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Discover Tullahoma

Tullahoma is a centrally-located hub for aviation, aeronautics, and avionics, offering picturesque outdoor recreation areas, and renowned performing arts groups and home to Arnold Air Force Base.

Quick Facts

  • Nicknamed “Tennessee’s Rising Star”; rising from a railroad town to a world leader in flight and engineering research.
  • Located in the geographic center of Tennessee.
  • Average annual temperatures: high 69° F and low 49° F.
  • Population 20,000
  • Cost of living below the national average.
  • Quality of public schools above the national average. 
  • 2021 median rent  $756; median home value $146,500.
  • The medical and retail hub for five counties.
  • Over 100 acres of public land, including a 420-acre preserve with waterfalls and walking trails, a 346-acre Class II natural scientific state natural prairie, and the Woods Reservoir, a 4,000 acre lake with fishing and boating open to the public.
  • 10 miles from Manchester, home of the annual Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival. 
  • A member of Tennessee Backroads Heritage, a designated Tree City USA, and a recipient of the State Governor’s Three-Star City designation.
  • Named one of the top 25 Small Towns in America.
  • Tullahoma was named one of the top Great American Defense Communities in 2022.
A map of the U.S. with Tennessee highlighted in orange and large cities surrounding Tullahoma pointed out.

Nearby Cities

  • Manchester, TN – 17 miles
  • Murfreesboro, TN – 45 miles
  • Huntsville, AL – 59 miles
  • Nashville, TN – 77 miles
  • Chattanooga, TN – 78 miles
  • Birmingham, AL – 158 miles
  • Knoxville, TN – 187 miles
  • Atlanta, GA – 193 miles
  • Cookeville, TN – 82 miles