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
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.
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".
Interstate 40, Appalachian North-South Highway 111, U.S. Highway 70 and State Routes 135 and 136 service the Cookeville area.
36 degrees 2'0" North Latitude: 85 degrees 29' 15" West Longitude.
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.