This little town was established in the 1850s along Sweet Water Creek to take advantage of its location on the East Tennessee & Georgia Railroad.
Sweetwater's historic shopping district is the proud home of many recently renovated buildings that remind us of the town's early beginning in 1875. Here, you will find an abundance of shops that are filled with rare antiques, exquisite home furnishings & decor, original works of art, choice fashion & accessories, unique garden gifts, hard to find collectibles, discount quality hosiery and much more.
The town of Sweetwater appeals to the history buff, the nature lover, the passionate antiquer, the adventurer, and the kids! For those in recreational spirit, Sweetwater is just 20 minutes from two of East Tennessee's most beautiful lakes, and Sweetwater boasts an excellent Recreation Complex complete for the sports enthusiast. In addition to a wide variety of area attractions,
Sweetwater is home to many eclectic dining and shopping choices, allowing you to experience the downhome East Tennessee flavor. Most of the notable sites of the region are within a short drive of our many budget-friendly accommodations. Instead of a vacation to get away from it all, come to Sweetwater and get away to it all.
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