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Sevier County, Tennessee

Sevier County, Tennessee Facts

When was Sevier County, TN Created?

Sevier County was founded on September 28, 1794 from Jefferson County.

What is the County Seat of Sevier County, TN?

The County Seat of government is located in Sevierville also, the county government website is .

What counties are adjacent to Sevier County, TN?

Bordering counties are Jefferson CountyCocke CountyHaywood County, NC, Swain County, NC, Blount County and Knox County .

Sevier County Courthouse and Government Records

Sevier County Courthouse

What genealogical records can I find in the Sevier County Courthouse?

The following information and facts indicates whatever birth, death, marriage, land, wills, and courtroom records will be in Sevier County or in the Tennessee State Library & Archives. The dates indicated below could be the first widely known documents for this county.

  • Sevier County Clerk
    • Address: 125 Court Ave., Suite 202, Sevierville, TN 37862
    • Phone: (865) 453-5502
    • Marriage Records: 1856
    • Probate Records: 1849
  • Sevier County Register of Deeds
    • Address: 125 Court Avenue, Suite 209W, Sevierville, TN 37862
    • Phone: (865) 453-2758
    • Land & Deed Records: 1845
  • Sevier County Clerk of Circuit Court
    • Address: 125 Court Square, Suite 204E, Sevierville, TN 37862
    • Phone: 865-453-5536
    • Chancery Court Minutes: 1854
    • Circuit Court Minutes: 1850
    • County  Court Minutes: 1856

Where can find Sevier County Birth, marriage, Divorce and Death Records?

Sevier County vital records can be found at the Tennessee Department of Health (VDH) Office of Vital Records which has copies for copies of birth certificates, marriage licenses and divorce decrees. There is a fee for each copy requested. Please refer to the information to the Statewide Vital Records in Tennessee for current fees and application process.

Marriage license records are available from the county clerk who issued the marriage license. Court divorce orders may be obtained from the clerk of the court that granted the divorce.

You can search online for Sevier County Birth, Marriage, Divorce or Death Records. You can also Order Electronically Online or can download an application for Tennessee Birth Certificate, Marriage Certificate, Divorce Certificate, Death Certificates to mail.

What Sevier County, TN census records are available?

Federal Population Schedules for Sevier County can be found for 1790-189019001910192019301940.

Sevier Co. Mortality Schedules can be found for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Sevier Co. Industry and Agriculture can be obtained for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Sevier Co. Union Veterans Schedules is available for 1890. The Slave Schedules exist for 1850 & 1860. One can find free online and printable census forms to help you with your research.

What genealogical and historical societies, archives, museums, associations and libraries are available for Sevier County, TN?

  • Sevier County Preservation of Records Department, 125 Court Avenue, Suite 201E, Sevierville , TN 37862; Phone: (865) 774 3627
  • Anna Porter Public Library, (Smoky Mountain Collection) , 207 Cherokee Orchard Road, Gatlinburg, TN 37738 865-436-5588
  • Pigeon Forge Public Library, 2449 Library Drive, Pigeon Forge, TN 37863 865-429-7490
  • Sevier County Public Library, 321 Court Avenue, Sevierville, TN 37862 865-453-3532

Sevier County Genealogy Resources

Where can I connect with other Sevier County, TN Researchers through message boards and forums?

What other genealogical resources are available in Sevier County, TN?

The following are links to Family history and genealogy, Records and Resources relevant to Sevier County. A majority of these genealogy links fall into 3 categories: Business oriented Sites, Personal Sites or Organization Sites. Some have free access some call for a payment. This is merely a collection which has been collected or submitted. I do not endorse or promote one genealogy site over another. Feel free to suggest your own most popular Sevier County genealogy or family history affiliated sites.

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