Bristol TN VA

Bristol is a city in Sullivan County, Tennessee, United States. The population was 26,702 at the 2010 census. It is the twin city of Bristol, Virginia, which lies directly across the state line between Tennessee and Virginia. The boundary between the two cities is also the state line, which runs along State Street in their common downtown district. Bristol is a principal city of the Kingsport−Bristol−Bristol, TN-VA Metropolitan Statistical Area, which is a component of the Johnson City−Kingsport−Bristol, TN-VA Combined Statistical Area − commonly known as the “Tri-Cities” region.

Bristol is probably best known for being the site of some of the first commercial recordings of country music, showcasing Jimmie Rodgers and the Carter Family, and later a favorite venue of the mountain musician Uncle Charlie Osborne. The U.S. Congress recognized Bristol as the “Birthplace of Country Music” in 1998, and the Birthplace of Country Music Museum is located in Bristol.[6] Bristol is the birthplace of Tennessee Ernie Ford.

Bristol is also the site of Bristol Motor Speedway, a NASCAR short track that is one of the most well-known motorsports facilities in the country.

Bristol TN VA Area School Information

School NameCityGrade RangeRating
Anderson Elementary School
BristolK-63
Avoca Elementary School
BristolK-69
Bluff City Elementary School
BristolK-56
Brookside Academy
BristolPK-10
Emmett Elementary School
BristolPK-56
Fairmount Elementary School
BristolK-64
Haynesfield Elementary School
BristolK-68
Holston Valley Middle School
Bristol6-84
Holston View Elementary School
BristolPK-68
Mountain Empire Baptist School
BristolPK-12
Tennessee Avenue Christian Academy
BristolK-5
Tennessee High School
Bristol9-127
Tennessee Online Public School
Bristol9-127
The Academy At King
Bristol9-12
Tri-Cities Christian School
BristolPK-6
Vance Middle School
Bristol7-85
Weaver Elementary School
BristolK-53