All of the employees of the
town hope you will visit us. To help acquaint you with Gainesboro,
we have constructed this website to better serve you. We
hope you will find it enjoyable. Please call us at city hall (931)
268-9315 if you have any questions about our town. Nothing
would please us more than to assist you in knowing about the town's
business, sites, or other points of interest.
Sampson Williams, a close friend of Andrew Jackson, and Cordell
Hull are among the famous people who lived and worked in the Gainesboro
area. Fort Blount, a military outpost, was located near
Gainesboro in the late 1700's. A rich history is to
be explored iin this area.
Gainesboro offers easy access to I-40, only seventeen miles, and conveniently located within twenty miles of Cookeville.
The city continues to work toward improvements in the infrastructure
of the town as well as making it a more attractive place to live.
It is surrounded by rolling hills and beautiful vistas.
It is near the Cumberland River which has been impounded to form
Cordell Hull Lake. Recreational opportunities abound in
the area during each of the distinct seasons of the year.