Knox County Center


Email: gro.e1596857167mohps1596857167a@xon1596857167KYK1596857167

Physical Address:  John M. Robsion Arena – 310 College Street Barbourville, KY 40906  (map)

Center Information

Sleeping Quarters: We will be staying in John M. Robsion Arena. Females will sleep in ari conditioned classrooms and males will sleep in the upper portion of the gym. This space is not air conditioned and utilizes large fans for air movement.

Cafeteria/Kitchens: We use the Knox Middle cafeteria and kitchen. It is a small walk from the athletic building.

Showers: There are showers in locker rooms that will be utilized.

Recreation Space: There is green space all around the facility and college campus that can be used for recreation and evening gatherings.

Closest Medical Facility: Knox County Hospital: 80 Hospital Dr. Barbourville, KY 40906


About the Community

One-page fact sheet on the county

History of ASP in the County: Knox County was the first ASP county we served. Union College was the first facility ASP used to house volunteers.

Population: 31,790

Terrain: Mountainous

County Seat: Barbourville, KY

Major Employers: Coal Mining

Per Capita Income: 15,013

Percent Living Below Poverty Line: 34.7%

Interesting Facts: Knox County is named for the first US Secretary of War. Barbourville has a Civil War history in the Battle of Barbourville where 800 Confederate and 300 Union soldiers fought.

Tourism: Barbourville, KY Tourism