Fentress County

Fentress County, Tennessee

PO Box 823
Jamestown, TN 38556
Phone: (931) 879-8014
Fax: (931) 879-8438

In north-central TN, northwest of Oak Ridge; organized Nov 28, 1823 from Overton, White, and Morgan counties. Name Origin: For James Fentress, speaker of the TN House of Representatives

Area (sq mi):: 498.97 (land 498.64; water 0.33) Population per square mile: 34.40
Population 2005: 17,159 State rank: 72 Population change: 2000-20005 3.20%; 1990-2000 13.30% Population 2000: 16,625 (White 98.80%; Black or African American 0.10%; Hispanic or Latino 0.50%; Asian 0.10%; Other 0.60%). Foreign born: 0.40%. Median age: 38.00
Income 2000: per capita $12,999; median household $23,238; Population below poverty level: 23.10% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $18,598-$20,325
Unemployment (2004): 6.70% Unemployment change (from 2000): -4.30% Median travel time to work: 29.50 minutes Working outside county of residence: 31.40%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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When the couple moved to the Volunteer State in 2007, Novia applied for a position in the Fentress County schools and began work at Pine Haven Elementary that fall.
She made a hurried trip to Fentress County to attend the Pine Haven Elementary staff meeting.
In 1929, the Butler Act again attracted press attention when the Fentress County Board of Education cited the principal of Clarkrange high school for violating the statute.
The giant outdoor event is organized by the Fentress County Chamber of Commerce in Tennessee.
The boon for locals is clear, according to Leann Smith, director of tourism and membership at the Fentress County Chamber of Commerce.
Taylor has also served in nursing director and supervisor positions at Fentress County Hospital, Middle Tennessee Medical Center and Hendersonville Community Hospital, and as a public health nurse in Fentress and Rutherford Counties.
Fentress County General Hospital, Robin Norris Jamestown, Tenn.
For example, there is no Fentress county, Kentucky (68), and Thomas T.
These two family physicians were subsequently instrumental in reestablishing an obstetrical service in Fentress County, a population of 16,000 people approximately 100 miles from our regional center.
ABSTRACT-A 31-km-long reach of the Wolf River, from near the town of Pall Mall, Fentress County, to the backwaters of Dale Hollow Lake, Pickett County, Tennessee was surveyed by snorkeling and wading using visual and tactile methods.