Knox County Center
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
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.
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