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

Mayor



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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.


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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

Sally Oglesby Retirement Reception

A retirement reception will be held Tuesday, December 19, beginning at 1 p.m. at Crossville City Hall to honor Sally Oglesby, who is retiring after more than 32 years as City Clerk. Everyone is invited to drop by and wish Sally well!

2017 Christmas 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 Friday, December 15, 2017 until Sunday, December 31, 2017.

Beginning Tuesday, January 3, 2018 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.

City Offices Closed for Christmas

City offices will be closed Monday, December 25th and Tuesday, December 26th in observance of Christmas.  Regular hours will resume on Wednesday, December 27th.

Cellphone Use Prohibited in School Zones

Starting January 1st, 2018, it will be a Class C misdemeanor, punishable by a fine of up to $50 — for a person to knowingly operate a motor vehicle in any marked school zone in this state, when a warning flasher or flashers are in operation, and talk on a hand-held mobile telephone while the vehicle is in motion.

However, the offense is not committed if the telephone is equipped with a hands-free device, for drivers 18 years of age and older.

A driver under age 18 is breaking the law talking either using a hands-free or handheld while driving through an active school zone.

There are many monitored school zones in Crossville and Cumberland County, with a lot of children and traffic. Please be aware of this new law and be careful around our children.

Search Crossville City Cemetery Records Online

The City of Crossville is pleased to announce the addition of search functions for the Crossville City Cemetery.  Click here.