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Falling Water River

Falling Water River is located in Putnam County Tennessee and originates in the Poplar Grove area east of Cookeville. Falling Water River's was dammed to formed "city lake" near the intersection of I-40 and Hwy 70. Falling Water eventually flows over Burgess Falls and into Center Hill Lake near the Putnam White County line south of Cookeville.
Below is a selection of GPS waypoints (coordinates) along, and important to, Falling Water River near Cookeville, Tennessee.

Falling Water Waypoint Latitude Longitude
Poplar Grove Access N 36 8.260' W 85 25.605'
City Lake Boat Ramp N 36 7.848' W 85 26.647'
City Lake Dam N 36 7.086' W 85 26.596'
Old Bridge Rd.* N36 06.122' W085 28.913'
Bunker Hill Rd. Bridge (Ditty Rd)* N36 03.214' W085 32.501'
Burgess Falls N 36 2' 38" W 85 35'54"


* no public access, but could be used in emergency
Maps of, or that include, Falling Water River.

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Cookeville with Falling Water River  



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