The Cherokee Indians, who originally inhabited this area, had their own name for the Smokies…to them it was “Shaconage” meaning “place of blue smoke.”
Sevierville, TN, the county seat of Sevier County, is the first city many people see when they arrive in the beautiful Smoky Mountains.
Pigeon Forge, Tennessee
Located in the foothills of the Great Smoky Mountains in Eastern Tennessee, Pigeon Forge is within a day’s drive of two-thirds of the nation’s population east of the Mississippi River.
The quaint, resort-like community of Gatlinburg,
nestled in the mountains of East Tennessee, is
known for its beautiful scenery and great shopping, as well as its colorful history.
Area Schools and Contact Info
Sevier County School Board Meetings:
4:30 p.m. Second Monday of each month
- Director of schools: Jack Parton
- Director of Instruction: Debra Cline
- Director of Finance: Karen King
- Purchasing/Personnel: Jim Wade
School Board Members
- Mike Oakley (District 1)
- John McClure (District 2)
- Mark Strange (District 3)
- Charles Temple ( District 4)
- Becky Barnes ( District 5)
- Trula Lawson Early Childhood Center, Sevierville, 865-453-1036
- Boyds Creek Elementary, Sevierville, 865-453-4671
- Caton’s Chapel Elementary, Sevierville, 865-453-2132
- Catlettesburg Elementary, Sevierville, 865-428-2171
- Jones Cove Elementary, Sevierville, 865-453-9325
- Northview Elementary, Kodak, 865-933-2415
- Pi Beta Phi Elementary, Gatlinburg, 865-436-5076
- Pigeon Forge Middle, Pigeon Forge, 865-453-2401
- Pigeon Forge Primary, Pigeon Forge, 865-428-3016
- Pittman Center Elementary, Pittman Center, 865-430-3068
- Sevierville Intermediate, Sevierville, 865-428-8925
- Sevierville Middle, Sevierville, 865-453-0311
- Seymour Middle, Seymour, 865-579-0730
- Seymour Primary, Seymour, 865-577-5970
- Wearwood Elementary, Wears Valley, 865-453-2252
- Gatlinburg Pittman High, Gatlinburg, 865-436-5637
- Pigeon Forge High School, Pigeon Forge, 865-774-5790
- Sevier County High School, Sevierville, 865-453-5525
- Seymour High School, Seymour, 865-577-7040
- Vocational Center, Sevierville, 865-453-1076
- Boyds Creek Head Start, Boyds Creek Hwy., 865-908-0627
- Covenant Christian Academy, Old Newport Hwy., 865-429-4324
- Douglas Dam Head Start, Douglas Dam Rd., 865-428-5010
- Harrisburg Head Start, Old Harrisburg Rd., 865-429-5602
- The King’s Academy, Seymour, 865-573-8321
- Wearwood Head Start, Wearwood Dr., 865-429-2222
- Whites Adult Learning Center, Sevierville, 865-429-5243
- Walters State Community College, 1720 Old Newport Hwy., Sevierville,
- Carson Newman College, Jefferson City,
- University of Tennessee, Knoxville
- Pellissippi State Technical College, Knoxville
Sevier County, Tennessee is one of the fastest growing counties in the state and has quickly become the relocation choice for those seeking lower property taxes and NO state income tax. Tennessee property date reflects continued growth in Sevier County TN.
The current population is estimated to be just a shade under 90,000, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. By comparison the Census Bureau has shown that since April 2000, Sevier County has grown by more than 20 percent compared to Tennessee’s overall growth of 9.2 percent.
Sevier County covers 592 square miles with about one-third consisting of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park.
Municipalities within the county are Sevierville, Pigeon Forge, Gatlinburg and Pittman Center. There are also several smaller, unincorporated communities in the county including Kodak, Wears Valley and Catons Chapel.
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