About Crossville and Cumberland County

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Crossville, Tennessee is located high on the Cumberland Plateau in eastern middle Tennessee. Approximately 70% of the United States population is located within a 600 miles radius or a one day drive. Crossville is a community not lacking in services. The medical facility is rated in the top 100 in the nation; clean air with abundance of natural streams, rivers and lakes; low crime rate, and taxes the lowest you will find anywhere. This makes an ideal situation for people retiring on a fixed income to have the quality of life they deserve.


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Cumberland County Statistics

Elevation: 1980 Feet
Square Miles: 679
Acreage: 434,560

Property Taxes

Cumberland County offers one of the lowest property tax rates in the state.

The 2016 County tax rate is $1.5275 for every $100 of assessed value.
Residential property is assessed is 25% of the tax appraisal and Commercial
property is assessed at 40% of appraised value.

Example: $100,000 appraised value 2016 County taxes = $381.88
$150,000 appraised value 2016 County taxes = $572.81
$200,000 appraised value 2016 County taxes = $763.75

The 2016 City tax rate is $0.63 for every $100 of assessed value and the
assessment percentages are the same as Cumberland County. City property taxes
are in addition to County property taxes and they apply only to property located
within the City limits of Crossville:

Example: $100,000 appraised value 2016 City taxes = $157.50
$150,000 appraised value 2016 City taxes = $236.25
$200,000 appraised value 2016 City taxes = $315.00

For a property located within the Crossville City Limits the total 2016
property taxes for a home with an appraised value of $150,000 = $809.06.

Nearby Metropolitan Cities

  • Chattanooga – 74 Miles
  • Knoxville: 75 Miles
  • Nashville – 125 Miles


Annual Average Temperature 54°
Monthly Average Temperature Jan. 39° Jul 82°
Monthly Average Low Temperature Jan. 21° Jul. 64°
Annual Average Precipitation 52 inches
Annual Average Snowfall 12 inches
Prevailing Winds Southwest
Mean Length of Freeze Free Days 180 Days

About The Surrounding Region

Golf and Resort Communities

  • Fairfield Glade: Fairfield Glade Resort is located in the northeast
    corner of Cumberland County, Tennessee. Approximately 6,500 year-round
    residents enjoy superior golf courses, golf pro shops, community club
    association membership, their choice of churches, marinas, tennis courts,
    shopping mall and banking, library, fire and security protection and their
    own weekly newspaper.Fairfield Glade is situated on 12,700 acres with 12
    lakes, 4 golf courses (the 18 hole Stonehenge championship course was named
    “number one public golf course in the state of Tennessee” in 1995 by Golf
    Digest), indoor and outdoor tennis courts, horseback riding trails, two
    marinas for boating and fishing, two outdoor swimming pools and one indoor
  • Lake Tansi Village: Lake Tansi is a 5,000 acre development surrounding
    the lovely and magnificent 550 acre Lake Tansi offering 14 miles of
    shoreline and a broad range of water sports and recreation. This
    resort/residential development also features an excellent marina providing
    berths for 90 boats and an 18- hole Par 72 golf course.
  • Cumberland Cove: Beautiful restricted properties for home sites. Bluff
    views, lake fronts, creeks, evergreen trees, hardwoods. From lot size to
    five acres or more. Golf Course, hiking trails, beautiful scenery abounds.
  • Cumberland Lakes: Another beautiful area for home building. Lake front
    lots, evergreens, hardwoods, restricted area, great scenery. Lot size to
    five acres or more. Near the Cumberland Cove area.
  • Renegade Resort: Situated in Cumberland County, in East Tennessee,
    Renegade Mountain is a gated, secured community built some 2,800 feet above
    sea level, covering 9,300 unspoiled acres.

Surrounding Counties

  • Fentress County: A scenic drive on the rural highway of Hwy. 127 passes
    through the historic site of Alvin C. York & Grist Mill. Breathtaking views
    abound winding around abrupt hills and through valley farmland. Experience
    Tennessee’s oldest winery, Highland Manor Winery. Explore East Fork Stables
    with 1200 acres of horseback riding trails and Big South Fork National River
    and Recreation Area. Fentress County is rich is history and beauty.
  • Bledsoe County: Bledsoe County is home to the city of Pikeville, and
    includes many historical building and scenic views. Fall Creek Falls State
    Park is located on the border of Bledsoe and Van Buren County.
  • Morgan County: Morgan County is home to the historic community of Rugby.
    The Frozen Head Natural Area is located near the county seat of Wartburg.
  • White County: White County is known as “The Land of Falling Water” with
    Bowater’s Virgin Falls State Natural Area and the Bridgestone/Firestone
    Centennial Wilderness.
  • Putnam County: Putnam County is the Gateway to the Upper Cumberland.
    Experience the Bryan Fine Arts Center at Tennessee Technological University,
    home of the Bryan Symphony Orchestra. Putnam County is also the home to many
    cultural events, shopping & dining, a museum, and Burgess Falls State
    Natural Area.
  • Overton County: Standing Stone State Park is located near Livingston,
    the county seat.