Sevier County, Tennessee

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Sevier County
Sevier County Courthouse in Sevierville
Sevier County Courthouse in Sevierville
Map of Tennessee highlighting Sevier County
Location within the U.S. state of Tennessee
Map of the United States highlighting Tennessee
Tennessee's location within the U.S.
Coordinates: 35°47′N 83°31′W / 35.78°N 83.52°W / 35.78; -83.52
Country United States
State Tennessee
FoundedSeptember 27, 1794[1]
Named forJohn Sevier[2]
Largest citySevierville
 • Total598 sq mi (1,550 km2)
 • Land593 sq mi (1,540 km2)
 • Water5.2 sq mi (13 km2)  0.9%
 • Total98,380
 • Density152/sq mi (59/km2)
Time zoneUTC−5 (Eastern)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
Dollywood is in Pigeon Forge

Sevier County (/səˈvɪər/ "severe") is a county of the U.S. state of Tennessee. In the 2020 census, 98,380 people lived here.[3] Its county seat and largest city is Sevierville.[4]

References[change | change source]

  1. [1], Genealogical "Fact Sheets" About Sevier County
  2. Beulah Duggan Linn, "Sevier County," Tennessee Encyclopedia of History and Culture. Retrieved: March 29, 2013.
  3. 3.0 3.1 "QuickFacts: Sevier County, Tennessee". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved August 9, 2023.
  4. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved June 7, 2011.