Sequatchie County

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Sequatchie County is named for the Cherokee word which means “opossum” or “he grins or runs”.

 

Surrounding County Courthouses: 

N – Warren County and Van Buren County

E – Bledsoe County

S – Hamilton County

W – Marion County and Grundy County

 

Created:  December 9, 1857                  Map of Tennessee highlighting Sequatchie County

County Seat: 

Dunlap  1857 – present

 

County Courthouse – Dunlap  

 

Location:  307 Cherry Street /  Elm Street

Built:  1911 – 1912

Style:  Classical Revival

Architect:  W K Brown & Brother

Contractor:  W K Brown & Brother

 

Description:  The building faces south and is a two story red colored brick and concrete structure. The building is located on landscaped grounds in the center of Dunlap. The south front has a large portico with four white colored columns rising to the roof line. The entrance is arched with a large fanlight. The courtroom is located on the east side of the second story. An addition was built on the east side. On the west side is a small portico.

 

See:  The architect and contractor, W K Brown & Brother, who was a brick contractor, also designed and constructed the courthouse in Bledsoe County.

 

County Justice Center – Dunlap  

 

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Location:  351A Fredonia Road / Hill Circle

Built:  1999 – 2000

Style:  Modern

Architect:  TWH Architects, Inc.

Contractor:  C & I Specialty Company

 

Description:  The building faces north and is a one story red brick structure. The building is located on spacious grounds at the north edge of the center of Dunlap. The north center sections raised and has three spaces between vertical dividers. The roof line is flat.

 

 

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County Courthouse – Dunlap

 

 

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County Justice Center – Dunlap

 

 

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Photos taken 2012 and 2018