Gundy County is named for Felix Grundy, who was a United States Attorney General and a United States Senator from Tennessee.
Created: January 29, 1844
Altamont 1844 – present
County Courthouse – Altamont
Location: 1433 Main Street / Pelham Road
Built: 1994 – 1996
Style: Classical Revival
Architect: Williams, Inc. of Franklin
Contractor: Peery Construction Company of Murfreesboro
Description: The building faces west and is a two story red colored brick and concrete structure. The building is located on landscaped grounds in the center of the city. The west front has a portico with four white colored columns rising to a pediment at the roof line. There is a small portico on the south side. On the center of the roof is a white colred cupola. The courtrooms are located on the second story
Note: The first courthouse was designed by the Committee comprised of J H Gunn, M L Nearn, R Smartt, E H Reeves and W J Thomas and constructed by Rhea & Patton in 1885. The building was destroyed by arson on May 3, 1990. There was a satelite court in Tracy City.
N – Warren County
S – Marion County
Photos taken 2012 and 2018