Carter County TN Center

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Email: gro.e1593964157mohps1593964157a@ret1593964157raCNT1593964157

Physical Address: Unaka High School, 119 Robinson Ln, Elizabethton TN 37643 (map)

Mailing Address: ASP Carter County, 119 Robinson Ln, Elizabethton TN 37643

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ASPCarterTN/

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Center Information

This is a nice high school with air conditioning!

Sleeping Quarters: There are air conditioned classrooms for sleeping in the Vocational Building next to the main building.

Cafeteria/Kitchens: There is a cafeteria that also doubles as recreation space.

Showers: There is an ASP outdoor shower trailer, 3 stalls per gender.

Recreation Space: Outdoor field space, gymnasium in the evenings (occasionally closed to team sports practices), cafeteria

Closest Medical Facility: Sycamore Shoals Hospital (14 min drive)

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About the Community

History of ASP in the County: ASP has served Carter County on and off for many years, however we have not been in the county since 2013. We are thrilled to be back serving in the Stony Creek area. Previously ASP served in the Butler/Hampton area.

Population: 56,488

Terrain: Mountainous, mixed urban and rural settings. There are many communities that are quite separated from each other, divided by mountains.

County Seat: Elizabethton, TN

Major Employers: Wal-Mart (400), Snap-On. Inc. (350), Sycamore Shoals Hospital, Inc. (350), Elizabethton City Schools (300)

Per Capita Income: $21,777

Percent Living Below Poverty Line: 22.3%

Interesting Facts: Carter County is home to the world’s largest natural rhododendron gardens on Roan Mountain! This is a must see, as it sits right along the Appalachian Trail which runs along many of the county’s mountaintops. In terms of it’s history, Carter County has had visitors dating back to 1673, and the Transylvania Purchase was signed in Elizabethton (county seat) in 1775!