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Sevier County, Arkansas

County Courthouse 115 N 3rd St Rm 102
De Queen, AR 71832
Phone: (870) 642-2852
Fax: (870) 642-3896

On southwestern border of AR; organized Oct 17, 1828 (prior to statehood) from Hempstead County. Name Origin: For Ambrose Hundley Sevier (1801-48), territorial legislator (1823-27) and delegate to U.S. Congress (1828-36), later U.S. senator from AR (1836-48), and minister to Mexico (1848)

Area (sq mi):: 581.35 (land 563.94; water 17.41) Population per square mile: 29.20
Population 2005: 16,456 State rank: 50 Population change: 2000-20005 4.40%; 1990-2000 15.50% Population 2000: 15,757 (White 72.50%; Black or African American 4.90%; Hispanic or Latino 19.70%; Asian 0.10%; Other 15.30%). Foreign born: 12.70%. Median age: 33.60
Income 2000: per capita $14,122; median household $30,144; Population below poverty level: 19.20% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $18,469-$19,926
Unemployment (2004): 4.70% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.60% Median travel time to work: 22.20 minutes Working outside county of residence: 26.00%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Sevier County, Utah

250 N Main St
Richfield, UT 84701
Phone: (435) 896-9262
Fax: (435) 896-8888
www.sevierutah.net

In south-central UT; organized Jan 16, 1865 (prior to statehood) from Sanpete County. Name Origin: For the Sevier River, which runs through the county. Anglicization of Spanish Rio Severo 'violent river.'

Area (sq mi):: 1918.28 (land 1910.25; water 8.03) Population per square mile: 10.10
Population 2005: 19,386 State rank: 14 Population change: 2000-20005 2.90%; 1990-2000 22.10% Population 2000: 18,842 (White 94.20%; Black or African American 0.30%; Hispanic or Latino 2.60%; Asian 0.30%; Other 3.90%). Foreign born: 1.30%. Median age: 30.30
Income 2000: per capita $14,180; median household $35,822; Population below poverty level: 10.80% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $17,685-$18,782
Unemployment (2004): 5.40% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.80% Median travel time to work: 17.60 minutes Working outside county of residence: 9.80%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Sevier County, Tennessee

125 Court Ave Suite 202 E
Sevierville, TN 37862
Phone: (865) 453-5502
Fax: (865) 453-6830
www.seviercountytn.org

On the central eastern border of TN, southeast of Knoxville; organized Sep 27, 1794 (prior to statehood) from Jefferson County. Name Origin: For John Sevier (1745-1815), only governor of Franklin (original name of the state; 1785-88), then governor of TN (1796-81; 1803-09), and U.S. representative (1811-15)

Area (sq mi):: 597.73 (land 592.29; water 5.45) Population per square mile: 133.90
Population 2005: 79,282 State rank: 15 Population change: 2000-20005 11.40%; 1990-2000 39.40% Population 2000: 71,170 (White 96.50%; Black or African American 0.60%; Hispanic or Latino 1.20%; Asian 0.60%; Other 1.60%). Foreign born: 1.60%. Median age: 38.10
Income 2000: per capita $18,064; median household $34,719; Population below poverty level: 10.70% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $22,374-$25,822
Unemployment (2004): 6.20% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.30% Median travel time to work: 25.30 minutes Working outside county of residence: 26.20%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Sevierville County seat (14,101)

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    References in periodicals archive ?
    These two clades represent genetic substructuring of populations from Little River County (those clustering with populations from Texas and Oklahoma) and Sevier County, Arkansas.
    Our sampling suggests some genetic subdivision between the population in Sevier County, Arkansas, and the population in Little River County, Arkansas, with the latter also being genetically mixed with samples from Texas and Oklahoma.
    The Sequoyah slimy salamander, Plethodon sequoyah, is a mediumsized plethodontid that is restricted to McCurtain County, Oklahoma (Conant & Collins 1998) and perhaps adjacent Sevier County, Arkansas (Trauth et al.