Fentress County

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

Recreational Sites

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East Fork Stables - Fentress County, TN

East Fork terrain encompasses shady forests, sandy trails, open fields, rock formations, waterfalls, lily pad ponds, and flora along river banks accessible only by horseback. Our vast trail system ensures your journey will be filled with new sights and trails each day. Conveniently located with interstate access off I-40 in the hub of Nashville, Knoxville and Chattanooga, TN. They offer several annual theme rides...Wild Flower Ride, Racking on the Edge, Luau Ride, and Oktoberfest Ride, which include meals and entertainment.

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Jammin’ at Hippie Jack’s Festival - Fentress County, TN

The Council of Americana Roots Music’s mission is to preserve, present, and archive music of original singer songwriters of Americana roots music. Programming includes production of a 16- episode annual public television series titled, Jammin at Hippie Jack’s (JAHJ). This half-hour music television series is dedicated to the preservation and presentation of original singer songwriters of historically significant forms of Americana grassroots music. The series is currently distributed by the National Educational Telecommunications Association (NETA) to public television stations, libraries, and educational institutions throughout the nation. Additional initiatives include a regional radio program, The Hippie Jack Radio Hour, broadcast on WDVX radio in Knoxville and the East Tennessee region and worldwide at www.wdvx.com ; and two public engagement music festivals held in May and September in rural Overton County Tennessee.

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