Knox County Center


Email: gro.e1555624123mohps1555624123a@xon1555624123KYK1555624123

Physical Address:  Union College Stevenson Hall – 310 College Street Barbourville, KY 40906  (map)
Please follow the Campus Map to locate Stevenson Hall – GPS will not take you directly there. 


Center Information

Sleeping Quarters: We will be staying in Stevenson Hall which is a dorm building on campus. There is air conditioning in the rooms. There are some beds and mattresses provided and a you will also need to bring some air mattresses with your group. Talk with your staff about how many air mattresses will be needed.

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

Showers: There are showers on each floor of the dorm building.

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