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Sevierville is a town in Sevier County.

It is the county seat.

The community was named after John Sevier, war hero and first governor of TN.

The latitude of Sevierville is 35.868N. The longitude is -83.561W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 902 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 14,167.


INCOME SNAPSHOT
Median household income
Local
$30,623
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Sevierville demographic reports
Sevierville is on the Little Pigeon River.
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 63. The number of murders and homicides was 1. The violent crime rate was 4.7 per 1,000 people.
Ranked top home town in the state, February 2001 in the ePodunk Home Towns Index
Well-known residents have included:
· Dolly Parton, country singer, songwriter, actress
Coffee: National and regional coffee companies with outlets here include Starbucks
Local festivals include:
  • Bloomin' Barbeque & Bluegrass - May 18-19, 2007
  • Dumplin Valley Bluegrass Festival - Sept. 13-15, 2007
  • Great Southern Tractor Pull - July 6-7, 2007
Dates often change. Check Sevierville web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Great Smoky Mountains National Park
Sevierville attractions: Forbidden Caverns
Historic sites and museums: Floyd Garrett's Muscle Car Museum, Sevier County Heritage Museum, Sevierville Historic Walking Trail
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Sevierville demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Sevier County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Knoxville area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 37764 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

15% of Sevierville residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Sevierville ancestry & family history guide.

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Economy

At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Sevierville was $18,576, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

14% of Sevierville residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Dates often change. Check with local tourism officials to be sure.

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History

Historic districts in Sevierville include Sevierville Commercial Historic District ... View historic districts

Housing & real estate

Median rent in Sevierville, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $422.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $932.


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Libraries

Libraries in Sevierville include Sevier County Public Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Sevierville include Sevierville Mountain Press

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Politics

Sevier County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Sevierville political report.

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Traffic

The average commute time for Sevierville workers is 21 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 9 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Sevierville between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of 7.7 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was higher than the national norm.

Travel

Hotels in Sevierville include Best Western Dumplin Valley Inn, Comfort Inn River Suites, Fairfield Smoky Mountains, Resort at Governor's Crossing.

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