Fentress County , Tennessee

Fentress County: County in Tennessee, United States

Fentress County locator map
Location of Fentress County on Tennessee map.


Fentress County is a county located in the U.S. state of Tennessee. As of the 2010 census, the population was 17,959 and a population density of 14 people per km². After 9 years in 2019 county had an estimated population of 18,523 inhabitants. Its county seat is Jamestown. The county was created 198 years ago in 1822.


Fentress County is located at 36°22'50"N 84°55'57"W (36.3804900, -84.9324600). It has 6 neighbors: Cumberland County, Morgan County, Overton County, Pickett County, Putnam County and Scott County.

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The largest city of Fentress County is Allardt with a population of 627. . See all Fentress County cities & populated places.

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Fentress County map

Fentress County Quick Facts

Population : 18,523 (2019)
Country : United States of America
State : Tennessee (United States)
Area : 1292 km2
Water as percent of area : 0.06%
Land as percent of area : 99.94%
Altitude : 1,677 feet / 511 meters
Capital : Jamestown
Establishment : January 01, 1823
Time Zone : Central Time Zone
Local time : 01:20:54 (25th June 2021)
Density : 14 Pop. per km² as of 2019
Population growth : 3.04% (2010-2019)

Fentress County has 6 neighbours.

  • Jamestown


The population of Fentress County increased by 3.04% in 9 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 17,959 - census
2011 17,997 0.21% estimation process
2012 17,916 -0.45% estimation process
2013 17,904 -0.07% estimation process
2014 17,849 -0.31% estimation process
2015 17,965 0.65% estimation process
2016 18,040 0.42% estimation process
2017 18,214 0.96% estimation process
2018 18,322 0.59% estimation process
2019 18,523 1.09% estimation process

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People born in Fentress County (4)

People born in Fentress County, including United States Army Medal of Honor recipient Alvin C. York, Civil War Medal of Honor recipient Oliver Hughes, basket maker Bobby Edwards, you can see a list of people who born in Fentress County.

Fentress County Populated Places

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Fentress County.

City Name Population Title
Allardt 627 Human settlement in Fentress County, Tennessee, United States of America

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Williamson County 238,412 County in Tennessee, United States
Montgomery County 208,993 County in Tennessee, United States
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Knoxville 187,603 County seat of Knox County, Tennessee, United States; third-largest city in Tennessee
Chattanooga 182,799 City in and county seat of Hamilton County, Tennessee, United States
Sullivan County 158,348 County in New York, United States
Clarksville 158,146 City in Tennessee
City of Murfreesboro 146,900 City in Tennessee, United States of America

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