Fentress County - Things To Do While In Jamestown

Welcome to Fentress County:

 Welcome to beautiful Jamestown Tn, located in the heart of Fentress County. We are a small community of approximately 18,000, located on the Cumberland Plateau. Take a step back and relax as you step into Jamestown and take in all the things we have to offer. You can locate us about 35 miles north of interstate 40 at exit 317. If your coming from the north you will locate us about 35 miles from the Kentucky line near Albany. Fentress County is rich in history and scenery that is just waiting to be explored. If you are ready for nature at it's finest come on, take your shoes off, and sit a spell.

A marker114 Central Ave West Jamestown TN 38556 -
114 W Central Ave, Jamestown, TN 38556, USA
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Fentress County Chamber of Commerce - Your adventure starts here

But what is there to do?

 Wow!!! I am so glad you asked that. While we are a small community, we have a lot to offer the nature lover in everyone. If you travel a couple miles in any direction from Jamestown, you will be greeted by some of the most beautiful sites you can lay your eyes on. For those of you who love to hike or ride horses, we have some of the best trails you could ask for. If your a fan of old buildings and rich history, oh yes we even have something for you. You see Fentress County has a little to offer everyone, so come visit us and find out for yourself.

Events, Places, and Sites Around Fentress County

Ah yes, now we are to the meat of the visit. The question is, what will you decide to do when you visit Jamestown. Here is a list of things to see and do:

York Grist Mill
York Grist Mill
Side View of York Grist Mill
Side View of York Grist Mill

Alvin C York Grist Mill and Homeplace

  • LOCATION - PALL MALL TN ON STATE HIGHWAY 127 NORTH 8 MILES FROM KENTUCKY STATE LINE
  • HOURS OF OPERATION - YEAR ROUND
  • WEBSITE - CLICK HERE
  • DESCRIPTION - This is the birthplace and state park dedicated to local World War I hero Sgt. Alvin C. York. The grist mill that once ran there has been preserved and is now open to visitors who would like to see a regular piece of history.

East Fork Stables

  • LOCATION - 3598 S. YORK HWY, JAMESTOWN TN 38556
  • HOURS OF OPERATION - 7 DAYS A WEEK, 8 AM TO 4 PM
  • CONTACT - (800) 97-TRAIL OR (931) 879-1176
  • WEBSITE - CLICK HERE
  • DESCRIPTION - East Fork Stables offers themed trail rides and camping for the area. They opened the doors in 1994 and has been growing ever since. They offer barns, riding trails, corrals, and cabins. This is a perfect retreat for any horse lover or those just looking to get away for a while.


Historic Rugby

  • LOCATION - 5517 RUGBY HWY, RUGBY TN, 37733
  • HOURS OF OPERATION - YEAR ROUND
  • CONTACT - (423) 628-2441 OR -1-888-214-3400
  • WEBSITE - CLICK HERE
  • DESCRIPTION - Located just outside Fentress County on state highway 52 east, this victorian settlement in morgan county still has 20 original buildings standing. You will find lodging, food, and history here as you take a step back into the 1880's


True West Campground

  • LOCATION - 3341 LEATHERWOOD FORD RD JAMESTOWN TN 38556
  • CONTACT - (931) 752-8272
  • WEBSITE - CLICK HERE
  • DESCRIPTION - This is another dream for horse riders and outdoors people from all over the world. It is under new ownership, the Martin family bought True West in January 2011 and seem very eager to start their new adventure with you. The trails at this campground run through the Big South Fork National Park. If your up for breath taking scenery and a great outdoors adventure then this is the place for you.


Something For The Nature Lover

During the fall our mountains turn a beautiful array of colors. If you love nature and love all the natural beauty that the Cumberland Plateau has to offer, then look no further than Fentress County. Starting around early to mid October the leaves begin to make their fall change and paint our country side with a picture that is worth a thousand words. It makes for some beautiful horseback riding and great family bonding time. Don't miss out on something beautiful and come visit us during this great time of the year. Don't be a stranger now!!!

Fentress County Calander of Events for 2014

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EVENT   
DATE   
CITY  
127 CORRIDOR SALE - THE WOLRDS LONGEST YARDSALE 
AUGUST 7th - 10th
JAMESTOWN
ALLARDT PUMPKIN FESTIVAL 
OCTOBER 4th
ALLARDT 
Come Join the Fun!!!!

SUMMARY

We are not a huge town, just a bunch of kind people who enjoy the beauty that surrounds us. If your coming to find some natural beauty and all the things the country has to offer, then give Jamestown a look and if you like enough, sit down and stay a while. We have had several people come for just a visit and fall in love with the area so much that they decided to just stay. Finally if your in Fentress County and curious of all the the things to do around Jamestown, stop in the Fentress County Chamber of Commerce and the friendly people there will be more than happy to assist you.

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