Sevierville Homes for Sale
Sevierille Tennessee, gateway to the Smoky Mountains and the county seat of Sevier County, and home to about 17,000 residents. To learn more about this fabulous little community rate on below the listings.
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About Sevierville Tennessee
Created back in 1794 by John Sevier, Sevierville has a long history dating back to when James McMahon donated 25 acres for a town square in the center of town. The tract was parceled out into half-acre lots that purchasers were required to build a brick, framed, or stone structures on, in the early 19th century, Knoxville and Nashville were connected by route 17 giving cattle drivers greater access to markets along the East Coast. Over the next 100 years, more roads and access points were developed but a tragic fire in 1856 took down the recently constructed courthouse, 41 houses, and several shops.
But in the years to come, more homes and buildings were constructed and now several are listed on the National Register Of Historic Sites including the post office, Masonic Lodge, the Harrisburg covered bridge [pictured], and several homes. Rich in history, steeped in agriculture and trade routes, Sevierville has long been a landmark in the Knoxville Metro area.
One of our big claims to fame is being the birthplace of country superstar Dolly Parton. As a top family vacation spot, Sevierville not only makes a great tourist town but a great place to live as well. Most folks feel that your Smoky Mountain adventure starts here with theme parks, national parks, hidden gems, great deals, and lots of space to breathe. It's also been rated as the #3 best places to live in the county for excellent schools, diversity, and nightlife.
Like many other towns and cities along the Parkway, Sevierville has reaped the benefits of the tourism industry brought on by the development of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Nearly 50% of businesses based in the town were linked to tourism in the early 2000s. The Tourism Development caps zone is a 3 mi.² tract of land to improve the central business district.
Sevierville is known for its arts and culture including the bluegrass Festival, Corvette Expo, the county fair, Christmas events and parades, and of course, the tourism that drives the area such as the Burchfiel Grove Memorial Arboretum, Forbidden Caverns, Douglas Dam, Rainforest Adventures Discovery Zoo, FoxFire Mountain Adventure Park, the Tennessee Museum of Aviation, Helicopter Tours, NASCAR Speed Park, and many more. In North Sevierville is the Great Smokies Flea Market and Smokies Stadium, a baseball stadium just east of Knoxville adjacent to the tourist centers of Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg.
"Good Ole rocky top , rocky top Tennessee! I was born in New Jersey and when my parents divorced at age 5 , my mom moved my older sister and I to Tennessee at age 6. Since then Tennessee is home. Anywhere we visit it is always a welcome sight to see the mountains when you get off exit #407."
"Wonderful place to live and enjoy the beautiful Smoky Mountains. Many things to do for recreation & entertainment. Low property taxes; TN has no state tax." - Niche.com
Served by the Sevier County public school system, Sevierville operates three elementary/grammar level schools, two elementary/junior schools, one junior high, one junior high and secondary level school, and the Sevier County high school. Several private institutions also call Sevierville home and there's a satellite campus of the Walter State community college and the King University.
Sevierville Real Estate
The average home price in Sevierville is about $185,000 and 46% of residents own their own homes. The median rent is just $800, which is probably why more than 50% of locals rent their homes, and the amount of tourism Sevierville receives on an annual basis. Homes, real estate, land and acreage are spread out throughout Sevierville with beautiful lot starting at less than $100,000 to states by the lake and river of over $400,000. Start your online search year for all homes for sale in Sevierville TN and contact us below to schedule a showing, for more details, or for a list of personalized listings that fit your search criteria and price. Welcome to Sevierville.