Catoosa County

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Catoosa County is named for Catoosa Springs, which were located near Ringgold and were named after a Cherokee word meaning “small mountain”.


Created:  December 5, 1853

County Seat: 

Ringgold  1853 – present


County Courthouse – Ringgold 


Location:  7694 Nashville Street / Maple Street

Built:  1939 – 1940

Style:  Colonial Revival

Architect:  Crutchfield & Law

Contractor:  Barrett Construction Company


Description:  The building faces north and is a two story red colored brick and concrete structure. The north front has a projecting center section with framed recessed entrance on the first story and flanked by double pilasters. At the roof line is a pediment. On the center of the roof is a square white colored cupola. The building was constructed under the Public Works Administration. The building is connected on the south side to the Justice Building.


County Justice Building – Ringgold 




Location:  875 Lafayette Street / Maple Street

Built:  Unknown

Style:  Modern

Architect:  Unknown

Contractor:  Unknown


Description:  The building faces south and is a three story red colored brick and concrete structure. The south front has a central recessed entrance on the first story with a one story wing extending south on the west side.  The second story has a long horizontal window. The roof line is flat. The building is connected to the courthouse on the north side.



North  – Hamilton County, Tennessee

East    – Whitfield County 

South – Walker County

West   – Walker County

























Photos taken 2013