Our Region

Jamestown and Fentress County

Fentress County was formed in 1823. The county is named for Hon. James Fentress, Speaker of the House of Representatives in Tennessee. There was a courthouse fire in 1905 and many County records were destroyed, but the history of the area is well documented.


Jamestown is near major outdoor recreational areas including:
Big South Fork National River and Recreational Area
Daniel Boone National Forest
Pickett State Park
Obed Wild and Scenic River

Nearby Cities

The town is near other larger metro areas including:

  • Knoxville, TN
  • Nashville, TN
  • Crossville, TN
  • Cookeville, TN

Schools and Shopping

Jamestown has a good school system along with many conveniences.To access certain community websites please click below.

City Information

  • Fentress County Chamber of Commerce
  • Fentress County Information
  • Fentress County Sheriff’s Department
  • About Fentress County

Jamestown Schools

  • Fentress County Schools
  • Alvin C. York Agricultural Institute

Area Links

  • Jamestown Municipal Airport
  • Upper Cumberland Tourism – Fentress County Information