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Local Attractions 

 

Alpine Lodge & Suites is in Cookeville, the county seat of Putnam County, a growing community located in the eastern portion of Middle Tennessee. The intersection of Interstate 40 and the Appalachian North-South Highway 111 (Corridor J) lies within the city. Cookeville, the home of Tennessee Technological University, is 75 miles east of Nashville, Tennessee.

 

Area Scenic Recreational Sites

The Appalachian Center for Crafts, a unique, education facility spectacularly located on 600 acres, overlooking Center Hill Lake.  I-40 Exit 273
Phone-931.372.3051

 

Bryan Symphony Orchestra, in operation since 1963, presents six concerts each year in the Wattenbarger Auditorium of the Bryan Fine Arts Center at Tennessee Tech.  
Dixie Ave. 
Phone 931.372.6088

 

Burgess Falls State Natural Area, offers a scenic riverside trial that leads to a thundering 130 foot waterfall.  Picnicking and hiking.  
Highway 135 South. 
Phone 931.432.5312

 

Cane Creek Park, 260 acre park with lake, paddle boats, play area, basketball & 18-hole Frisbee golf. CC Camp Rd. Phone 931.520.4386

 

Outdoor Junction, indoor shooting range & all types of outdoor/hunting equipment  Right next door to us! Phone 931.520.7500

 

Three Corps of Engineer Lakes: Dale Hollow, Center Hill & Cordell Hull, offering over 1200 miles of shoreline within a 30 minute drive. 

 

Golfing

 

Belle Acres Golf Course - 901 Buck Mountain Rd.-931.526. 8834.

9 holes, par 36, length 3,000

Cookeville Golf Club -1500 Country Club Rd.-931.528.2419.

18 holes, par 70, length 6,176

Ironwood Golf Course - 3801 Ironwood Rd.-931.528.2331.

18 holes, par 72, length 6,311

Fast Lane Fun Park, Go karts, water wars, paintball, miniature golf, rock climbing wall & more! Right next door to us!    

Phone: 931.526.FAST (3278)

 

Cookeville Depot Museum, is surrounded by  a park plaza, includes permanent holdings and railway artifacts.  Two cabooses, with original interiors, are available for touring.  
Corner of Cedar & Broad     
Phone 931.528.857

 

Cookeville Performing Arts Center, offers a full schedule of touring plays, performances & presentations by the Cookeville Summer Theatre and the Cookeville Children's Theatre. 
10 East Broad St.                 
Phone 931.520.5351

 

Hidden Hollow, a man-made wonderland, highlighted by natural waterfalls, lake, canal and covered bridges. Picnicking, fishing, swimming and hiking.  
Hidden Hollow Rd.                
Phone 931.526.4038

 

Putnam County's Parks and Recreation Department, the City of Cookeville's Leisure Service Department, and the YMCA work together to provide a comprehensive recreational program. 

 

 

Mountain Ridge Golf Course - Highway 70 North-931.839.3313.

18 holes, par 72, length 6,750

Southern Hills Golf Course - 4749 Ben Jared Rd.-931.432.5149.

18 holes, par 72, length 6,800

White Plains Golf Course - 4000 Plantation Dr.-931.537.6397.

18 holes, par 72, length 6,570

 

Climate  

 

Average annual temperature, 57 degrees F. Monthly average high, January 52.9 degrees F. and July 88.8 degrees F. Monthly average low, January 37.9 degrees F. and July 67.2 degrees F. Average annual precipitation, 51". Average annual snowfall, 8". Prevailing winds, SE. Mean length of freeze-free period, 211 days. Average relative humidity: 12:00 Midnight - 79%; 6:00a.m. - 85%; 12:00 noon - 48%; 6:00p.m. -62%. Altitude: 1,140 feet above sea level.

 

Population

 

Cookeville, 24,000; Algood, 2,400; Baxter, 1,300; Monterey, 2600; and Putnam County, 54,000. Population within a 50-mile radius, 374,000; within a 100-mile radius, 3,155,000. Tennessee Technological University student population, 8,000. The counties that comprise the Upper Cumberland Region are: Cannon, Clay, Cumberland, Dekalb, Fentress, Jackson, Macon, Overton, Pickett, Putnam, Smith, Van Buren, Warren and White, with a total population of 253,000. Cookeville is known as "The Hub of the Upper Cumberland".

 

Highways

 

Interstate 40, Appalachian North-South Highway 111, U.S. Highway 70 and State Routes 135 and 136 service the Cookeville area.

 

Geographic Location

 

36 degrees 2'0" North Latitude: 85 degrees 29' 15" West Longitude.

 

Government

 

Cookeville - City Manager, five councilmen, and appointed Mayor. Algood - City Administrator, Mayor, four aldermen. Baxter - Mayor, four aldermen. Monterey - Mayor, eight aldermen. Putnam County - County Executive, twenty-five commissioners.

 

Area information provided by the Cookeville Area - Putnam County Chamber of Commerce.