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Seymour is in Sevier County, in the Sevierville metro area. (The community straddles Sevier and Blount counties; ePodunk links to the county with the greater share of population.)
The community was named for D.G. Seymour, railroad construction engineer
The latitude of Seymour is 35.890N. The longitude is -83.724W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 935 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 8,850.
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12% of Seymour residents report German ancestry, and 15% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Seymour ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Seymour was $18,064, compared with $21,587 nationally.
19% of Seymour residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Seymour, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $527. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $800.
Libraries in Seymour include Seymour Branch Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Seymour include Seymour Herald
Sevier County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Seymour political report.
The average commute time for Seymour workers is 27 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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