Bradley County, Tennessee Records
Bradley County, Tennessee (Map It) was created on May 2, 1836 from the Ocoee District. This Bradley County was named in honor of Tennessee state legislator Edward Bradley .Learn More About State of Tennessee History
Bradley County Cities and Towns include Charleston, Cleveland, East Cleveland, Hopewell, South Cleveland, Wildwood Lake and Georgetown .
A Map of Bradley County, Tennessee contains detailed information about roads and boundaries, these maps may include rural communities, churches, and cemeteries.
Bradley County, Tennessee Courthouse Records
Bradley County, TN Courthouse
The Bradley County Courthouse is located in Cleveland, Tennessee. The Clerk's Office DOES NOT DO RESEARCH. Most staff will assist people in finding the materials, but it is up to the individual to do the research.
The following dates indicates what vital, land, probate, and court records are in Bradley county or in the Tennessee State Library & Archives. The date listed for each record is usually the earliest registration filed. The date does not indicate that there are alot records for that year and does not mean that all such events were actually filed with the clerk.
- Bradley County Clerk has Marriage Records from 1864 and Probate Records from 1859.
- Bradley County Register of Deeds has Land & Deed Records from 1862 .
- Bradley County Clerk of Circuit Court has Chancery Court Minutes from 1838, Circuit Court Minutes from 1838 and County Court Minutes 1864.
- Bradley County Property Assessor has Tax Records from 1837-1839, 1865-1876, 1878-1880, 1885-1888, 1890, 1891, 1893-1898 and are located at the Tennessee State Library and Archives. Tax lists can be used to locate families, document historic properties and study community history. Early tax lists generally include all white males over 21 and indicate whether they owned land or slaves.
- Bradley County Health Department issues birth certificates and death certificates (deaths which occurred in that county within the past three years, and a few county health departments keep death records for longer periods of time).
Bradley County, Tennessee Census Records
- Learn More: State of Tennessee Census Records
- U.S. Federal Population Schedules: 1840, 1850, 1860, 1870, 1880 (free index), 1890 (fragmented), 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930, 1940
- U.S. Federal Census Slave Schedules: 1850 and 1860
- U.S. Federal Census Mortality Schedules: 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880
- Selected U.S. Federal Census Agriculture Schedules: 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880
- Selected U.S. Federal Census Industry Schedules: 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880
- Union Veterans Schedules: 1890
Bradley County, Tennessee Vital Records
- Learn More: State of Tennessee Vital Records
- Birth Records: from January 1914 to present, also for Nashville since June 1881, for Knoxville since July 1881, and for Chattanooga since January 1882
- Marriage, Divorce and Death Records: from the past 50 years to present.
- Locations: Tennessee Office of Vital Records, Tennessee State Library and Archives
- Vital Records Online: USAVital or Social Security Death Index
- Vital Records by Mail: Birth Certificate, Marriage Certificate, Divorce Certificate, Death Certificate Applications.
- In Person: Tennessee Office of Vital Records, 1st Floor, Central Services Building, 421 Fifth Avenue, North, Nashville, TN 37243; PH: 615-741-1763
Bradley County, Tennessee Resources
- State of Tennessee Archives and Societies
- Bradley County Archives and Records Center
- Cleveland History Branch and Archives, 833 North Ocoee Street, Cleveland , TN 37311; Phone: (423) 479-8367
- Bradley County Genealogical Society
- Bradley County Historical Society
- 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
- RAOGK Volunteers for Tennessee
- Bradley County, Tennessee Message Boards
- Genealogical "Fact Sheets" About Bradley County
Bradley County, Tennessee External Links
- Historical Newspapers from Tennessee (1795 - 1929 )
- Tennessee Newspaper List by County and City
- Bradley County, Tennessee Books - Amazon
- Tennessee Real Estate Assessment Data Property Search
- Bradley County Records on Microfilm - Order County Microfilm Inventories and Reels
- Early Bradley County Records Available on Interlibrary Loan
- Bradley Co., Tennessee - FindaGrave
- Bradley County History and Culture
- Bradley County, Tennessee Links - Cyndi's List
- Bradley Co. TNGenweb
- Bradley County, Tennessee Ancestry Database Collections
- Bradley Co. D.O.T. County Highway Map
- Bradley County, Tennessee Military Records