Knox County was the first county in which ASP worked. Union College was the first facility ASP used to house volunteers.
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Sleeping Quarters: We will be staying in John M. Robsion Arena. Females will sleep in ari conditioned classrooms and males will sleep in the upper portion of the gym. This space is not air conditioned and utilizes large fans for air movement.
Cafeteria/Kitchens: We use the Knox Middle cafeteria and kitchen. It is a small walk from the athletic building.
Showers: There are showers in locker rooms that will be utilized.
Recreation Space: There is green space all around the facility and college campus that can be used for recreation and evening gatherings.
Closest Medical Facility: Knox County Hospital: 80 Hospital Dr. Barbourville, KY 40906
About the Community
County Seat: Barbourville, KY
Major Employers: Coal Mining
Per Capita Income: 15,013
Percent Living Below Poverty Line: 34.7%
Interesting Facts: Knox County is named for the first US Secretary of War. Barbourville has a Civil War history in the Battle of Barbourville where 800 Confederate and 300 Union soldiers fought.
Tourism: Barbourville, KY Tourism