many of which also provide phone and cable services in savings bundles.
- Local Government: The city is governed by a council of nine members that includes a Vice Mayor and Mayor. Locals can reach the City Council by calling the City Recorder’s Office
The homes in Knoxville are a tasteful blend of new to historic homes, many of which are from the mid 20th century. The cost of living in Knoxville is 6.5% lower than the national average. Home values average $171,700, which has appreciated by 8.4% in the past year. Buyers can find some affordable properties, especially in areas that don’t have waterfronts.