Living in Cookeville-Putnam County
The Cookeville-Putnam County and Highlands region offer unprecedented quality of life. Surrounded by rolling hills and scenic landscapes, Cookeville-Putnam County offers a blend of small-town Southern hospitality and big-city amenities, making it the ideal place to live, work, play, raise a family and retire.
The housing market and cost of living are among the most affordable in the Southeast. Cookeville-Putnam County is home to excellent medical, educational and cultural facilities.
Prepare to be charmed by our matchless mountains, rich historical heritage, art and cultural events, unique downtown shops, cosmopolitan cuisine, and outdoor opportunities at many state and local parks and lakes. Cookeville-Putnam County is one of the smallest cities in the Southeast to have a professional symphony orchestra, the Bryan Symphony Orchestra, and a public television station, WCTE-TV.
Click on one of the sections to the left to learn more about the Cookeville-Putnam County lifestyle.
Cookeville-Putnam County Named:
- A “Where to Retire” community
- A Tennessee Top 10 upscale retirement community
- A National Main Street community
- A Tennessee 3-Star community
- A “Most Affordable” community
- An AARC Seal of Approval community