James Mayberry

Dear Visitor,

Welcome to the City of Crossville!  We are located atop the beautiful Cumberland Plateau on Interstate 40, only a short drive to three metropolitan cities.  Our 2,000 foot elevation offers a mild, four season climate year round.  Our rural area offers an abundance of outdoor possibilities, with mountainous wildlife reserves, lakes, streams, and the Cumberland Mountain State Park.

We are known as the Golf Capital of Tennessee.  With nine pristine courses in our community, Crossville has become a golfers' paradise of national recognition; however, the opportunities and activities are endless.  Our Cumberland County Playhouse serves more than 165,000 visitors annually and the historic Palace Theatre on Main Street is always active.  We are also the location of the United States Chess Federation headquarters, a restored railroad Depot & Caboose Visitor's Center, and part of the World's Largest Yard Sale on Highway 127 North. 

Our youth opportunities abound with nine elementary schools and two high schools and we join the State of Tennessee promoting two years free post-secondary education at our Tennessee College of Applied Technology,

Please take time to navigate our website to find out more about us. The calendar of events is a good start to see what events are upcoming that you might be interested in.  We have many civic groups that are in need of volunteers.  We can put you in touch with any that you are either interested in or would like to know more about.  If you have any questions, please feel free to contact me at 931-484-5113.

"Crossville, Tennessee, it's just better here."

James Mayberry




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Discover the Upper Cumberland Featuring Crossville/Cumberland County

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From 1938 to 1978 the theatre provided a movie house to a small Tennessee community. It hosted entertainment events that featured Grand Ole Opry stars and was the site for scrap metal drives and the sale of War Bonds during World War II.

The doors of the Palace Theatre closed in 1978 and would have failed to open again had it not been for the effort of various citizens, fund raising and Federal Grant money that was provided. In 2001 the restored three story building was able to open featuring a design of both Art Deco and Art Moderne styles.

Sat Dec 10 @ 7:00PM -
7th Annual Lucas & Friends Christmas Variety Show
Sun Dec 11 @ 2:00PM -
Tennessee Tech Tuba Ensemble
Mon Dec 12 @ 7:00PM -
Carrie Hassler
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Award winning recreation. Crossville's parks offer tournament action for baseball, softball and soccer. Plus, relaxation at our beautiful Meadow Park Lake. Outdoor activities for the entire family.

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News & Announcements

City Offices Closed for Christmas

City offices will be closed Friday, December 23rd and Monday, December 26th in observance of Christmas.  Regular hours will resume on Tuesday, December 27th.

City Cemetery Out of Vase Period

During the Christmas holiday, the City of Crossville allows an "out of vase" period at the Crossville City Cemetery.  This period will run from Thursday, December 15, 2016 until Saturday, December 31, 2016.

Beginning Tuesday, January 3, 2017, the City of Crossville will again abide by the City Ordinance which states, "flowers placed on graves must be in vases or monument saddles".  Please make arrangements to remove all items "out of the vase" either on or prior to this date.  Any flowers not in compliance with the City Ordinance after January 3 will be removed by staff.

Public Notice Community Development Block Grant Program

The City of Crossville will hold a public meeting on December 14, 2016 at 11:00 a.m. at the Crossville City Hall.  The purpose of this meeting is to present information to the public on the FY 2017 Community Development Block Grant Program.  Concerned citizens are encouraged to attend and comment on possible projects.  Persons with disabilities requiring special accommodations should contact Sally Oglesby at (931) 456-5680.  The City of Crossville ensures compliance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964; related statutes and regulations that no person shall be excluded from participation in or be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any program or activity receiving federal financial assistance on the grounds of race, color, sex, or national origin.

2016-2017 Crossville Leaf Pick Up Schedule

If your trash pick up is on Thursday or Friday, your leaf collection will be Oct 31-Nov 4 and Dec 12-16.

If your trash pick up is on Wednesday, your leaf collection will be Nov 7-11 and Dec 19-23.

If your trash pick up is on Tuesday, your leaf collection will be Nov 14-18 and Jan 2-6

If your trash pick up is on Monday, your leaf collection will be Nov 28-Dec 9 and Jan 9-13.

*There will be no leaf collection November 21-25 and December 26-30.

Rules for leaf pick up:
1. You must have your leaves at the curb by 7 a.m. on the Monday of your scheduled week. Due to scheduling and time restraints, we will only service each street once per scheduled week. If you miss the first scheduled week, we will not return until the next scheduled week.
2. Leaves must be within 6 feet of curb in order for the vacuum truck to reach them.
3. Leaves must be free of limbs, branches, trash, etc.
We will do everything possible to stay on schedule; however, weather plays a huge factor in the amount of time it takes to collect the leaves. Please feel free to call CWD at 931-456-2434 if you have any questions regarding the schedule or rules.

Visioning/Conversations About Our Future

Cumberland County, the City of Crossville, the Chamber of Commerce, and the Board of Education conducted workshops entitled "Conversations About Our Future".  Click below to find out more information about the initiative that evolved from these discussions.


Final Report-Community Plan & Implementation Strategy, March 2016, Horizon Initiative

Synopsis of the CCHS & SMHS meetings

Synopsis of the meeting at TCAT April 24, 2015

Synopsis of the meeting with students at SMHS May 6, 2015

Synopsis of the meeting in Pleasant Hill May 11, 2015

Synopsis of the meeting with 8th grade students at Homestead Elementary May 14, 2015

Synopsis of the meeting with 8th grade students at Martin Elementary May 20, 2015

Synopsis of the meeting in Crab Orchard June 1, 2015

Synopsis of the meeting with Crossville Housing Authority Resident Council July 7, 2015

Synopsis of the meeting at Martin Elementary July 21, 2015

Synopsis of the meeting at Uplands Retirement Village August 4, 2015

Synopis of the meeting at Fair Park Senior Center August 20, 2015

Synopsis of the meeting at Pine View Elementary August 20, 2015

Synopsis of the meeting at Brown Elementary August 24, 2015

Synopsis of the meeting at Homestead Elementary August 25, 2015

Synopsis of the meeting at North Cumberland Elementary September 28, 2015

Synopsis of the meeting at Fairfield Glade September 30, 2015

SWOT Analysis through September 30, 2015

SWOT Analysis Students Only