Fentress County, Tennessee

Fentress County: County in Tennessee, United States


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 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 18,787 inhabitants. Its county seat is Jamestown. The county was created 200 years ago in 1822.

Quick Facts about Fentress County

Population : 18,787 (2020)
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 : 04:09:25 (8th February 2023)
Density : 15 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 4.41% (2010-2020)
Fentress County locator map
Location of Fentress County on Tennessee map.
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Fentress-county-tennessee-courthouse image


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.

Fentress County map

The largest city of Fentress County is Jamestown with a population of 1,947. Other cities include and Allardt population 639. See all Fentress County cities & populated places.

Fentress County Populated Places

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

City Name Population Title
Jamestown 1,947 City in Fentress County, Tennessee, United States
Allardt 639 Human settlement in Fentress County, Tennessee, United States of America

Fentress County has 6 neighbours.

  • Jamestown


The population of Fentress County increased by 4.41% in 10 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
2020 18,787 1.41% 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, .


  • Cuje Bertram (American musician) he was born in 24/08/1894

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