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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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 Feb 27 @ 1:00PM -
Mission Improbable
Sat Feb 27 @ 7:00PM -
The Primitive Quartet
Mon Feb 29 @ 7:00PM -
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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


The City of Crossville will hold a series of Public Meetings where the public is invited to attend to discuss and provide input on proposed recreational development activities.  The proposed project is funded in part by the State of Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation Local Parks and Recreation Fund.


Public Meeting #1: February 16, 2016, 7:30 a.m., Forte's Restaurant

Public Meeting #2: February 22, 2016, 6:00 p.m. Cumberland County High School

Public Meeting #3: March 10, 2016 at 5:50 p.m. at Crossville City Hall

Persons with disabilities requiring special accommodations should contact Sally Oglesby at 931-456-5680.  The City of Crossville does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age or disability.

City Offices Closed Presidents Day

City offices will be closed on Monday, February 15 in observance of Presidents Day.  Regular hours will resume on Tuesday, February 16.

Wind farm coming to Cumberland County

The Upper Cumberland has landed its first major economic development announcement of 2016 – a new wind turbine farm in Cumberland County that’s expected to measure as the largest in Tennessee.  FULL STORY

Crossville Named As Top 10 Golf Destination

Looking for a budget golf getaway?  In a segment of The Golf Channel's Morning Drive, Matt Ginella named Crossville as a top 10 destination for golfing on a budget.

Morning Drive


Visioning/Conversations About Our Future

Cumberland County, the City of Crossville, the Chamber of Commerce, and the Board of Education have been conducting workshops over the last few months, entitled "Conversations About Our Future".  Your overwhelming support has us off to a great start. 

Final Report-Community Plan & Implementation Strategy, January 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

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