Introduction to Crossville, Tennessee
Crossville is the county seat of Cumberland County, which was created in 1856. The city is named "Crossville" as it lies in the intersection of two roads, the Kentucky Stock Road and the Great Stage Road. The Kentucky Stock Road connected Chattanooga with Kentucky while the Great Stage Road connected the Nashville area with the Knoxville area. The city suffered great damage during the Civil War.
Crossville and nearby Attractions
- Ozone Falls
- Cumberland Homesteads Tower Museum
- Cumberland Mountain State Reserve
- Military Memorial Museum
- Cumberland County Playhouse
- Burgess Falls State Park
Things To Do In Crossville
The Woodmere Mall Shopping Center is a popular shopping destination in the area. The Military Memorial Museum, the Cumberland Homesteads Tower Museum and Historic Rugby are popular local historical spots. The city hosts the Cumberland County Fair every August, Oktoberfest every October, and the Apple Festival and Pioneer Days every September.
Nashville International is the nearest major airport.
Crossville Higher Education
The Tennessee Technology Center at Crossville, Lee University, Roane State Community College and Cleveland State Community College provide higher education to the residents of Crossville.