Fentress County

The county was established in 1823 from Morgan, Overton, and White counties and is named in honor of James Fentress.

Fast Facts

Founded: 1823
Population: 17,959
Total Area: 499 square miles
Water Area: 0.4 square miles
Density: 35.99 residents/square mile
County Seat: Jamestown - Population: 1,959
Largest City: Jamestown - Population: 1,959