Tennessee was founded in 1795 and named for John
Sevier, the first governor of the state of Tennessee.
oldest of Sevier County's four sister cities, it is
also the 8th oldest town in Tennessee (Nearby Jonesborough
TN takes the #1 spot).
Sevierville has a popular heritage--daughter
Dolly Parton's statue resides on downtown's courthouse
lawn. Dolly is known just as well for her namesake theme
parks in nearby
Pigeon Forge TN--Dollywood and Splash Country. Dolly
Parton returns home each Spring during her seasonal Dollywood
Grand Opening and she even makes other special appearances
during the year.
Sevierville, Tennessee sits between Knoxville,
TN and Asheville, NC, at
exit 407 of Interstate 40. Sitting
near the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, as well
as Gatlinburg, and Pigeon Forge TN, Sevierville is a major
draw for the Great Smoky Mountains area and
is also accessible
via nearby Asheville NC and Knoxville's
McGhee Tyson Airports.
Sevierville, Tennessee is prepared for the millions
of visitors it gets annually. There are literally dozens
of hotels and motels and thousands of log
cabin rentals to choose from.
Sevierville TN has become a very popular marrying place
and plays host to thousands of brides and grooms each year
in its several Smoky Mountain wedding chapels. Naturally,
Sevierville and the Great Smoky Mountains are a favorite
of honeymooners (honeymoon