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Pigeon Forge, Tennessee

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The location of Pigeon Forge

Welcome to Pigeon Forge ...

The city of Pigeon Forge is located in Sevier County.

The location of Pigeon Forge has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Pigeon Forge has a population of 6,324 people<2> (see below for details).

Pigeon Forge is 990 feet [302 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Pigeon Forge lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Pigeon Forge is within the boundaries of the (865) area code.

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Pigeon Forge had a population of 5,875 people (which is 6.54% of the total population of Sevier County). This makes Pigeon Forge the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Pigeon Forge represents 0.09% of the population of Tennessee (which has 6,346,105 people), making it the state's 88th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 5,875 people, the population of Pigeon Forge increased 15.58% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 5,083 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Pigeon Forge had an population of 6,324 people. This is an increase of 7.64% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 24.41% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Pigeon Forge.

Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Pigeon Forge. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Pigeon Forge. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Pigeon Forge. Our list includes 4 papers.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Pigeon Forge:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Pigeon Forge ...

Looking for more information about Pigeon Forge? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Pigeon Forge, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Pigeon Forge.

Communities near Pigeon Forge ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Kodak   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the North (N) of Pigeon Forge

Cook Mill   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North (N) of Pigeon Forge

Located in Jefferson County

Seymour Heights   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Pigeon Forge

Cowan Springs   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West (W) of Pigeon Forge

Located in Blount County

Harrisburg   [Map]

Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Pigeon Forge

Rocky Branch   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the West (W) of Pigeon Forge

Located in Blount County

Gatlinburg   [Map]

Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Pigeon Forge

Dandridge   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Pigeon Forge

Located in Jefferson County

Moshina Heights   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Pigeon Forge

Located in Knox County

Rocky Valley   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the North (N) of Pigeon Forge

Located in Jefferson County

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Pigeon Forge.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Tennessee

About Sevier County

About Tennessee

Off-the-Road Links ...

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Footnotes ...

<1>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.

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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Pigeon Forge.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Pigeon Forge - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Pigeon Forge) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Pigeon Forge. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Pigeon Forge

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Pigeon Forge. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.7984, Longitude: -83.5634     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Pigeon Forge have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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