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Algood, Tennessee

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Welcome to Algood ...

The town of Algood is located in Putnam County.

The location of Algood has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Algood has a population of 4,376 people<2> (see below for details).

Algood is 1,090 feet [332 m] above sea level.<3>.

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 is within the boundaries of the (931) area code.

Population Details ...

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 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).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Algood had an population of 4,376 people. This is an increase of 25.21% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 48.74% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Algood.

Communities near Algood ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Algood and not the distance if you are going to drive.<4>.

Community   2017
Baxter   [Map]   1,441   W   11 miles [17.7 km]
Clarktown   [Map]   ---   SE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Columbus Hill   [Map]   ---   NW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Cookeville   [Map]   33,452   SW   4 miles [6.4 km]
Dodson Branch   [Map]   ---   NW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Lafayette   [Map]   ---   W   15 miles [24.1 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 for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Algood. If available, we provide a satellite 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 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.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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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.

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Footnotes ...

<1>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.

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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Algood.

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<3>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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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. 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: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Algood

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Algood. The point we use 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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