Cookeville is a city in Tennessee with a population of about 30,000 people. It is the county seat of Putnam County and is located in the Cumberland Plateau region of the state. The city is about 100 miles east of Nashville and about an hour west of Knoxville. Cookeville is known for its four seasons and moderate climate. The average high in Cookeville is in the mid-70s and the average low is in the mid-50s. The city is home to Tennessee Technological University and has a thriving business community. popular attractions in Cookeville include the Cookeville Depot Museum, the Cumberland County Playhouse, and the Burgess Falls State Park. Parking in downtown Cookeville can be found in the city's public parking garage or on the street.