Grundy County

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Grundy

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

County Seat: 

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.

 

Courthouses: 

N – Warren County

E – Sequatchie County

S – Marion County

W – Franklin County and Coffee County

 

 

 

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County Courthouse

 

 

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Photos taken 2012 and 2018