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By: Zach Buckner | 05.23.16

The mission of Bank of Putnam County is to provide and promote quality financial services to the citizens of the Upper Cumberland in a professional manner.  We seek to inspire confidence and trust among our clients, our associates, and our stockholders while maintaining a fair profit.  We will endeavor to be a good corporate citizen and be supportive of community activities.

The Bank of Monterey opened on October 2, 1901.  At the close of business that first day, the Bank showed deposits totaling $2,284.94.  In November of the same year, the Bank made its first loan in the amount of $9.50.  The Bank has come a long way since that day…
1976 – The organization began its expansion by opening an office in Cookeville and changing its name from Bank of Monterey to the Bank of Putnam County.
1977 – BPC purchased the Bank of Cookeville, as well as installing its first ATM machine in the Cookeville Mall.
1977 – BPC began offering mortgage services to the people of the Upper Cumberland through our mortgage division known as BPC Mortgage Services.
1980 – BPC Corporation was formed as a bank holding company.
1986 – Cumberland County Bank was acquired and joined the BPC Corporation family.
1987 – BPC expanded its financial services by purchasing Cumberland Mountains Insurance Agency, which is now known as BPC Insurance Services.
1988 – We became one of the first banks in Tennessee to offer in-bank brokerage services by partnering with INVEST Financial Corporation.  
1989 – Bank of White County (an office of Bank of Putnam County) was opened in Sparta.
2000 – Bank of Overton County (an office of Bank of Putnam County) was opened in Livingston.
2014 – Bank of Putnam County opened a new branch in Monterey, TN on Stratton Avenue.
2015 – Bank of Fentress County (an office of Bank of Putnam County) was opened in Jamestown.
Spring 2016 – Cumberland County Bank merged with and became an office of Bank of Putnam County.
Summer 2016 – Bank of Fentress County (an office of Bank of Putnam County) will be opening its second branch in Clarkrange.
Today BPC Corporation is a financial services company with assets totaling over $729 million dollars.  With the addition of the Clarkrange Branch, BPC Corporation will be operating 14 full service branches and 2 financial service centers located in Putnam, Cumberland, White, Overton, and Fentress counties.  We are proud to be “The Local Choice”.  
Branch Information:
416 E. Central Avenue, Jamestown, TN 38556  (931) 879-7007
1477 W. Main Street,  Livingston, TN 38570  (931) 823-3355
576 W. Bockman Way,  Sparta, TN 38583  (931) 836-6261
404 Main Street,  Baxter, TN 38544  (931) 525-2472
225 W. Avenue,  Crossville, TN 38555  (931) 484-2551
178 Elmore Rd.,  Crossville, TN 38555  (931) 456-4110
6731 Peavine Rd.,  Crossville, TN 38558  (931) 456-4407
2271 Dunbar Rd.,  Crossville, TN 38572  (931) 788-3360
140 S. Jefferson Avenue,  Cookeville, TN 38501  (931) 528-5441
100 Commercial Avenue,  Monterey, TN 38574  (931) 839-2211
408 E. Stratton Avenue,  Monterey, TN 38574  (931) 839-2212
1108 E. Tenth St.,  Cookeville, TN 38501  (931) 525-2440
237 Willow Avenue,  Cookeville, TN 38501  (931) 525-2460