Birds of Putnam County, Tennessee: Gazetteer


Descriptions of, and directions to, some sites noted below are provided at this link:

A map of Putnam Countywith the sites noted in the table below coded on itis available via the following link:

Some sites frequently the subject of field work for birds are noted in the Species Accounts with three-letter codes, explained below:

Code Site Name General Location of Site
BAH Barnes Hollow (private) Macedonia Rd.
BOP Boring Pond (private) Between Rt. 111 and Old Kentucky Rd. at First Church of the Nazarene .
BUF Burgess Fall State Natural Area (Tenn.) Near Putnam/White County line on Rt. 135.
CCP Cane Creek Park (Cookeville) West Cookeville on CC Camp Rd.
CKV Cookeville Large town in center of county.
CLN City Lake Natural Area (Cookeville) Bridgeway Rd. 
MOL Monterey Lake (private) Rt. 70 c. 34 km east of Monterey.
OMR Old Mill Rd. (private) Off of Cookeville Boatdock Rd.; connects with Ball Hill Rd.
R62 Rt. 62 ponds (private) Hackworth Farm on Rt. 62 c. 1112 km east of Monterey.
R96 Rt. 96 West of Baxter between Rt. 70 and Granville in Jackson County.
SHF Shipley Farm (TTU) C. 45 km northwest of Cookeville on Gainesboro Grade.
TTU Tennessee Technological University Northwest Cookeville


Some communities mentioned in the Species Accounts are listed below, with an indication of their general location in the county:

Algoodnortheast of Cookeville c. 23 km on Rt. 111.

Baxterwest of Cookeville c. 12 km on Rt. 70.

Brothertoneast of Algood c. 78 km on Brotherton Mt. Rd.

Double Springswest of Cookeville 6 km on Rt. 70.

Montereyeast of Cookeville c. 15 km on I-40.


Two of the larger lakes of the Region have small elements within the county:

Center Hill Lakethe Mine Lick Creek arm of Center Hill Lake juts into the county in the southwest.

Cordell Hull Reservoirthe Martin Creek arm of Cordell Hull Reservoir juts into the county in the extreme northwest.


Some other sites mentioned in the Species Accounts follow:

Bright Farmc. 45 km north of Monterey off of Rt. 84 (private).

Cookeville Fire Towerat end of Old Cavalry Rd. c. 23 km southwest of Cookeville.

Cookeville Golf Coursein Cookeville on Country Club Rd. (extremely limited access).

Ensor Sink Natural Areaa small municipal park near intersection of Foutch Ave. and Clover Hill Rd. in Cookeville.

Happy Hollow Boat Rampon Rt. 96 south of I-40 (exit 268) on the Caney Fork River.

Ironwood Golf Coursenorthwest of Cookeville on Shipley Rd. (private).

Stites Farmon Liberty Church Rd. (private).

Walnut Parka very small municipal park behind the Senior Citizens Bldg. on S. Walnut Ave. in Cookeville.


Clickable Contents  

            Front Dust Jacket
            Back Dust Jacket
            Title Page
            Copyright Page
            Preface to the Second Edition
            List of Figures
            List of Tables
            Explication of the Species Accounts
            List of Observers
            Species AccountsGeese through Terns
            Species AccountsPigeon through Weaver Finch


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