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Fentress County was formed in 1823 and named in honor of James Fentress (1763-1843) who served as speaker of the state house.
Alvin York (1887–1964), a hero during World War I, was born and lived in Fentress County. He also established the Alvin C. York Agricultural Institute in Jamestown in 1924. York’s house and farm are now part of Sgt. Alvin C. York State Historic Park in Pall Mall.
Fentress County is part of the Big South Fork National Park and also known for being a big Equestrian area, with riding trails and stables.
We are located atop the beautiful Cumberland Plateau on Interstate 40, only a short drive to three metropolitan cities. Our 2,000 foot elevation offers a mild, four season climate year round. Our rural area offers an abundance of outdoor possibilities, with mountainous wildlife reserves, lakes, streams, and the Cumberland Mountain State Park.
We are known as the Golf Capital of Tennessee. With nine pristine courses in our community, Crossville has become a golfers' paradise of national recognition; however, the opportunities and activities are endless. Our Cumberland County Playhouse serves more than 165,000 visitors annually and the historic Palace Theatre on Main Street is always active. We are also the location of the United States Chess Federation headquarters, a restored railroad Depot & Caboose Visitor's Center, and part of the World's Largest Yard Sale on Highway 127 North.