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Welcome to Algood ...

The town of Algood is located in Putnam County.

Algood is 1,090 feet [332 m] above sea level.<1>.

Time Zone: Algood lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Note: If you travel east from Algood (for example, toward Elgin), you will leave Central Time and cross into the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT).

The telephone area code for Algood: (931)

Communities near Algood ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Algood and not the distance if you drove.<2>.

Community   DirectionDistance
Bangham Village   [Map]     N   3 miles [4.8 km]
Burnett   [Map]     S   9 miles [14.5 km]
Clarktown   [Map]     SE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Columbus Hill   [Map]     NW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Cookeville   [Map]     SW   4 miles [6.4 km]
Dodson Branch   [Map]     NW   9 miles [14.5 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Algood.

Communities Also Named Algood ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Algood - they are located in North Carolina and South Carolina.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Algood.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Algood. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Algood. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Algood.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Algood:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Algood ...

Looking for more information about Algood? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Algood, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Algood.

Search for Local Businesses ...

Google's 'Search-by-Location' has proven to be a useful tool by people who planned visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Algood. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

LodgingGas StationsBanks
Bed & BreakfastTruck StopsATMs
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RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
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Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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The Communities of Tennessee

About Putnam County

About Tennessee

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Algood. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Putnam County: www.putnamcountytn.gov/

The official website for State of Tennessee: www.tn.gov/







Footnotes ...

<1>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Algood - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance starting in Algood. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Algood) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Algood. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Algood

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Algood. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.2004, Longitude: -85.4469     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Algood have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<3>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Algood.



 
 
 

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