What it Takes to Keep CHEATHAM COUNTY BEAUTIFUL
THE CUMBERLAND RIVER is a major waterway of the Southern United States. The 688-mile- long (1,107 km) river drains almost 18,000 square miles (47,000 km2) of southern Kentucky and north-central Tennessee. The river flows generally west from a source in the Appalachian Mountains to its confluence with the Ohio River near Paducah, Kentucky, and the mouth of the Tennessee River. Major tributaries include the Obey, Caney Fork, Stones, and Red rivers. Although the Cumberland River basin is predominantly rural, there are also some large cities on the river, including Nashville and Clarksville, both in Tennessee. Also, the river system has been extensively developed for flood control, with major dams impounding both the main stem and many of its important tributaries.
Cheatham County is one of the most beautiful counties in Middle Tennessee with its rolling hills, lush vegetation, sprawling river, and quaint small towns ready to welcome you with open arms. Saving the beauty of Cheatham County is a collaborative effort between government, private businesses, and organizations by educating our youth to grow with personal responsibility, stellar citizenship and character. Caring for our county’s beauty starts at home and strengthened through education.
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