| Share


Sevier, river, c.280 mi (450 km) long, formed in SW Utah by the junction of Panguitch Creek and Assay Creek. It flows northward through canyons, then leaves the mountains and flows SW through the Sevier Desert to the salt Sevier Lake. Extensive diversion of the river's water for irrigation has dried up Sevier Lake.

The Columbia Electronic Encyclopedia, 6th ed. Copyright © 2012, Columbia University Press. All rights reserved.

More on Sevier from Infoplease:

  • John Sevier - Sevier, John Sevier, John , 1745–1815, American frontiersman and political leader. He was ...
  • John SEVIER - John SEVIER (1745-1815) SEVIER, John, a Representative from North Carolina and Tennessee; born near ...
  • Elbert Sevier MARTIN - Elbert Sevier MARTIN (18291876) MARTIN, Elbert Sevier, (brother of John Preston Martin), a ...
  • Willard Sevier CURTIN - Willard Sevier CURTIN (1905-1996) CURTIN, Willard Sevier, a Representative from Pennsylvania; born ...
  • Ambrose Hundley SEVIER - Ambrose Hundley SEVIER (1801-1848) Senate Years of Service: 1836-1848 Party: Jacksonian; Democrat ...

See more Encyclopedia articles on: U.S. Physical Geography

24 X 7

Private Tutor

Click Here for Details
24 x 7 Tutor Availability
Unlimited Online Tutoring
1-on-1 Tutoring