Pigeon Forge

Pigeon Forge Real Estate – Pigeon Forge Homes – Pigeon Forge Cabins

Photograph of Pigeon Forge, TN with Great Smoky Mountains Background

Pigeon Forge, Tennessee has hundreds of property listings, including many fine homes and Smoky Mountain cabins.  CENTURY 21 MVP covers Pigeon Forge real estate listings, emphazing Pigeon Forge cabins and homes. We have the listings of both relevant mulitiple listing services- Great Smoky Mountains and Knoxville listings.  We have provided below pre-set searches that may be of interest to you.

 

Introduction to Pigeon Forge, Tennessee

Pigeon Forge was incorporated as a city in 1961.  It takes its name from its history as the location of an iron forge established by pioneer Isaac Love in 1820 and by passenger pigeons, unfortunately now extinct, that flocked to the banks of the Little Pigeon River in earlier times.  William Love built a tub mill along the river in 1830, and this mill is now a National Historic Site, remaining operational to this day.

Why Pigeon Forge?

The broad valley occupied by Pigeon Forge provides the perfect location for the restaurants, theatres, shopping malls, and other attractions.  The city has more than 10000 lodging units, so the population can swell to as many as 50,000 because of the tourists it attracts.  Dollywood, which is inside Pigeon Forge, is Tennessee’s most visited tourist attraction.  Of course, Dolly Parton, who built Dollywood and has provided many other great benefits to her native home, is Pigeon Forge’s and Sevier County’s most famous celebrity.

Readily available to Pigeon Forge residents are the shopping and entertainment attractions of Pigeon Forge, the local golf courses, and the amenities of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park.  In addition, top level professional and college sports are within easy driving distance.  Lake activities are also available, as there are many lakes in East Tennessee.  Douglas Lake is just a short drive from Pigeon Forge.

Schools, Health Facilities, and Other Services in Pigeon Forge

Schools are provided by Sevier County.  Local public schools serving Pigeon Forge are Pigeon Forge Primary (K-4), Pigeon Forge Middle (5-8), and Pigeon Forge High (9-12).  Private school options are available.  Pigeon Forge is served by Walter State Community College, a branch of which is located in nearby Sevierville.  College education opportunities are readily available in the area, starting with the University of Tennessee in Knoxville, which is about a 45 minute drive from Pigeon Forge.

Pigeon Forge has access to excellent medical facilities.  The Fort Sanders Sevier Medical Centeris a modern, expanding facility for support of Sevier County and the surrounding area.  Additional medical facilities are available in the Knoxville area.  Housing developments are widespread in Sevier County.  Pigeon Forge is home to secluded mountain properties as well as more conventional housing developments.  Don’t miss the opportunity to consider a vacation cabin or property for investment.  Pigeon Forge has millions of visitors per year, and most of these visitors are looking for a great place to stay- a place that would indeed give them a memorable experience.

Pigeon Forge, TN Location

Pigeon Forge, is located in the foothills of the Great Smoky Mountains in Sevier County, Tennessee. Pigeon Forge is a destination for vacationers and home to well over 5000 permanent residents. Pigeon Forge occupies a valley along the Little Pigeon river between Sevierville and Gatlinburg. It is surrounded by high ridges on three sides: Pine Mountain to the west, Shields Mountain to the east, and Cove Mountain to the south. The Little Pigeon river is the city’s northern border with Sevierville, and a narrow gorge cut by the Little Pigeon between Cove Mountain and Shields Mountain provide the connection to Gatlinburg. Pigeon Forge is 45 minutes from Knoxville and next door to Sevierville, Gatlinburg, and the Great Smoky Mountains National Park.  It is served by U.S. routes 441 and 321, and connects to I-40 though Sevierville and TN-66.

Pigeon Forge, TN Real Estate

As a part of our agency covering East Tennessee real estate, our services include coverage of Pigeon Forge, TN real estate, including excellent buys in Pigeon Forge, TN cabins and Pigeon Forge, TN homes.  Outstanding values are available in Pigeon Forge cabins, making them an excellent candidate for investment.  Many of these Smoky Mountain cabins have potential for paying for themselves from rental income.  Visit our page on Smoky Mountain cabin investments to learn about this potential.

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Statistics for Pigeon Forge, TN

(Data from 2010 U.S. Census Bureau)
Population
5,875
Median Age
37.8 years
Per Capita Income
$19,623
Owner Occupied Homes Median Value
$168,600
Map of Pigeon Forge

 

Links to information about Pigeon Forge, TN

Pigeon Forge City Government
Sevier County Government
Sevier County School System
Report Card on Schools by State of Tennessee
Gatlinburg Chamber of Commerce
Pigeon Forge Chamber of Commerce
Sevierville Chamber of Commerce
Sevier County Economic Development Commission
Pigeon Forge Churches
Pigeon Forge Restaurants
Pigeon Forge Shopping
Health and Medical Services in Sevier County
General Medical InformationWeather in the Great Smokies