Algood is a town in Putnam County, Tennessee. It is part of the Cookeville Metro Area, and has a total area of 3.8 square miles, all of which is land. Named after early settler Joel Algood, the town was incorporated in 1901, its charter repealed in 1903, and then reincorporated in 1911.
Manufacturing, retail and wholesale trade are the major commercial activities here. The closest hospital is the Cookeville Regional Medical Center, located about 5 miles away in Cookeville. The cost of living here is 14.90% lower than the country average.
This place gets about 57 inches of rain annually. The number of days with measurable precipitation is 124. Snowfall is about 8 inches annually.