Bradley County

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Bradley

Bradley County is named for Edward Bradley, who was a Tennessee state legislator.

 

Created:  February 10, 1836

County Seat: 

Cleveland  1836 – present

 

County Courthouse – Cleveland  

 

Location:  155 North Ocoee Street / 1st Street NW

Built:  1963 – 1964

Style:  Modern

Architect:  Selmon T Franklin & Associates

Contractor:  Whaley Construction Inc. of Kodak

 

Description:  The building faces east and is a two story glass and concrete structure. The building is located on landscaped grounds in the center of the city. The east front has a large over hanging roof supported by eight pillars. There is a ramp winding up to the second story. The roof line is flat. The courtrooms are located on the second story. The Commissioner’s Room is located on the first story.

 

Note:  The previous courthouse was designed by R H Hunt and Lamm and constructed in 1882. The construction of the present courthouse was supervised by a Courthouse Construction Committee comprised of John Tyler, Homer Green and John Clayton including the architect Selmon T Franklin & Associates, and the contractor is presumed to have been Whaley Construction Inc. of Kodak.

 

Courthouses: 

N – Meigs County and McMinn County

E – Polk County

S – Murray County, Georgia and Whitfield County, Georgia

W – Hamilton County

 

 

 

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County Courthouse

 

 

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Commissioner’s Room

 

 

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Commissioner Minutes – Architect

 

 

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Photos taken 2010, 2014 and 2018