Sevier County, Tennessee

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Sevier County
County of Sevier
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 28, 1794
Named forJohn Sevier[1]
Largest citySevierville
 • Total598 sq mi (1,550 km2)
 • Land593 sq mi (1,540 km2)
 • Water5.2 sq mi (13 km2)  0.9%%
 • Estimate 
 • Density152/sq mi (59/km2)
Time zoneUTC−5 (Eastern)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
Congressional district1st

Sevier County (/səˈvɪər/ "severe") is a county of the U.S. state of Tennessee. In the 2010 census, 89,889 people lived here.[2] Its county seat and largest city is Sevierville.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. Beulah Duggan Linn, "Sevier County," Tennessee Encyclopedia of History and Culture. Retrieved: March 29, 2013.
  2. "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on July 18, 2011. Retrieved December 7, 2013.
  3. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved June 7, 2011.