Putnam County, Tennessee

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Putnam County
Putnam County Courthouse in Cookeville
Putnam County Courthouse in Cookeville
Map of Tennessee highlighting Putnam County
Location within the U.S. state of Tennessee
Map of the United States highlighting Tennessee
Tennessee's location within the U.S.
Coordinates: 36°08′N 85°30′W / 36.14°N 85.5°W / 36.14; -85.5
Country United States
State Tennessee
FoundedFebruary 11, 1854
Named forIsrael Putnam[1]
SeatCookeville
Largest cityCookeville
Area
 • Total403 sq mi (1,040 km2)
 • Land401 sq mi (1,040 km2)
 • Water1.5 sq mi (4 km2)  0.4%%
Population
 • Estimate 
(2018)
78,843
 • Density180/sq mi (70/km2)
Time zoneUTC−6 (Central)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−5 (CDT)
ZIP Codes
38501, 38502, 38503, 38505, 38506, 38544, 38545, 38548, 39574, 38582
Area code931
Congressional district6th
Websiteputnamcountytn.gov

Puntnam is a county in the US state of Tennessee. About 79.000 people live in the county. The biggest cities are Cookeville (which is also the county seat, 30.000 people in 2019), and Algood (about 3.000 people in 2019).

References[change | change source]

  1. Blythe Semmer, "Putnam County," Tennessee Encyclopedia of History and Culture. Retrieved: March 20, 2013.