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Newcomers Guide

Crossville/Cumberland County

  • Crossville-Cumberland County Chamber of Commerce

    34 South Main Street  484-8444
      1-877-GOLFTN1 (465-3861)

    www.crossville-chamber.com / email:  info@crossville-chamber.com  
    All area codes are 931 unless otherwise specified

  • AREA

    Average Elevation 1,980 ft.
    Square Miles 679
    Located off Interstate 40
    Nearby Metropolitan Cities (miles)
    Chattanooga
    60
    Knoxville
    50
    Nashville
    103
  • CLIMATE

    Annual Average Temperature 54°
    Monthly Avg. High Temp
    Jan. 43° / July 82°
    Monthly Avg. Low Temp
    Jan. 21° / July 63°
    Annual Avg. Precipitation 52"
    Annual Avg. Snowfall 12"
    Prevailing Winds Southwest
    Mean Length of Freeze Free Period 180 days
  • COMMUNICATIONS

    Newspapers

    Crossville Chronicle 484-5145
    Glade Sun 484-5145
    Smoke Signals 484-5145
    The Vista 287-0464

    Radio Stations

    PEG BROADCASTING 707-1102
    • WAEW-AM, 1330 Oldies/Talk
    • WCSV-AM, 1490 Sports Radio
    • WPBX-FM, Mix 99.3
    • WOWF-FM, 102.5 WOW Country
    CROSSVILLE RADIO INC. 456-1057
    • WIHG-FM, 105.7 The HOG
    Stonecom 528-6064
    Rock 93.7, 106.9 Kicks Country, Lite Rock 95.9  

    Cable TV

    CROSSVILLE AREA & LAKE TANSI VILLAGE  
    Charter Communications 877-728-3814
    Ben Lomand - City Limits Only 484-5097
    COUNTY  
    Spirit Broadband Cable TV 877-368-2110
    FAIRFIELD GLADE  
    Comcast 1-800-228-8836

    Telephone

    AT&T Wireless 250-4964
    Frontier Communications Company  
    Residential
    1-800-921-8101
    Business
    1-800-921-8102
    U.S. Cellular 456-0037
    Ben Lomand 484-5097
    Verizon Wireless 484-8840
  •  

    Education

    Schools Enrollment
    Elementary 9 Public 5,232
    High Schools 3 Public 2,171
       
    3 Private (pre K3 - 12th grade) 200
    Director of Schools 484-6135
     
  • Colleges
    Roane State/Tennessee Tech Higher Education Center 456-9880
     
    Private & Special
    Christian Academy of the Cumberlands 707-9540
    Crossville Christian School 484-0026
    Crossville Head Start 484-4114
    E-Z Method Driving School 788-5916
    Home Away From Home Head Start and Childcare Center 484-3238
    Inez Wrenn (Seventh Day Adventist) 484-3150
     Meridian Christian Academy 456-6089 
     
    Vocational & Technological
    Tennessee College of Applied Technology 484-7502
  • EMERGENCY TELEPHONE NUMBERS

    Fire, Police, Rescue Squad 911
    Ambulance Service 484-1044
    City Police Department 484-7231
    County Sheriff's Department 484-6176
    Fairfield Emergency Number 484-3785
    Lake Tansi Security 788-6388
  • EMPLOYMENT

    TN Dept. of Labor and Workforce Development 484-8614
    Labor Force: 2015 Average 22,612
    Median Household Income $38,530.00
  • FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS

    Banks 9
    Credit Unions 1
  • GOVERNMENT

    City Police Personnel 42
    County Sheriff Personnel 83
    City Fire Department
    Full-Time
    26
    Volunteer
    8
    Vehicles
    12
    County Fire Department
    Full-Time
    10
    Volunteers
    145
    Vehicles
    25
    Fairfield Glade Fire Department
    Volunteers
    49
    Vehicles
    7
  • LICENSE

    Driver's License 484-1360
    Auto Tags/Registration 484-6442
  • MEDICAL

    Assisted Living Facilities 4 (170 beds)
    Dentists 19
    Dermatology Clinics 1
    Dialysis Clinics 3
    Hospitals 1
    Cumberland Medical Center 484-9511
    149 Private Rooms
    Nursing Homes 6 (349 beds)
    Physicians & Surgeons 75
    Veterinarians 15
    Pharmacies 11
  • POPULATION

        2000 Census       2010 Census
    Crossville   8,964       10,795
    Crab Orchard   838       752
    Fairfield Glade   4,885       6,989
    Lake Tansi   2,621       3,803
    Pleasant Hill   544       563
    Cumberland County   46,801          56,053
  • POST OFFICE

    CROSSVILLE
    240 Old Jamestown Highway 484-6521 or 456-9610
    FAIRFIELD GLADE
    126 Stonehenge Drive 484-3738
    CRAB ORCHARD
    154 Main Street 484-9418
    PLEASANT HILL
    626 E. Main Street 277-3773
  • PUBLIC LIBRARY

    3 East Street 484-6790
  • TAXES

    Assessor of Property                                                                                   484-5745  
    Local City County
    Hotel/Motel Tax 0 7.5%
    Property Tax
    Rate per $100 value
    $0.63 $1.5275
    Ratio of Assessment
    Residential
    25% 25%
    Industrial
    40% 40%
    Personal (Equipment)
    30% 30%
    School Tax 0 0
    Sales Tax 0 2.75 %
    State
    Sales Tax 7%
    (5.5% for food and food ingredients for human consumption)
  • Income Tax

    Personal 6% on Interest & Dividends
    Corporate (Excise) 6.5% of Net Earnings
    Franchise Tax .25 per $100 of Capital Properties
  • TRANSPORTATION

    Crossville Municipal Airport 456-4810
    Greyhound 800-231-2222
  • UTILITIES

    Crossville Water & Sewer 484-5113
    Other Water Departments
    Catoosa Water Utility District
    277-5126
    Crab Orchard Water Utility District
    484-6987
    South Cumberland Water Utility District
    788-2612
    West Cumberland Water Utility District
    277-5376
    Electricity
    Volunteer Energy Cooperative
    484-3527
    Natural Gas
    Middle Tennessee Natural Gas
    484-2067
    Propane Gas
    AmeriGas Propane LP
    484-7575
    Cumberland LP Gas
    484-0050
    Holston Gases, Inc.
    484-7693
    SparGas
    456-2900
  • VOTER REGISTRATION

    Election Commission Office 484-4919
  • REDUCE, REUSE, RECYCLE, RESPOND:

    Recycling is one component of our local government's strong commitment to maintaining a clean and healthy environment. A permanent drop-off site, the Cumberland County Recycling Center is managed through the Solid Waste Department and is located at 96 Maryetta Street, off Highway 70 North.  The center accepts cardboard, appliances, metal, glass, household junk, oil, aluminum, plastic, batteries, newspapers and tires for recycling. There are 15 Convenience Center locations throughout Cumberland County. Each location accepts different materials for recycling. For a complete list of what is accepted at each location, call 484-9328.

  • UTILITIES:

    Volunteer Energy Cooperative, 235 O'Brien Drive, 484-3527. For new connections, a credit check is required and a $300.00 deposit (if applicable).  The deposit will be refunded after thirty six months.  There is also a one-time $30.00 connection fee and a $5.00 membership fee that is refunded after service is disconnected.

    Crossville Water Department, 392 N Main Street,   484-5113.  One-Time Service Fee:   Homeowners:  $50.00;   Rental:  $75.00

  • TELEPHONE SERVICES

    Frontier Communications Company, 174 Sparta Highway, Toll-free 1-800-921-8101 (must have correct 911 address available). 

    Ben Lomand, 205 O'Brien Drive, 484-5097 (must have correct 911 address information available)

  • DOES CROSSVILLE/CUMBERLAND CO. PROVIDE GARBAGE COLLECTION?

    Garbage collection is provided by Cumberland Waste Disposal (CWD) for Crossville and Cumberland County residents.  Collections are made once weekly; for more information call 456-2434.  County residents may also utilize the convenience centers which are conveniently located throughout the county or subscribe to a private collection service. For convenience center locations, contact 484-9328.

  • WHERE DO I REGISTER MY VEHICLE?

    New citizens have 30 days to purchase Tennessee license tags from the County Court Clerk Motor Vehicle Department; located at 2 North Main Street, Suite 206; in the Cumberland County Court House.  The cost of the license plate is $35.00, which includes a one time registration fee of $24.00.  For additional information, call 484-6442.

  • WHERE DO I GET MY DRIVER'S LICENSE?

  • Tennessee driver’s license may be obtained at the Drivers LicenseTesting Center; located at 136 Dooley Street.  Hours of operation are Monday – Friday between 8:30 a.m. and 5:00 p.m.  For additional information, call 484-1360.
  • WHERE DO I REGISTER TO VOTE?

    You may register to vote at the Election Commission Office; located at 2 South Main Street, Suite 105; in the Milo Lemmert Building on Main Street directly across from the Cumberland County Courthouse. For additional information, call 484-4919.

  • WHAT ARE THE LAWS FOR OBTAINING A MARRIAGE LICENSE?

    Be the legal age of 18, have a valid driver's license or birth certificate, social security card, and $92.50 fee, unless both parties attend a marriage counseling session, in which case the fee is $32.50. For more information, call 484-6442.

  • WHAT MEDICAL FACILITIES ARE AVAILABLE FOR PUBLIC USE?

    Cumberland Medical Center, located at 421 South Main Street, in Crossville, 484-9511.  Emergency Ambulance Service, 484-1044 or 911.  Cumberland County Health Department, 484-6196. Cumberland County Rescue Squad, 484-9143.  There are numerous medical, specialty and surgical clinics along with 75 physicians and 19 dentists to serve the residents. The ambulance service provides both emergency and inter-facility transportation for area residents.

  • WHERE DO I REGISTER MY CHILD FOR SCHOOL?

    Cumberland County Schools require a birth certificate, social security card and a health certificate on admittance to pre-k, kindergarten or first grade. A child enrolling in school for the first time will need immunization, a complete physical, and must be five years old by September 30. Children enrolling in the pre-k program must be four years old by September 30. Schools are zoned. For the name of the school in your zone and information on registration, contact the Director of School's Office at 484-6135.

 

 

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Crossville-Cumberland County
Chamber of Commerce
34 South Main Street
Crossville, TN 38555
(931) 484-8444
1-877-GOLF-TN-1 (465-3861)