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Overview

Introduction to Sevierville, Tennessee

Sevierville, Tennessee, in Sevier county, is 21 miles E of Knoxville, Tennessee and 153 miles N of Atlanta, Georgia. The city is conveniently located inside the Knoxville metropolitan area.

Sevierville History

The first inhabitants in the area were the Woodland period Native Americans. A large village was established by a group of Native Americans at the meeting place of the Little Pigeon River and West Fork. Sevierville was initially named Forks of the Little Pigeon. It was incorporated as a town in 1901. It was named in honor of John Sevier, the first governor of Tennessee and a war hero.

Sevierville and nearby Attractions

  • Sevier Plaza Shopping Center
  • Sevier County Heritage Museum
  • The Tennessee Museum of Aviation
  • Smoky Mountain Deer Farm & Exotic Petting Zoo
  • Southern Nights Music Theater

Things To Do In Sevierville

While in Severville, one can enjoy the Southern Nights Music Theater, where bluegrass, oldies and rock "n" roll music is performed. The Smoky Mountain Deer Farm & Exotic Petting Zoo is a popular local spot as well, especially among children. The Tennessee Museum of Aviation displays warbird flybys and other related artifacts. One can enjoy shopping at the Sevier Plaza Shopping Center and the Rivers Edge Shopping Center. Local festivals include Bloomin' Barbeque & Bluegrass, the Dumplin Valley Bluegrass Festival and the Great Southern Tractor Pull.

Sevierville Transportation

McGhee Tyson Airport is nearby.

Sevierville Higher Education

Higher education can be pursued at Carson-Newman College, Walters State Community College, The University of Tennessee and the University of North Carolina at Asheville.

Demographics

People

Total Population16,213
Male Share of the Population50.2%
Female Share of the Population49.8%
Senior Citizens17.5%
Employed Population 16+7,370
Age of the Population37

Families

% of people married45.6%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher18%
Median Earnings25+$24,246
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$13,452
Median Earnings With High School Degree$20,451

Wealth

Median Family Income$39,840
% Above Poverty Level76.7%
% Below Poverty Level23.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time21 minutes
% Working from Home4.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work0.8%
% Using Public Transportation0.2%

Housing

People Living Alone26.8%
Median Gross Rent$708
Median House Value$166,300

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)23.7%
German12.7%
Irish10.6%
English9.8%
Italian2.8%
Scottish1.5%
Polish1.2%
French Except Basque1.1%
Welsh1%
Portuguese0.7%
Norwegian0.7%
Ukrainian0.4%
Russian0.4%
Canadian0.3%
Lithuanian0.3%
Finnish0.3%
Slovak0.2%
African0.2%
Greek0.2%
Egyptian0.2%
Arab0.2%
Swiss0.1%
West Indian0.1%
Danishn0.1%
Dutch0.1%
Austrian0.1%
Hungarian0.1%
Serbian0.1%
Swedish0.1%
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Sevierville Almanac

CategoryValue
County Sevier County
Standard Zip Codes37862, 37876, 37863
P.O. Box Zip Codes37864, 37868
Phone Area Codes865
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude35.78
Approximate Longitude-83.61

Sevierville Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

StationSEVIERVILLE 1 SE
Distance0.7 miles
Jan Temp25 to 46 F
Apr Temp43 to 69 F
Jul Temp65 to 87 F
Oct Temp43 to 71 F
Annual Precip44 inches
StationMT LECONTE
Distance16.7 miles
Jan Temp17 to 33 F
Apr Temp31 to 51 F
Jul Temp49 to 69 F
Oct Temp35 to 55 F
Annual Precip81.2 inches
StationJEFFERSON CITY
Distance18 miles
Jan Temp25 to 45 F
Apr Temp43 to 68 F
Jul Temp66 to 86 F
Oct Temp43 to 70 F
Annual Precip45.4 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Dandridge2,886$53,516
Gatlinburg4,138$42,903
Jefferson City8,324$43,136
New Market1,512$58,571
Pigeon Forge6,092$41,829
Townsend391$49,722

Sevierville Public Libraries

Sevier County Public Library System
408 HIGH STREET
Sevierville, Tennessee
(865) 453-3532

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Sevierville Hospitals

Leconte Medical Center
(Non-profit)
742 Middle Creek Road
(865) 429-6618

Sevierville Public Schools

Parkway Academy
300 Cedar St
ZIP: 37862
(865) 429-3908
Other
Total Enrollment 11
Sevier County High School
1200 Dolly Parton Pkwy
ZIP: 37862
(865) 453-5525
High
Total Enrollment 1446
Sevierville Intermediate
416 High St
ZIP: 37862
(865) 428-8925
Primary
Total Enrollment 732
Sevierville Middle School
520 High St
ZIP: 37862
(865) 453-0311
Middle
Total Enrollment 674
Sevierville Primary
1146 Blanton Dr
ZIP: 37862
(865) 453-2824
Primary
Total Enrollment 809
T Lawson Early Childhood Education Center
550 East Gate Rd
ZIP: 37862
(865) 428-5793
Primary
Total Enrollment 107
Wearwood Elementary
3150 Wearwood Dr
ZIP: 37862
(865) 453-2252
Primary
Total Enrollment 200
Whites Adult High School
226 Cedar St
ZIP: 37862
(865) 429-5243
High
Boyds Creek Elementary School
1729 Indian Warpath
ZIP: 37876
(865) 774-8285
Primary
Total Enrollment 652
Catlettsburg Elementary School
1409 Catlettsburg Rd
ZIP: 37876
(865) 428-2171
Primary
Total Enrollment 597
Catons Chapel Elementary
3135 Catons Chapel Rd
ZIP: 37876
(865) 453-2132
Primary
Total Enrollment 487
Douglas Dam Head Start
1395 Douglas Dam Rd
ZIP: 37876
(865) 428-5010
Primary
Gary Hardin Academy
2540 Boyds Creek Rd
ZIP: 37876
(865) 453-8338
High
Total Enrollment 76
Greenbrier Alternative Learning Center
2851 Webb Creek Rd
ZIP: 37876
(865) 453-8338
Other
Total Enrollment 6
New Center Elementary
2701 Old Newport Hw
ZIP: 37876
(865) 453-2123
Primary
Total Enrollment 761
Pigeon Forge Primary
1766 Waldens Creek Rd
ZIP: 37876
(865) 428-3016
Primary
Total Enrollment 707

Sevierville Private Schools

Alpha Educational Learning Center
449 Mccarn Cir
ZIP: 37862
Secondary
Total Enrollment 11
St Andrew's School
3601 Lyon Springs Rd
ZIP: 37862
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 32
New Center Christian School
2669 Old Newport Hwy
ZIP: 37876
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 11
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