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Welcome to Algood ...
The location of Algood has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
While we don't have a date for the founding of Algood, you might get a feel for it by knowing that during our research the earliest mention that we found (so far) was on a map dated 1956.
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Algood has a population of 4,452 people<3> (see below for details).
Algood is 1,090 feet [332 m] above sea level.<4>.
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 Sunbright), you will leave Central Time and cross into the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT).
Algood lies within the (931) area code.
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Algood had an population of 4,452 people. This is an increase of 27.38% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 51.33% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Algood had a population of 3,495 people. This makes Algood the county's 2nd most populous community.
The population of Algood represents 0.06% of the total population of Tennessee (which has 6,346,105 people), making it the state's 123rd most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 3,495 people, the population of Algood increased 18.8% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 2,942 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Algood.
Communities Also Named Algood ...
Using our Gazetteer, we 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.
Communities near Algood ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Algood.
To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Algood. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Algood.
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 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Algood.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Algood. See our Newspapers 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 can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.
In addition to the Tourism page for Algood, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Algood.
Adding Algood to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Algood in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Algood was on a map titled Road Map for Kentucky and Tennessee (from Shell Oil, 1956).
For more details, see References and Mentions for Algood.
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: https://www.tn.gov/
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This page was last modified/updated: 21 Feb 2024