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Fentress County, TN

#16. Fentress County

- Population: 18,405 - Born in Tennessee: 13,387 (72.7% of population) - Born in a different state: 4,895 (26.6% of population) --- Midwest (11.6%), Northeast (3.5%), South (10.4%), West (1.1%) - Born in another country: 105 (0.57% of population) --- Africa (0.00%) , Asia (0.26%), Europe (0.21%), Latin America (0.00%), North America (0.10%), Oceania (0.00%) You may also like: Counties with the highest COVID-19 death rate in Tennessee
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#18. Fentress County, TN

- New cases per 100k in the past week: 356 (66 new cases, -15% change from previous week) - Cumulative cases per 100k: 32,500 (6,020 total cases) --- 0.5% more cases per 100k residents than Tennessee - Cumulative deaths per 100k: 702 (130 total deaths) --- 77.3% more deaths per 100k residents than Tennessee - Population that is fully vaccinated: 34.4% (6,364 fully vaccinated)
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Fentress Sheriff’s Deputies Recover Drugs, Cash During Festival Patrols

Fentress County Sheriff’s Deputies recovered drugs, drug paraphernalia, and cash over the weekend in patrols around the Sound Haven Music Festival. Sheriff’s Deputies retrieved over 51 grams of marijuana and 32 grams of mushrooms. Deputies also confiscated 10 grams of Ketamine which is used to facilitate sexual assault crimes, due to it causing people to become unconscious.
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#10. Fentress County

- Rural area: 100.0% (499 square miles) - Urban area: 0.0% (0 square miles) - Total land area: 499 square miles --- #38 largest county in state, #2,090 nationwide - Population density: 36.9 people / square mile (18,405 residents) --- #12 lowest density county in state, #1,395 nationwide
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Downed Trees, Powerlines In Fentress After Thursday Morning Storms

Fentress County seeing significant widespread damage after early Thursday morning storms. According to the National Weather Service, approximately 100 trees were downed. EMS Director James Bilbrey said at one point about 3,000 Volunteer Electric customers were without power due to downed powerlines. “We’d had all the emergency services department out,...
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Fentress Roads Back Open Following Storm Damage

Fentress County roads are back open following Thursday morning’s weather. County Executive Jimmy Johnson said that compared to 3,300 people without power early this morning, just about 100 customers are still without power as of 2 p.m. He said that debris was cleared from the roadways and that Jamestown’s maintenance crew will work to clear it from the side of the road.
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Fentress County To Consider Options For Regulating Festival Activity

Fentress County Commission will consider options to control noise and potential other factors at festivals and events. That after a recent festival at the Catoose Event Center this month brought forth several complaints. Concerns about noise, nudity, drug, and alcohol use were discussed by county commissioners. County Commissioner Benny Hughes:
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#41. Fentress County

- Percent of residents that are veterans: 8.6% (1,249 veterans) - Veterans by war: --- World War II: 26 --- Korean War: 184 --- Vietnam War: 598 --- Gulf War (08/1990 to 08/2001): 167 --- Gulf War (09/2002 or later): 95
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Fentress Renews Contract With State For Housing State Prisoners

Fentress County has renewed its contract for housing state prisoners. County Executive Jimmy Johnson said that the state’s Department of Correction pays approximately $39 per prisoner per day to help counties offset costs. “We have to furnish the housing and such and pay for the bills of our own,”...
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Fentress Standalone ER Now Set For Winter Completion

Work on Fentress County’s standalone ER set to start back up next week. County Executive Jimmy Johnson said that the work was held up while waiting approval from the state. “When they demo’d everything inside and took out what was in there, they had a new floor plan going in,” Johnson said. “And of course it has to have consistency in rooms and X-ray rooms, so the new floor plans had to go before the Department of Health to get the OK for how they would restructure the inside of the building.”
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