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Overview

Introduction to Crossville, Tennessee

Crossville, Tennessee, in Cumberland county, is 61 miles W of Knoxville, Tennessee and 99 miles E of Nashville, Tennessee.

Crossville History

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.

Crossville Transportation

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.

Demographics

People

Total Population11,308
Male Share of the Population47.9%
Female Share of the Population52.1%
Senior Citizens20.4%
Employed Population 16+3,715
Age of the Population37

Families

% of people married45.6%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher17.7%
Median Earnings25+$24,179
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$18,750
Median Earnings With High School Degree$21,061

Wealth

Median Family Income$33,819
% Above Poverty Level70.2%
% Below Poverty Level29.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time15 minutes
% Working from Home1.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work1.1%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone31.6%
Median Gross Rent$607
Median House Value$136,900

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)24.2%
English11.3%
German10.9%
Irish10.3%
Scottish2.3%
French Except Basque1.9%
Dutch1.7%
Italian1.3%
Polish0.9%
Canadian0.9%
Welsh0.8%
Swiss0.8%
Czech0.7%
Haitian0.6%
West Indian0.6%
Swedish0.6%
African0.2%
Norwegian0.1%
Slovak0.1%
Danishn0.1%
Romanian0.1%
Hungarian0.1%
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Crossville Almanac

CategoryValue
County Cumberland County
Standard Zip Codes38558, 38571, 38572, 38555
P.O. Box Zip Codes38557
Phone Area Codes931
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude35.95
Approximate Longitude-85.03

Crossville Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

StationCROSSVILLE AP
Distance3.2 miles
Jan Temp26 to 44 F
Apr Temp44 to 66 F
Jul Temp65 to 84 F
Oct Temp45 to 68 F
Annual Precip57.1 inches
StationCROSSVILLE EXP STN
Distance7.6 miles
Jan Temp23 to 43 F
Apr Temp42 to 65 F
Jul Temp62 to 84 F
Oct Temp42 to 68 F
Annual Precip60.2 inches
StationROCKWOOD 2
Distance19.6 miles
Jan Temp25 to 45 F
Apr Temp42 to 69 F
Jul Temp64 to 87 F
Oct Temp43 to 70 F
Annual Precip60.2 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Crab Orchard758$37,054
Monterey2,880$34,655
Pleasant Hill532$48,250
Rockwood5,443$41,207
Sparta5,063$34,886

Crossville Public Libraries

Art Circle Public Library
3 EAST STREET
Crossville, Tennessee
(931) 484-6790

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Crossville Hospitals

Cumberland Medical Center
(Non-profit)
421 South Main Street
(931) 484-9511

Crossville Public Schools

Cumberland County High School
660 Stanley St
ZIP: 38555
(931) 484-6194
High
Total Enrollment 1072
Glenn Martin Elementary
1362 Miller Av
ZIP: 38555
(931) 484-7547
Primary
Total Enrollment 821
The Phoenix School
203 Taylor St. St
ZIP: 38555
(931) 456-1228
High
Total Enrollment 61
North Cumberland Elementary
7657 Hwy 127 North
ZIP: 38571
(931) 484-5174
Primary
Total Enrollment 655
Stone Elementary
1219 Cook Rd
ZIP: 38571
(931) 456-5636
Primary
Total Enrollment 646
Stone Memorial High School
2800 Cook Rd
ZIP: 38571
(931) 484-5767
High
Total Enrollment 1088
Frank P. Brown Elementary
3766 Dunbar Rd
ZIP: 38572
(931) 788-2248
Primary
Total Enrollment 501
Homestead Elementary School
3889 Highway 127 South
ZIP: 38572
(931) 456-8344
Primary
Total Enrollment 747
South Cumberland Elementary
3536 Lantana Rd
ZIP: 38572
(931) 788-6713
Primary
Total Enrollment 718

Crossville Private Schools

Christian Academy Of The Cumberlands
325 Braun St
ZIP: 38555
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 85
Crossville Christian School
28 Rock Quarry Rd
ZIP: 38555
Elementary
Total Enrollment 34
Cumberland Mountain School
73 Methodist Campground Loop
ZIP: 38555
Secondary
Total Enrollment 11
Inez Wrenn Sda School
2337 West Ave
ZIP: 38571
Elementary
Total Enrollment 30
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