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Overview

Introduction to Cleveland, Tennessee

Cleveland, Tennessee, in Bradley county, is 25 miles E of Chattanooga, Tennessee and 101 miles N of Atlanta, Georgia.

Cleveland History

Cleveland is the county seat of Bradley County. It was established in 1837. There is some disagreement regarding the naming of the city. It is said that the city was named in honor of Colonel Benjamin Cleveland, who was a commander during the American Revolution at the Battle of Kings Mountain. However, it is also said that the city was named after John Cleveland, an early settler.

Cleveland and nearby Attractions

  • Cherokee National Forest
  • Harrison Bay State Park
  • Primitive Settlement
  • Lake Winnepesaukah Amusement Park
  • Red Clay State Historic Park
  • Hiwassee River State Park

Things To Do In Cleveland

The Cherokee National Forest, the Hiwassee River State Park and the Lake Winnepesaukah Amusement Park are popular local recreational spots. The Village Mall Shopping Center and the Cleveland Mall Shopping Center offer facilities to local shoppers. Stuart Park Baptist Church, Clingan Ridge Church and Ridgeview Baptist Church are the local houses of worship. Local annual festivals include the Apple Festival, which is held every October; the Foothills County Fair, which is held every May, and the Cherokee Days of Recognition, which is organized every August.

Cleveland Transportation

Chattanooga Metropolitan Airport is nearby.

Cleveland Higher Education

Local institutions of higher educational include Cleveland State Community College and Lee University. Other nearby institutions include Roane State Community College and Kennesaw State University.

Demographics

People

Total Population43,276
Male Share of the Population47.8%
Female Share of the Population52.2%
Senior Citizens14.8%
Employed Population 16+17,881
Age of the Population34

Families

% of people married41.6%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher24.1%
Median Earnings25+$28,704
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$20,545
Median Earnings With High School Degree$22,824

Wealth

Median Family Income$46,424
% Above Poverty Level76.6%
% Below Poverty Level23.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time19 minutes
% Working from Home3.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work4.6%
% Using Public Transportation0.2%

Housing

People Living Alone33%
Median Gross Rent$707
Median House Value$154,900

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)30.9%
Irish12.4%
German10.5%
English7.3%
Italian2.6%
Dutch1.9%
French Except Basque1.7%
Scottish1.4%
Polish1%
Russian0.9%
Welsh0.6%
West Indian0.4%
Swedish0.4%
Danishn0.3%
Brazilian0.3%
Norwegian0.3%
Ukrainian0.2%
African0.2%
Guyanese0.2%
Arab0.2%
Egyptian0.2%
Czech0.2%
Portuguese0.1%
Bahamian0.1%
Jamaican0.1%
Hungarian0.1%
Austrian0.1%
Finnish0.1%
Lithuanian0.1%
Greek0.1%
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Cleveland Almanac

CategoryValue
County Bradley County
Standard Zip Codes37311, 37312, 37323
P.O. Box Zip Codes37320, 37364
Phone Area Codes423
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude35.17
Approximate Longitude-84.86

Cleveland Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

StationCLEVELAND FILTER PLANT
Distance5.9 miles
Jan Temp28 to 48 F
Apr Temp44 to 71 F
Jul Temp66 to 89 F
Oct Temp46 to 72 F
Annual Precip55.4 inches
StationDAYTON 2 SE
Distance22.4 miles
Jan Temp27 to 46 F
Apr Temp44 to 70 F
Jul Temp66 to 88 F
Oct Temp46 to 70 F
Annual Precip58.2 inches
StationATHENS
Distance25.2 miles
Jan Temp26 to 47 F
Apr Temp43 to 70 F
Jul Temp66 to 88 F
Oct Temp45 to 71 F
Annual Precip58.3 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Benton1,821$39,052
Calhoun618$44,821
Charleston888$52,250
Collegedale10,438$75,600
Etowah3,493$47,404
Soddy-Daisy13,162$54,657

Cleveland Public Libraries

Cleveland Bradley County Public Library
795 CHURCH STREET NE
Cleveland, Tennessee
(423) 472-2163

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Cleveland Hospitals

Skyridge Medical Center-main
2305 Chambliss Ave Nw
(423) 559-6000
Skyridge Medical Center
(Proprietary)
2800 Westside Drive
(423) 339-4132

Cleveland Public Schools

Arnold Memorial Elementary School
473 8th N W St
ZIP: 37311
(423) 472-2241
Primary
Total Enrollment 411
Black Fox Elementary
3119 S W Varnell Rd
ZIP: 37311
(423) 478-8800
Primary
Total Enrollment 513
Blythe- Bower Elementary
604 20th S E St
ZIP: 37311
(423) 479-5121
Primary
Total Enrollment 660
Bradley Central High School
1000 South Lee Highway
ZIP: 37311
(423) 476-0650
High
Total Enrollment 1767
Bradley County Virtual School
1450 Strawberry La
ZIP: 37311
(423) 473-8473
Other
Total Enrollment 85
George R Stuart
802 20th Nw St
ZIP: 37311
(423) 476-8246
Primary
Total Enrollment 475
Mayfield Elementary
501 20th Street, Ne
ZIP: 37311
(423) 472-4541
Primary
Total Enrollment 576
N. Cleveland Goal Academy
209 Sunset Dr
ZIP: 37311
(423) 476-0699
Other
Total Enrollment 5
Ocoee Middle School
2250 N Ocoee St
ZIP: 37311
(423) 476-0630
Middle
Total Enrollment 1227
Reach Adult High School
1450 Strawberry La
ZIP: 37311
(423) 473-8473
High
Cleveland High School
850 Raider Dr
ZIP: 37312
(423) 478-1113
High
Total Enrollment 1447
Cleveland Middle School
3635 Georgetown Road, N. W.
ZIP: 37312
(423) 479-9641
Middle
Total Enrollment 1277
Ernest L Ross
4340 Mouse Creek Rd
ZIP: 37312
(423) 479-7274
Primary
Total Enrollment 349
Hopewell Elementary
5350 Freewill Nw Rd
ZIP: 37312
(423) 478-8802
Primary
Total Enrollment 461
Michigan Avenue
188 Michigan Ave. N E
ZIP: 37312
(423) 478-8807
Primary
Total Enrollment 437
North Lee Elementary
205 Sequoia Dr
ZIP: 37312
(423) 478-8809
Primary
Total Enrollment 489
Prospect Elementary
2450 N W Prospect School Rd
ZIP: 37312
(423) 478-8814
Primary
Total Enrollment 385
Walker Valley High School
750 Lauderdale Memorial Hwy. N
ZIP: 37312
(423) 336-1383
High
Total Enrollment 1539
Donald P Yates Prim
750 Mouse Creek Nw Rd
ZIP: 37323
(423) 479-1723
Primary
Total Enrollment 379
Lake Forest Middle School
610 Kile Lake S E Rd
ZIP: 37323
(423) 478-8821
Middle
Total Enrollment 1037
Oak Grove Elementary
400 S E Durkee Rd
ZIP: 37323
(423) 478-8812
Primary
Total Enrollment 480
Parkview Elementary School
300 Minnis Rd
ZIP: 37323
(423) 476-0620
Primary
Total Enrollment 502
Taylor Elementary
5265 Bates Pk
ZIP: 37323
(423) 478-8817
Primary
Total Enrollment 233
Valley View Elementary
5607 S E Spring Place Rd
ZIP: 37323
(423) 478-8825
Primary
Total Enrollment 278
Waterville Community Elementary
4081 Dalton Pike S. E.
ZIP: 37323
(423) 478-8827
Primary
Total Enrollment 618

Cleveland Private Schools

Cleveland Christian School
695 S Ocoee St
ZIP: 37311
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 109
Landmark Christian Day School
1802 Lois St Se
ZIP: 37311
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 9
Bowman Hills School
300 Westview Dr Ne
ZIP: 37312
Elementary
Total Enrollment 70
First Baptist Weekday Ministry
4100 Stephens Rd Ne
ZIP: 37312
Elementary
Total Enrollment 6
Montessori Kinder
500 Tasso Ln Ne
ZIP: 37312
Elementary
Total Enrollment 19
Tennessee Christian Preparatory School
4995 N Lee Hwy
ZIP: 37312
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 171
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