Oak Grove, Kentucky Real Estate and Community Information
Oak Grove is a census-designated Kentucky community that is located about 2 miles south of Boone Lake and 10 miles northwest of Johnson City in Washington County. This location offers access to several popular Tennessee transportation routes including Interstate 26, Tennessee State Route 36 and Old Gray Station Road. This location also offers convenient access to many popular Washington County-area outdoor attractions.
A Brief Look at Oak Grove's Modern History
Many historians believe that the modern history of Oak Grove's settlement can be traced back to the early 1770s when a group of American frontier settlers established the Watauga Settlements near the banks of the Watauga River. The settlements were added to Washington County in the late 1770s.
Most of Oak Grove's earliest settlers were farmers who established large farms that cultivated apples, strawberries and tobacco. Some of their descendants operated these farms until the start of World War II.
Modern interest in Oak Grove's real estate market was established in the 1950s by motorists who discovered Oak Grove's beautiful surroundings and outdoor recreation opportunities. This interest continues to grow as more Washington County Residents discover Oak Grove's beautiful surroundings and fun recreation opportunities.
An Overview of Oak Grove Homes for Sale
Most Oak Grove homes for sale have been constructed during the last 40 years using floor plans that feature spacious living rooms, cozy kitchens, medium-sized bedrooms and lovely bathrooms. Many of these homes sit on large lots that overlook Boone Lake and other natural landmarks.
Moreover, there are several older Oak Grove homes that appear occasionally for sale. These homes were constructed during the 1940s and 1950s near what is now Old Gray Station Road. They offer families who are just starting out many interesting floor plans that are a wonderful value.
Popular Oak Grove Neighborhoods
Most high-quality Oak Grove Homes for sale are located in popular neighborhoods that combine a wonderful rural setting with access to the modern amenities that are needed to enjoy life. Most of these neighborhoods are located near these Oak Grove-area transportation hubs:
- Old Gray Station Road.
- Airport Road.
- Minga Road.
- Cliffview Drive.
Nearby Post Offices and Supermarkets
Most Oak Grove homes for sale are located near 22 post offices that offer full-service counters and kiosks. The closest post office is located near some of Johnson City's largest shopping centers on East Main Street.
Most Oak Grove homes are also located near more than 120 locally owned supermarkets that are open daily approximately from 6 a.m.-10:30 p.m. The closest supermarkets are located in Johnson City near North Roan Street and Roscoe Fritz Road.
Nearby Oak Grove-area Public and Private Schools at a Glance
The closest public schools that are located near Oak Grove are operated by the Johnson City Public School District. Some of these schools include:
- Mountain View Elementary School.
- Fairmont Elementary School.
- Northside Elementary School.
- Science Hill High School.
- Calvary Church Family School.
- St. Mary School.
- Ashley Academy.
- Providence Academy.
Nearby Colleges and Universities
Most Oak Grove, KY homes are located near 18 colleges and universities that offer more than 300 high-quality degree and certificate programs. Some of these Oak Grove-area colleges and universities include:
- Northeast State Community College.
- East Tennessee State University.
- Milligan College.
- King College.
Nearby Outdoor Recreation Facilities and Activities
Homebuyers who contact Felicia Long about Oak Grove-area homes for sale will enjoy visiting the outdoor recreation facilities that are located within a 40-mile radius of Oak Grove's neighborhoods. This is not surprising because Oak Grove's location near the Boone River and Interstate 26 offers access to many of Tennessee's most popular outdoor attractions.
Some of our favorite outdoor recreation facilities that are located near Oak Grove include:
Wilbur Reservoir The Wilbur Reservoir is located about 25 miles east of Oak Grove near the banks of the Watauga River. It offers outdoor enthusiasts access to a marina, a beach, a campground and several horse-friendly walking paths that overlooks the Appalachian Mountains. Its proximity to the Cherokee National Forest offers many fun picnicking and birdwatching opportunities that are fun to explore with your family.
Roan Mountain State Park Roan Mountain State Park is a beautiful outdoor oasis that is located about 35 miles south of Oak Grove. It offers many fishing, camping and hiking opportunities that overlook the Doe River. It also offers beautiful views of the Roan Mountains that attract many visitors each year.
Steele Creek Park Steele Creek Park is a beautiful municipal park that is located about 20 miles southwest of Oak Grove in Bristol. It features paddleboat routes, hiking paths and golf courses that overlook the banks of Steele Creek. It also offers a nature center, a camping area and several rental cabins that make planning a fun weekend trip with your family simple.
Nearby Events and Celebrations
Many fun events and celebrations take place near Oak Grove. Some of our favorite events and celebrations include the Johnson City Christmas parade, the Bristol Rhythm & Roots Festival and the Push! Film Festival. For more information about events and celebrations that take place near Oak Groves homes for sale, homebuyers who contact Felicia Long can visit the event website that is maintained by Washington County and the event website that is maintained by the Johnson City Convention and Visitors Bureau.