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Time Zone: Sevier County lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time.

The community of Sevierville is the Seat for Sevier County.

Sevier County was founded in 1794 and was created by taking area from JeffersonCounty.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Sevier had a population of 86,243 people. This is an increase of 21.18% since the last Census (which gave a population of 71,170 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Sevier represented 1.25% of the total population of Tennessee, making it the state's 16th most populous county (out of 95 counties).

The following table shows the recent changes in population. Other than 2000, the population counts have been estimated by the Census Bureau.

Since 2000
Year-to-Year Change
201089,889+26.3%+4.23% since 2009
200986,243+21.18%+1.03% since 2008
200885,361+19.94%+1.68% since 2007
200071,170The Last Census

More information can be found on the Sevier County Census Page for Sevier County.


Below are some of the communities located in Sevier County (for more communities, please visit our Nearby Page for Sevier County):

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Sevierville   17,29711,75747.12% increase  
Pigeon Forge   6,4305,08326.5% increase  
Gatlinburg   5,8053,38271.6% increase  
Pittman Center   69347745.28% increase  

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Footnotes ...

<1>On a yearly basis, the US Census Bureau creates an estimate of the county's population. Keep in mind that this is an estimate and not an actual count. The last physical count was the 2000 Census and the next count will be for the 2010 Census.

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<2>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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