City of Algood

History Algood, Tennessee is located about eighty-five (85) miles East of Nashville, One hundred (100) miles West of Knoxville, and one hundred (100) miles Northwest of Chattanooga. Algood’s southwestern city limits are separated from Cookeville’s northeastern boundary by state highway 111. Algood joins Cookeville, Baxter, and Monterey as population centers of Putnam County. First incorporated in 1901, Algood was the site of homes of notable settlers from the early 19th Century. Now in the 21st Century, it is experiencing a burst of growth unlike any in the past 80 years. In the late 1800s, a depot was developed to connect Knoxville and Nashville. This depot was located in the heart of our beloved town of Algood, TN. The land where the depot was initially built was discovered by an early settler named Joel Algood. Algood was initially incorporated in 1901 but repealed its own charter two years later. The town was reincorporated in 1911.

Location 80 miles east of Nashville 100 miles west of Knoxville On Highways 111 and 42 

Population 4,603

Elevation 1112’ above sea level

Area 4 square miles

Government Mayor Lisa Chapman-Fowler, (931) 537-9545 Ext. 2360 / Four-Member City Council / City Administrator, (931) 537-9545 Ext. 2060

Public Safety Fire Dept.:(931) 537-6357 / Police Dept.: (931)537-6830

Utilities Water: Town of Algood Water, Sewer and Sanitation Dept., 931-537-9545 ext 1480/ Electric: City of Cookeville, 931-526-7411 / Gas: City of Cookeville, 931-520-4427

*Information courtesy of THE CITY OF ALGOOD