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Encyclopedia > Bradley County, Tennessee
Bradley County, Tennessee
Map
Map of Tennessee highlighting Bradley County
Location in the state of Tennessee
Map of the USA highlighting Tennessee
Tennessee's location in the USA
Statistics
Founded May 2, 1836
Seat Cleveland
Largest City Cleveland
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

332 sq mi (859 km²)
329 sq mi (851 km²)
3 sq mi (7 km²), .84%
Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

87,965
112/sq mi (43/km²)
Time zone Eastern: UTC-5/-4
Website: www.bradleyco.net

Bradley County is a county located in the U.S. state of Tennessee. As of 2000, the population was 87,965. The 2005 Census Estimate placed the population at 92,092 [1]. Its county seat is Cleveland6. Image File history File links Map_of_Tennessee_highlighting_Bradley_County. ... Official language(s) English Capital Nashville Largest city Memphis Largest metro area Nashville Metropolitan Area Area  Ranked 36th  - Total 42,169 sq mi (109,247 km²)  - Width 120 miles (195 km)  - Length 440 miles (710 km)  - % water 2. ... Image File history File links Map_of_USA_TN.svg‎ File links The following pages on the English Wikipedia link to this file (pages on other projects are not listed): Tennessee ... May 2 is the 122nd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (123rd in leap years). ... Year 1836 (MDCCCXXXVI) was a leap year starting on Friday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian Calendar (or a leap year starting on Wednesday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar). ... A county seat is a term for an administrative center for a county, primarily used in the United States. ... Cleveland is a city in Bradley County, Tennessee, United States. ... This article is about the physical quantity. ... A square mile is an English unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (≈1,609 m) in length. ... Square kilometre (U.S. spelling: square kilometer), symbol km², is a decimal multiple of SI unit of surface area square metre, one of the SI derived units. ... 2000 US Census logo The Twenty-Second United States Census, known as Census 2000 and conducted by the Census Bureau, determined the resident population of the United States on April 1, 2000, to be 281,421,906, an increase of 13. ... Population density per square kilometre by country, 2006 Population density map of the world in 1994. ... Timezone and TimeZone redirect here. ... Metronome, a public art installation showing the time in New York City The Eastern Time Zone (ET) of the Western Hemisphere falls mostly along the east coast of Northern America and the west coast of South America. ... “UTC” redirects here. ... Although DST is common in Europe and North America, most of the worlds people do not use it. ... A county is generally a sub-unit of regional self-government within a sovereign jurisdiction. ... Federal courts Supreme Court Circuit Courts of Appeal District Courts Elections Presidential elections Midterm elections Political Parties Democratic Republican Third parties State & Local government Governors Legislatures (List) State Courts Local Government Other countries Atlas  US Government Portal      A U.S. state is any one of the fifty subnational entities of... Official language(s) English Capital Nashville Largest city Memphis Largest metro area Nashville Metropolitan Area Area  Ranked 36th  - Total 42,169 sq mi (109,247 km²)  - Width 120 miles (195 km)  - Length 440 miles (710 km)  - % water 2. ... A county seat is a term for an administrative center for a county, primarily used in the United States. ... Cleveland is a city in Bradley County, Tennessee, United States. ... The following is a list of sources used in the creation of encyclopedia articles on various geographic topics and locations, such as cities, counties, states, and countries. ...


It is included in the Cleveland, Tennessee Metropolitan Statistical Area. Map of Tennessee highlighting the Cleveland metropolitan area. ...


Bradley County is home to Red Clay State Park, the site of the last Cherokee council before The Trail of Tears began. Culturally, Bradley County is home to three high schools, two hospitals, two community theatres, one college, one university, one winery, one country club, several churches, the annual Nillie Bipper Arts and Crafts Festival, and the annual Halloween downtown block party. Red Clay State Historic Park is located in southern Bradley County, Tennessee. ...

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Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 859 km² (332 sq mi). 851 km² (329 sq mi) of it is land and 7 km² (3 sq mi) of it (0.84%) is water. The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census as defined in Title ) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... A square metre (US spelling: square meter) is by definition the area enclosed by a square with sides each 1 metre long. ... A square mile is an English unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (≈1,609 m) in length. ...


Government

Bradley County has a 14 member county commission, with 2 commissioners from each of 7 districts. The county executive (or "County Mayor"), separately elected, is Republican D. Gary Davis.


Bradley County is considered one of the most heavily Republican counties in traditionally-Republican leaning East Tennessee. Virtually all local and state office holders in and from Bradley County are Republican.


Adjacent Counties

Meigs County is a county located in the U.S. state of Tennessee. ... McMinn County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. ... Polk County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. ... Murray County is a county located in the state of Georgia. ... Whitfield County is a county located in the state of Georgia. ... Hamilton County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. ...

Demographics

Age pyramid Bradley County
Age pyramid Bradley County[1]

As of the census² of 2000, there were 87,965 people, 34,281 households, and 24,648 families residing in the county. The population density was 103/km² (268/sq mi). There were 36,820 housing units at an average density of 43/km² (112/sq mi). The racial makeup of the county was 92.98% White, 3.99% Black or African American, 0.28% Native American, 0.57% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 0.89% from other races, and 1.27% from two or more races. 2.07% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. Image File history File links USA_Bradley_County,_Tennessee. ... Image File history File links USA_Bradley_County,_Tennessee. ... Image:1870 census Lindauer Weber 01. ... The following is a list of sources used in the creation of encyclopedia articles on various geographic topics and locations, such as cities, counties, states, and countries. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ...


There were 34,281 households out of which 32.00% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 57.30% were married couples living together, 10.90% had a female householder with no husband present, and 28.10% were non-families. 23.40% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.20% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.50 and the average family size was 2.94. Marriage is an interpersonal relationship with governmental, social, or religious recognition, usually intimate and sexual, and often created as a contract, or through civil process. ...


In the county, the population was spread out with 23.70% under the age of 18, 11.30% from 18 to 24, 29.80% from 25 to 44, 23.50% from 45 to 64, and 11.70% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 95.10 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 91.20 males.


The median income for a household in the county was $35,034, and the median income for a family was $41,779. Males had a median income of $30,654 versus $21,407 for females. The per capita income for the county was $18,108. About 9.00% of families and 12.20% of the population were below the poverty line, including 15.40% of those under age 18 and 11.60% of those age 65 or over. The per capita income for a group of people may be defined as their total personal income, divided by the total population. ... Map of countries showing percentage of population who have an income below the national poverty line The poverty line is the level of income below which one cannot afford to purchase all the resources one requires to live. ...


Cities and towns

Charleston is a city in Bradley County, Tennessee, United States. ... Cleveland is a city in Bradley County, Tennessee, United States. ... East Cleveland is a census-designated place located in Bradley County, Tennessee. ... Hopewell is a census-designated place located in Bradley County, Tennessee. ... South Cleveland is a census-designated place located in Bradley County, Tennessee. ... Wildwood Lake is a census-designated place located in Bradley County, Tennessee. ... Georgetown is a town in Tennessee. ...

References

  1. ^ Based on 2000 census data

Year 2000 (MM) was a leap year starting on Saturday (link will display full 2000 Gregorian calendar). ... Image:1870 census Lindauer Weber 01. ...

See also

Chatata is the original Cherokee Indian name of a populated area located in Bradley County, Tennessee. ...

External links

Coordinates: 35°09′N 84°52′W / 35.15, -84.86 Map of Earth showing lines of latitude (horizontally) and longitude (vertically), Eckert VI projection; large version (pdf, 1. ...


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Bradley County is a county located in the U.S. state of Tennessee.
In the county, the population was spread out with 23.70% under the age of 18, 11.30% from 18 to 24, 29.80% from 25 to 44, 23.50% from 45 to 64, and 11.70% who were 65 years of age or older.
The median income for a household in the county was $35,034, and the median income for a family was $41,779.
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