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Cookeville is a small city in north central Tennessee and home of Tennessee Tech University.

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  1. Cookeville is known as the "Hub of the Upper Cumberlands," approximately 25,000 people travel to Cookeville daily to work, shop, or attend school.
  2. Three man-made lakes maintained by the Corps of Engineers are located near Cookeville, created to help flood control in the narrow valleys of the Cumberland Plateau.
  3. Cookeville is predominantly a college town, home to Tennessee Technological University since 1915.
  4. Robert Ben Garant, an American screenwriter, producer, director, actor and comedian known for his role as "Deputy Junior" from the TV show Reno 911!, was born in Cookeville.

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