Fentress County, TN Center

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Email: gro.e1544833104mohps1544833104a@sse1544833104rtneF1544833104NT1544833104

Physical Address: Allardt Elementary School, 220 Portland Ave, Allardt, TN 38504  (map)

Mailing Address: ASP Fentress County, General Delivery, Allardt, TN 38504

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

Center Information

Sleeping Quarters: The majority of volunteers will sleep in the Adult Education building in air-conditioned classrooms above the Elementary School. Some volunteers will sleep in the main school building in the library, and this facility is also air conditioned.

 

Cafeteria/Kitchens: There is a cafeteria with plenty of tables, and that is also good recreation space. This is often where the culture night performance will be.

 

Showers: There will be a shower trailer on the property with 3 showers per gender – and hot water, too!

 

Recreation Space: There is a park across the street from the school, which is a perfect spot for outdoor recreation. There is also a playground right next to the school. Volunteers will also have some access to the gymnasium depending on the day of the week.

 

Closest Medical Facility: Jamestown Regional Medical Center (about 15 minutes away)

TNFentress

About the Community

One-page fact sheet about the county

History of ASP in the County: This is ASP’s fifth summer in Fentress County, and this is the third year on a 3-year lease with the school system. The Superintendent, Mike Jones, is a huge advocate of ASP and this is the only home repair aid the county receives throughout the year.

 

Population: 17,855

 

Terrain: Flatland, Agricultural, Morgan County mountains in the distance. There are many horse farms in this county!

 

County Seat: Jamestown, TN

 

Major Employers: State of Tennessee, Fentress County School System, Agriculture

 

Per Capita Income: 16,283

 

Percent Living Below Poverty Line: 28.1%

 

Interesting Facts: Alvin Cullum York (1887– 1964), known also by his rank, Sergeant York, was one of the most decorated soldiers of the United States Army and World War I. He was born in Pall Mall in Fentress County, and there is now the Alvin C. York State Park located not far from the ASP Center. You may get to enjoy your picnic there this summer!