Cookeville is a city in Putnam County, Tennessee, United States. It is the county seat of Putnam County and home to Tennessee Technological University. It is recognized as one of the country's micropolitan areas, smaller cities which nevertheless function as significant economic hubs. Of the twenty micropolitan areas in Tennessee, Cookeville is the largest. Pictured: L to R: Cookeville Court House, Tennessee Tech, Cookeville Train Depot and Burgess Falls.