Fentress County Tennessee (Historic Districts) has 6 places on the National Register of Historic Places including 3 places of National significance and 2 places of Statewide significance. Significant places include Sergeant York Historic Area, York, Alvin C., Agricultural Institute Historic District, York, Alvin Cullom, Farm, Sergeant York Historic Area and York, Alvin C., Agricultural Institute Historic District.
Several famous people are associated with these Fentress County historic places including Sgt. Alvin C. York, Sergeant Alvin York and Alvin Cullom York.
Some of the country's most noteable architects helped create the Fentress County places including Alvin C. York and Emil Steinert. Prominent architectural styles found in Fentress Country are Bungalow/Craftsman, Classical Revival and Colonial Revival.