The Upper Cumberland
Region of Tennessee
Greater Cookeville & Center Hill Lake
The Upper Cumberland Region is located in Middle Tennessee between Nashville and Knoxville.
Comprising of 14 rural counties, Cookeville, Tennessee is the region’s hub and home to Tennessee Tech University.
Known for our beautiful lakes including Dale Hollow Lake, Center Hill Lake, and Cordell Hull, this area is the best of rural Tennessee. The Upper Cumberland also houses countless waterfalls, waterways, caves and sprawling state parks.
Located between Nashville and Knoxville, this area is ideal for those wanting to live on the outskirts of major cities while still having straightforward access.
From waterfront lake properties to quaint farms to hidden estates, this area is the best of the state.
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Thinking about making the move to the greater Cookeville area? Check out the local blog and come to a local event! There’s always something going on at the lake.
Gram-worthy murals on the WestSide in Cookeville, Tennessee. Paint the city!
Where is the Upper Cumberland Region in Tennessee and why it is a great place to live.
Thinking of moving? Scouting the area? Check out this list of small towns outside of Music City to see and move to!
Window Cliffs Baxter, Tennessee, a 275-acre state natural area managed by Burgess Falls State Park. Near Cookeville Boat Dock.
Dekalb County may be rural, but there’s always something to do and see at the lake!
It’s October! Summer may be over, but there are still fun things to do at the lake!