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Sewanee is a small town of 2,300 located in Franklin County, just east of the city of Monteagle. It lies in the mountainous Cumberland Plateau Region in the southeastern part of Middle Tennessee. The town of Sewanee is most well known as the home of The University of the South. The St. Andrew's-Sewanee School, one of the oldest boarding-day schools in the South, is also located here. Sewanee combines culture, arts, music and theater with an appealing small town atmosphere. Points of interest include "The Cross," a World War I memorial that is located on a bluff outside of the town, and The Natural Bridge, a rare geological formation landmark that is a beautiful, peaceful spot for a walk and contemplation. The nearby town of Monteagle is home to a winery that offers tours for visitors, and it's also well known for its' Sunday flea markets and Mountain Market Craft Show, held each August. The South Cumberland State Park region has miles of hiking trails, waterfalls and mountains streams for fishing, guided nature tours, swimming, golf and tennis. Located just hour drive to Chattanooga, Sewanee is near the popular attractions of Rock City Gardens, Ruby Falls and Lookout Mountain, where you can take a thrilling ride on the Lookout Mountain Incline Railway, the world's steepest passenger railway.

Surrounding areas: Monteagle, Tennessee (5.5 mi), Tims Ford Lake, Tennessee (20.2 mi), Chattanooga, Tennessee (36.2 mi)

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