Sevierville is a city in and the county seat of Sevier County, Tennessee, located in the Southeastern United States. Its population was 14,807 at the 2010 United States Census. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 20.0 square miles (52 km2), of which 19.9 square miles (52 km2) is land and 0.1 square miles (0.26 km2) (0.50%) is water.
Sevierville is located in the town's eastern section, the Little Pigeon River is formed by the confluence of its East Fork and Middle Fork, both of which flow down from their sources high in the Great Smoky Mountains. Five miles (8 km) downstream to the west, the Little Pigeon absorbs its West Fork before turning north and flowing for another five miles (8 km) to its mouth along the French Broad River. Sevierville is centered around the stretch of land between these two junctions of the East and Middle Fork and the West Fork, known traditionally as Forks-of-the-Pigeon or Forks-of-the-River.
Like other towns situated along the Parkway in Sevier County, Sevierville has reaped the benefits of the burgeoning tourism industry brought on by the development of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. As of 2004, nearly fifty percent of businesses based in Sevierville were linked to tourism. For example, there are over 2,000 hotel and motel rooms in the city today, generating more than $500,000(USD) in hotel-motel tax revenues each year. East Tennessee Radio Group owns and operates the Sevierville area's primary local radio stations, WPFT-FM "106.3 THE MOUNTAIN" (Classic hits of the 1960s and 1970s, now sports talk) and FM 105.5 (adult contemporary music, known as "Mix 105.5"). Also, WWST-FM "Star" 102.1, a Top 40 music station serving the Knoxville market, is licensed by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to Sevierville.
Elementary-Grammar/Junior High level:
- Sevierville Primary School - Grades: Kindergarten-Second, Enrollment: 737
- Sevierville Intermediate School - Grades: Third-Fifth, Enrollment: 699
- T. Lawson Early Childhood - Grades: Pre-Kindergarten—Kindergarten, Enrollment: 21
Junior High level:
- Catons Chapel Elementary School - Grades: Kindergarten-Eighth, Enrollment: 397
- New Center Elementary School - Grades: Kindergarten-Eighth, Enrollment: 748
- Wearwood Elementary School - Grades: Kindergarten-Eighth, Enrollment: 226
Junior High/Secondary level:
- Sevierville Middle School - Grades: Sixth-Eighth, Enrollment: 722
Points of interest:
- Hardin Alternative Learning Center - Grades: Seventh-Twelfth, Enrollment: 36
- Parkway Academy - Grades: Sixth-Twelfth, Enrollment: 41
Registered historic sites:
- Burchfield Grove Memorial Arboretum
- Tennessee Museum of Aviation
- The Sevier County Courthouse, completed in 1896. Sevier County's fifth courthouse. The building was designed by the McDonald Brothers of Louisville and constructed by C.W. Brown of Lenoir City. The brickwork was completed by Isaac Dockery. Added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1971.
- The Sevierville Commercial District, which includes Court Avenue, Bruce Street, and Commerce Street, all in the vicinity of the courthouse. Sevierville's commercial district shifted to this part of town when the old commercial district burned in the early 20th century. Added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1986.
- Buckingham House between Sevierville and Boyd's Creek, built late 18th century by Thomas Buckingham. Added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1971.
- Brabson's Ferry Plantation, near Boyd's Creek; established by Andrew Evans in early 1790s and purchased by John Brabson in 1798. The site includes a plank house from the late 18th century. Added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1975.
- Wheatlands, near Boyd's Creek. This house was built in the early 19th century by John Chandler, who owned a large plantation and distillery. Added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1975.
- Rose Glen, near Fair Garden. This house was built in the 1840s by Dr. Robert Hodsden. Added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1975.
- New Salem Baptist Church, built in the 1880s by the local African-American community, including brickwork by Isaac Dockery. Added to the National Register of Historic Places in 2003.
- The Harrisburg Covered Bridge, built in the late 1880s. Added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1975.