Crossville, A Great Place to Live
The Cumberland Plateau rises high above Middle Tennessee, roughly midway between Nashville and Knoxville, in the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains. The elevation cools the sultry southern summers, yet the winters remain mild. Relaxation and recreation go hand in hand under the perfect blue Tennessee sky. Of those who come for a short visit, many decide to stay permanently.
Crossville, TN, in the heart of the Cumberland Plateau, features a traditional “hometown” atmosphere, with history and traditional values evident from its numerous city and state parks to its historic downtown and Homestead areas. If you’re in the mood for metropolitan shopping and dining, larger towns such as Knoxville, Nashville and Chattanooga are just a short trip away.
Nothing is more relaxing than enjoying the great outdoors on the Cumberland Plateau. With four local state parks, including the newly developed Cumberland Trail, as well as the nearby Smoky Mountains, there are endless opportunities for outdoor recreation on the Plateau and in the Middle Tennessee area.
Crossville - The Golf Capital of Tennessee
Being named the "Golf Capital of Tennessee" was not a case of local officials looking for a catchy moniker. The title is well deserved and there are 10 major reasons, all of them well designed and maintained golf courses that cater to handicaps large and small. This past year over half-a-million rounds of golf were played in beautiful Crossville - Cumberland County and that number grows each year. The golfing challenge is not the only reason that golf here in Crossville - Cumberland County is so popular. No matter the season you choose to visit the Cumberland Plateau for a golf outing, you will be in awe of the beautiful vistas that greet you as you play.
The quality of climate is perhaps one of Crossville's strongest attributes. Crossville's elevation (2,000 feet) and southern mountain location are the principle reasons for its' pleasant four season climate...enjoying long springs and falls, mild winters, and summers that are quite warm during the day but cool at night, typical of the mountain South.