Union County is named for either its creation from parts of five counties or to memorialize East Tennessee’s support for the Union.
Created: January 3, 1850
Maynardville 1850 – present
County Courthouse – Maynardville
Location: 901 Main Street / Monroe Street
Built: 1971 – 1973
Architect: Martin J Lide of Birmingham, Alabama
Contractor: Mullins Construction Company
Description: The building faces southeast and is a three story white colored concrete structure. The building is located in the center of the city. The southeast front has steps up to the second story entrance which projects from the building. On the west side the building projects in the center. The roof line is flat. To the west is the Office of the Clerk in a low brick structure.
Note: The previous courthouse was constructed in 1900. The building burned in 1969.
See: The architect, Martin J Lide of Birmingham, designed courthouses in Alabama in Blount County,, Marshall County, Saint Clair County, Tallapoosa County and Wilcox County and in Tennessee in Anderson County, Grainger County, Roane County and White County.
E – Grainger County
S – Knox County
Office of the Clerk
Photos taken 2012