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Bradley County, Tennessee

Bradley County, Tennessee Facts

When was Bradley County, TN Created?

Bradley County was founded on May 2, 1836 from the Ocoee District

What is the County Seat of Bradley County, TN?

The County Seat of government is located in Cleveland also, the county government website is .

What counties are adjacent to Bradley County, TN?

Bordering counties are Meigs CountyMcMinn CountyPolk CountyMurray County, Georgia, Whitfield County, Georgia and Hamilton County .

Bradley County Courthouse and Government Records

Bradley County Courthouse

What genealogical records can I find in the Bradley County Courthouse?

The following indicates what vital, land, probate, and court records are in Bradley county or in the Tennessee State Library & Archives. The dates indicated below are the first known records for each county.

  • Bradley County Clerk
    • Address: PO Box 46, Cleveland, TN 37364
    • Phone: 423-728-7226
    • Marriage Records: 1864
    • Probate Records: 1859
  • Bradley County Register of Deeds
    • Address: 155 North Ocoee St., Cleveland, TN 37364-0579
    • Phone: (423-728-8888
    • Land & Deed Records: 1862
  • Bradley County Clerk of Circuit Court
    • Address: 155 North Ocoee Street, Rm. 205, Cleveland, TN 37311-5068
    • Phone: 423-728-7220
    • Chancery Court Minutes: 1838
    • Circuit Court Minutes: 1838
    • County Court Minutes: 1864

Where can find Bradley County Birth, marriage, Divorce and Death Records?

Bradley County vital records can be found at the Tennessee Department of Health (VDH) Office of Vital Records which has copies for copies of birth certificates, marriage licenses and divorce decrees. There is a fee for each copy requested. Please refer to the information to the Statewide Vital Records in Tennessee for current fees and application process.

Marriage license records are available from the county clerk who issued the marriage license. Court divorce orders may be obtained from the clerk of the court that granted the divorce.

You can search online for Bradley County Birth, Marriage, Divorce or Death Records. You can also Order Electronically Online or can download an application for Tennessee Birth Certificate, Marriage Certificate, Divorce Certificate, Death Certificates to mail.

What Bradley County, TN census records are available?

Federal Population Schedules for Bradley County can be found for 18401850186018701880 (free index)1890 (fragment)19001910192019301940.

Bradley Co. Mortality Schedules can be found for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Bradley Co. Industry and Agriculture can be obtained for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Bradley Co. Union Veterans Schedules is available for 1890. The Slave Schedules exist for 1850 & 1860. One can find free online and printable census forms to help you with your research.

What genealogical and historical societies, archives, museums, associations and libraries are available for Bradley County, TN?

A list of Bradley County Historical and Genealogical Societies, Forums, Message Boards, Libraries, Archives.

  • Bradley County Archives and Records Center, P.O. Box 1167, Cleveland , TN 37364; Phone: (423) 728-7201
  • Cleveland History Branch and Archives, 833 North Ocoee Street, Cleveland , TN 37311; Phone: (423) 479-8367
  • Bradley County Genealogical Society, P. O. Box 1384, Cleveland, TN 37364-1384
  • Bradley County Historical Society, 833 North Ocoee St, Cleveland 37311
  • Cleveland State Community College Library, 3535 Adkisson Drive, PO Box 3570, Cleveland, TN 37312 423-478-6209
  •  Pentecostal Research Center, 260 11st Street NE, Cleveland, TN 37311 423-614-8576

Bradley County Genealogy Resources

Where can I connect with other Bradley County, TN Researchers through message boards and forums?

What other genealogical resources are available in Bradley County, TN?

The following are links to Family history and genealogy, Records and Resources relevant to Bradley County. A majority of these genealogy links fall into 3 categories: Business oriented Sites, Personal Sites or Organization Sites. Some have free access some call for a payment. This is merely a collection which has been collected or submitted. I do not endorse or promote one genealogy site over another. Feel free to suggest your own most popular Bradley County genealogy or family history affiliated sites.

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