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Encyclopedia > Cleveland, Tennessee
Cleveland, Tennessee
Bradley County Courthouse in Cleveland
Bradley County Courthouse in Cleveland
Location of Cleveland, Tennessee
Location of Cleveland, Tennessee
Coordinates: 35°10′17″N 84°52′16″W / 35.17139, -84.87111
Country United States
State Tennessee
County Bradley
Area
 - Total 24.9 sq mi (64.6 km²)
 - Land 24.9 sq mi (64.6 km²)
 - Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km²)
Elevation 869 ft (265 m)
Population (2000)
 - Total 37,192
 - Density 1,490.9/sq mi (575.6/km²)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 - Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP codes 37300-37399
Area code(s) 423
FIPS code 47-15400[1]
GNIS feature ID 1280705[2]

Cleveland is a city in Bradley County, Tennessee, United States. The population was 37,192 at the 2000 census. It is the county seat of Bradley County[3]. It is the principal city of and is included in the Cleveland, Tennessee Metropolitan Statistical Area, which is included in the Chattanooga, Tennessee-Cleveland, Tennessee Combined Statistical Area. Image File history File links Adapted from Wikipedias TN county maps by Seth Ilys. ... This list of countries, arranged alphabetically, gives an overview of countries of the world. ... 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      The political units and divisions of the United States include: The 50 states... This article is about the U.S. state of Tennessee. ... List of Tennessee counties: Anderson County Bedford County Benton County Bledsoe County Blount County Bradley County Campbell County Cannon County Carroll County Carter County Cheatham County Chester County Clairborne County Clay County Cocke County Coffee County Crockett County Cumberland County Davidson County Decatur County DeKalb County Dickson County Dyer County... Bradley County is a county located in the U.S. state of Tennessee. ... 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 (US spelling: Square kilometer), symbol km², is an SI unit of surface area. ... Elevation histogram of the surface of the Earth – approximately 71% of the Earths surface is covered with water. ... A foot (plural: feet or foot;[1] symbol or abbreviation: ft or, sometimes, ′ – a prime) is a unit of length, in a number of different systems, including English units, Imperial units, and United States customary units. ... This article is about the unit of length. ... 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. ... -12 | -11 | -10 | -9:30 | -9 | -8 | -7 | -6 | -5 | -4 | -3:30 | -3 | -2:30 | -2 | -1 | -0:25 | UTC (0) | +0:20 | +0:30 | +1 | +2 | +3 | +3:30 | +4 | +4:30 | +4:51 | +5 | +5:30 | +5:40 | +5:45 | +6 | +6:30 | +7 | +7:20 | +7... Although DST is common in Europe and North America, most of the worlds people do not use it. ... −12 | −11 | −10 | −9:30 | −9 | −8 | −7 | −6 | −5 | −4 | −3:30 | −3 | −2:30 | −2 | −1 | −0:25 | UTC (0) | +0:20 | +0:30 | +1 | +2 | +3 | +3:30 | +4 | +4:30 | +4:51 | +5 | +5:30 | +5:40 | +5:45 | +6 | +6:30 | +7 | +7:20 | +7... Mr. ... A telephone numbering plan is a plan for allocating telephone number ranges to countries, regions, areas and exchanges and to non-fixed telephone networks such as mobile phone networks. ... Area Code 423 is an area code in Tennessee that covers the cities of two separate and disconnected portions of East Tennessee. ... Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS) are publicly announced standards developed by the U.S. Federal government for use by all (non-military) government agencies and by government contractors. ... GNIS (The Geographic Names Information System) contains name and locative information about almost two million physical and cultural features located throughout the United States of America and its Territories. ... Bradley County is a county located in the U.S. state of Tennessee. ... This article is about the U.S. state of Tennessee. ... A county seat is a term for an administrative center for a county, primarily used in the United States. ... Bradley County is a county located in the U.S. state of Tennessee. ... Map of Tennessee highlighting the Cleveland metropolitan area. ... Chattanooga redirects here. ... The United States Office of Management and Budget (OMB) defines micropolitan and metropolitan statistical areas. ...

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Geography

Cleveland is located at 35°10′17″N, 84°52′16″W (35.171483, -84.871067)[4]. The city is situated among a series of low hills roughly 15 miles west of the Appalachian Mountains and 15 miles east of the Chickamauga Lake impoundment of the Tennessee River. The Hiwassee River, which flows down out of the mountains and forms the northern boundary of Bradley County, empties into the Tennessee a few miles northwest of Cleveland. The Appalachian Mountains are a vast system of mountains in eastern North America. ... Chickamauga Lake is the reservoir created by Chickamauga Dam as part of the Tennessee Valley Authority. ... A riverboat passing under the Henley Street Bridge on the Tennessee River. ... The Hiwassee River has its headwaters in North Georgia (as the Hiawassee River) and flows northward into North Carolina (there assuming its more common moniker Hiwassee) before turning westward into Tennessee, flowing into the Tennessee River a few miles west of TN SR58 near Dayton, TN. As the river passes...


Cleveland is centered around U.S. Route 11's intersection with several state and federal highways. U.S. Route 64 connects Cleveland with Murphy, North Carolina to the east and the Chattanooga area to the southwest. TN State Route 60 connects Cleveland with Dayton to the northwest and Georgia to the southeast, where the road becomes GA State Route 71. Interstate 75 passes through the western half of Cleveland, connecting the area with Knoxville and Chattanooga. U.S. Route 11 is a north-south United States highway extending 1,645 miles[1] (2,647 km) across the eastern United States. ... U.S. Highway 64 is an east-west United States highway that runs for 2,326 miles (3,743 km) from eastern North Carolina to just southwest of the Four Corners in northeast Arizona. ... Murphy is a town located in Cherokee County, North Carolina. ... Chattanooga redirects here. ... Dayton is a city in Rhea County, Tennessee, United States. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ...


According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 25.0 square miles (64.6 km²), all land. 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 mile is an English unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (≈1,609 m) in length. ... A square metre (US spelling: square meter) is by definition the area enclosed by a square with sides each 1 metre long. ...


Demographics

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 37,192 people, 15,037 households, and 9,518 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,490.9 people per square mile (575.5/km²). There were 16,431 housing units at an average density of 658.7/sq mi (254.3/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 89.00% White, 7.01% African American, 0.23% Native American, 0.97% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 1.29% from other races, and 1.46% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.87% of the population. Image:1870 census Lindauer Weber 01. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ...


There were 15,037 households out of which 28.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 46.6% were married couples living together, 13.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 36.7% were non-families. 30.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.33 and the average family size was 2.90. Matrimony redirects here. ...


In the city the population was spread out with 21.9% under the age of 18, 15.4% from 18 to 24, 27.6% from 25 to 44, 21.2% from 45 to 64, and 13.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 34 years. For every 100 females there were 89.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 85.0 males.


The median income for a household in the city was $30,098, and the median income for a family was $40,150. Males had a median income of $30,763 versus $21,480 for females. The per capita income for the city was $18,316. About 11.3% of families and 16.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 19.5% of those under age 18 and 14.3% of those age 65 or over. Per capita income means how much each individual receives, in monetary terms, of the yearly income generated in their country. ... 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. ...


Economy

Ocoee Street
Ocoee Street

According to the Cleveland Chamber of Commerce,[1] Cleveland is home to several industries, including household cooking equipment, foodstuff, textiles, furniture, storage batteries, pharmaceuticals, industrial cleaning products, photographic processing, industrial and domestic chemicals, and automotive parts. The city is also home to Cleveland State Community College, a unit of the Tennessee Board of Regents, as well as Lee University, a private, four-year university. Cleveland State Community College is a publicly-supported community college opeated by the Tennessee Board of Regents and located in Cleveland, Tennessee. ... The Tennessee Board of Regents as currently constituted is authorized by an act of the Tennessee General Assembly passed in 1972. ... Lee University is a private, coeducational university located in Cleveland, Tennessee. ...


Cleveland is the corporate headquarters of Life Care Centers of America, the largest privately-held nursing facility company in the U.S., and Check Into Cash, Inc, the largest privately-held payday advance company in the United States.


Religion

Broad Street United Methodist Church
Broad Street United Methodist Church

Numerous Christian denominations are represented in the city, including several for which Cleveland serves as the international headquarters. Denominations based in Cleveland include: Topics in Christianity Movements · Denominations · Other religions Ecumenism · Preaching · Prayer Music · Liturgy · Calendar Symbols · Art · Criticism Important figures Apostle Paul · Church Fathers Constantine · Athanasius · Augustine Anselm · Aquinas · Palamas · Luther Calvin · Wesley Arius · Marcion of Sinope Archbishop of Canterbury · Catholic Pope Coptic Pope · Ecumenical Patriarch Christianity Portal This box:      A denomination...

Several churches in Downtown Cleveland are of notable architecture, including the Romanesque-style Broad Street United Methodist Church, the First Presbyterian Church on Ocoee Street, and St. Luke's Episcopal Church, which was built in the Gothic style by architect Peter Williamson. All three are listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The Church of God (Cleveland) is a Protestant Christian denomination whose headquarters are in Cleveland, Tennessee. ... Lee University is a private, coeducational university located in Cleveland, Tennessee. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... The Church of God is a body of Christians with roots in the holiness movement among Baptists in the late 19th century. ... The Church of God for All Nations is a theocratic Pentecostal holiness body of Christians. ... The Church of God of All Nations is a holiness Pentecostal body that descends from the Christian Union movement of Richard Spurling, A. J. Tomlinson and others. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... For other uses, see Church of Jesus Christ. ... This article is about building architecture. ... South transept of Tournai Cathedral, Belgium, 12th century. ... Gothic architecture characterizes any of the styles of European architecture, particularly associated with cathedrals and other churches, in use throughout Europe during the high and late medieval period, from the 12th century onwards. ... A typical plaque showing entry on the National Register of Historic Places. ...


History

The bell of the former Bradley County Courthouse bell tower
The bell of the former Bradley County Courthouse bell tower

Cleveland was established in 1837 as a county seat for Bradley County, which had been created the previous year. The town was named after Colonel Benjamin Cleveland, a commander at the Battle of Kings Mountain during the American Revolution.[5] Benjamin Cleveland (1738-1806) was an American pioneer and soldier in North Carolina. ... Combatants Patriot militia Loyalist militia Commanders William Campbell, John Sevier, Frederick Hambright, Joseph McDowell, Benjamin Cleveland, James Williams†, Isaac Shelby Patrick Ferguson† Strength 900 (+500 nearby) 1,100 (+200 nearby) Casualties 28 killed (including James Williams), 62 wounded 157 killed, 163 wounded, 698 captured (nine of the captured were later... This article is about military actions only. ...


In 1819, the Cherokee Agency— the official liaison between the U.S. government and the Cherokee Nation— was moved to the Hiwassee area, a few miles north of what is now Cleveland. The Cherokee Agent at the time, Colonel Return J. Meigs, owned a large tract of land between the Cleveland area and the town of Charleston. Charleston and Blythe's Ferry (about 15 miles west of Cleveland) would both figure prominently in the Cherokee Removal in the late 1830s.[6] This page contains special characters. ... Return Jonathan Meigs (December 17, 1734 – January 28, 1823) was a colonel who served in the Continental Army during the American Revolutionary War. ... Charleston is a city in Bradley County, Tennessee, United States. ...


Notable people from Cleveland, TN

Stan Beaver had a hit with I Got a Rocket in my Pocket in 1963 Stans Rockabilly Hall of Fame page Stan Beavers myspace page ... Rockabilly is one of the earliest styles of rock and roll music, and emerged in the early-1950s. ... The Great Raid is a 2005 war film which tells the story of the January 1945 liberation of the Cabanatuan Prison Camp during World War II. It is directed by John Dahl and stars Benjamin Bratt, Joseph Fiennes, James Franco and Connie Nielsen with Filipino actor Cesar Montano. ... Doyle Dykes is an American country acoustic guitarist. ... Phil Driscoll is a Contemporary Christian Music jazz artist who plays trumpet. ... David R. Holsinger (born December 26, 1945) is an American composer and conductor writing primarily for concert band. ... A concert band, also called wind band, symphonic band, symphonic winds, wind orchestra, wind symphony, or wind ensemble, is a performing ensemble consisting of several members of the woodwind instrument family, brass instrument family and percussion instrument family. ... Paul B. Huff (June 23, 1918 – September 21, 1994) was a United States Army soldier and a recipient of the United States militarys highest decoration—the Medal of Honor—for his actions in World War II. Huff joined the Army from his birth city of Cleveland, Tennessee, and by... Combatants Allied powers: China France Great Britain Soviet Union United States and others Axis powers: Germany Italy Japan and others Commanders Chiang Kai-shek Charles de Gaulle Winston Churchill Joseph Stalin Franklin Roosevelt Adolf Hitler Benito Mussolini Hideki Tōjō Casualties Military dead: 17,000,000 Civilian dead: 33,000... For other uses, see Medal of Honor (disambiguation). ... Joel Philip Stacey (born January 21, 1978) is an American singer and a top 6 finalist on season 6 of American Idol. ... For the current American Idol season, see American Idol (season 7). ... Robert Douglas Johnson (born September 18, 1946 in Cleveland, Tennessee) is a former American football center who played twelve seasons with the Cincinnati Bengals first in the American Football League, and then in the National Football League. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... There are very few or no other articles that link to this one. ...

References

  1. ^ a b American FactFinder. United States Census Bureau. Retrieved on 2008-01-31.
  2. ^ US Board on Geographic Names. United States Geological Survey (2007-10-25). Retrieved on 2008-01-31.
  3. ^ Find a County. National Association of Counties. Retrieved on 2008-01-31.
  4. ^ US Gazetteer files: 2000 and 1990. United States Census Bureau (2005-05-03). Retrieved on 2008-01-31.
  5. ^ "Goodspeed's History of Bradley County, Tennessee," originally published in 1887. Transcribed for web content and maintained by TNGenWeb - Bradley County. Retrieved: 30 December 2007.
  6. ^ "Goodspeed's History of Bradley County, Tennessee" (1887).
  7. ^ "RAB Hall of Fame - Stan Beaver." Retrieved: 23 April 2008.
  8. ^ "Athens Area Council for the Arts." Retrieved: 23 April 2008.
  9. ^ "Christian Concert Authority - Phil Driscoll Interview." Retrieved: 23 April 2008.
  10. ^ "American Bandmasters - David Holsinger." Retrieved: 23 April 2008.
  11. ^ "Paul Huff: Native Hero." Retrieved: 23 April 2008.
  12. ^ "Lee University - Phil Stacey & American Idol." Retrieved: 23 April 2008.
  13. ^ "Bob Johnson - Tennessee's Hall of Fame." Retrieved: 23 April 2008.
  14. ^ "WBCA 2001 High School All-Americans." Retrieved: 23 April 2008.
  15. ^ Difebbo, Arleah. "Matheny featured in ABC Family reality series" (News Paper), Lifestyles, Cleveland, Tn. USA: Cleveland Daily Banner, 2008-03-09, p. 29. (English) 

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