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Cookeville is a city in Putnam County, Tennessee, United States. Its population at the 2010 census was 30,435. It is the county seat of Putnam County and home to Tennessee Technological University. It is recognized as one of the country's micropolitan areas, smaller cities which nevertheless function as significant economic hubs. Of the twenty micropolitan areas in Tennessee, Cookeville is the largest; the Cookeville micropolitan area's 2010 Census population was 106,042.GeographyAccording to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 22.0sqmi, of which 21.9sqmi is land and 0.2sqmi (0.77%) is water.Average annual temperature, 57°F. Monthly average high, January 52.9°F. and July 88°F. Monthly average low, January 37.2°F. Average annual precipitation, 51", Average annual snowfall, 8". Prevailing wind, SE. Mean length of freeze free period, 211 days, Average relative humidity: 12:00 Midnight - 79%; 6 am - 85%; Noon - 48%; 6 p.m. - 62%. Altitude 1140ft above sea level.Cookeville is located approximately 80mi east of Nashville and 100mi west of Knoxville on Interstate 40. Chattanooga is approximately 90mi to the south on Appalachian Corridor J, or Tennessee Highway 111.
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