Cookeville, TN

The Cookeville, TN terminal is closed. The Nashville, TN and Knoxville, TN terminals now deliver to the areas previously serviced by the Cookeville terminal.

Moving to Cookeville, TN
Cookeville is the largest of the 20 micropolitan cities in Tennessee. It is micropolitan because even though Cookeville is a small city, it functions as a significant economic hub for towns around it. With a population of more than 30,000 residents, the micropolitan area serves over 65,000 people.

Location. Cookeville is located on the Highland Rim, making its elevation a few hundred feet higher than Nashville (80 miles away) and Knoxville (100 miles away). Chattanooga is 90 miles away from Cookeville. The city has three man-made lakes to help flood control of the Cumberland Plateau: Center Lake Hill, Cordell Hull Lake, and Dale Hollow Lake.

Economy. Cookeville is known as the “Hub of the Upper Cumberlands”. Around 25,000 people travel to Cookeville daily to work, shop, or attend school. Manufacturing is the largest sector of Cookeville’s economy. There are more than 100 plants and 8,000 employees in this sector. Education is another large sector in Cookeville, as 2,000 residents are employed at the nearby college and public school system.

Education. Cookeville is home to Tennessee Technological University. The university serves more than 12,000 students and is ranked among the top public schools in the south. U.S. News and World Report named TTU among the Top 40 best American colleges. Cookeville is also home to three other higher education institutions: Nashville State Community College, Medvance Institute, and Tennessee Bible College. For public education, the Putnam County School System provides 10 elementary schools, five middle schools, and four high schools.

Things to do. There’s a lot to do in Cookeville, and you’ll enjoy every minute of it! Try out one of 13 parks in the city for an afternoon of fun. Or, take to the trails at Burgess Falls or Standing Stone State Park. There are 7 golf courses to perfect your swing, and plenty of campgrounds for a night out in the wilderness.

Want the experience the arts? The area has some great art galleries for the viewing! There are more than 20 places to view the rich artistic heritage of Cookeville.

Visit the West Side of Cookeville for eclectic shops, fun dining, and diverse shopping. You’ll find everything from homemade items, designer brands, and fair trade goods. The west side offers a mix of modern and historic, something you definitely don’t want to miss.

Moving to Cookeville the stress-free way!
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Observed Holidays:
Monday, 09/02/2024
Monday, 11/11/2024
Thursday, 11/28/2024
Friday, 11/29/2024
Tuesday, 12/24/2024
Wednesday, 12/25/2024
Wednesday, 01/01/2025