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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 2018, Algood has a population of 4,419 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 lies within the (931) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Algood had an population of 4,419 people. This is an increase of 26.44% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 50.2% 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 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 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.

Communities near Algood ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Algood.

  • Clarktown [White County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clarktown have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clarktown
    • Clarktown [White County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the southeast of Algood
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clarktown
  • Columbus Hill [Jackson County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Columbus Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Columbus Hill
    • Columbus Hill [Jackson County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the northwest of Algood
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Columbus Hill
  • Cookeville [Putnam County]
  • Lafayette [Putnam County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lafayette have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lafayette
    • Lafayette [Putnam County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the west of Algood
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lafayette
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Sparta [White County]
    • Livingston [Overton County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Livingston have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Livingston
      • Livingston [Overton County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the northeast of Algood
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Livingston
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Livingston
    • Monterey [Putnam County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Monterey have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Monterey
      • Monterey [Putnam County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the east of Algood
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Monterey
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Monterey
    • Pekin [Putnam County] (Historic)
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pekin have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pekin
      • Pekin [Putnam County] was located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the west of Algood
    • Baxter [Putnam County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Baxter have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Baxter
      • Baxter [Putnam County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the west of Algood
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Baxter
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Baxter
    • Dodson Branch [Jackson County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dodson Branch have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dodson Branch
      • Dodson Branch [Jackson County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the northwest of Algood
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dodson Branch

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.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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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: https://www.tn.gov/

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.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Algood.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Algood - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things 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 for our own planning, 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 we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.2004, Longitude: -85.4469       In this case, the coordinates for Algood have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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