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Welcome to Cleveland ...

The city of Cleveland is located in Bradley County and is the County Seat for Bradley County.

The location of Cleveland has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

When the people of Cleveland refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Clevelander<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Cleveland has a population of 44,974 people<3> (see below for details).

Cleveland is 810 feet [247 m] above sea level.<4>.

Time Zone: Cleveland lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Note: If you travel west from Cleveland (for example, toward Cartwright), you will leave Eastern Time and cross into the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT).

Cleveland is located in the (423) area code.

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Cleveland had a population of 41,285 people (or 41.72% of the total population of Bradley County). This makes Cleveland the county's most populous community.

The population of Cleveland represents 0.65% of the population of Tennessee (which has 6,346,105 people), making it the state's 14th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 41,285 people, the population of Cleveland increased 11.01% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 37,192 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Cleveland had an population of 44,974 people. This is an increase of 8.94% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 20.92% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Cleveland.

Communities Also Named Cleveland ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 46 communities that are also named Cleveland - they are located in Alabama (3), Arkansas, California, Florida, Georgia, Idaho (2), Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas (4), Kentucky, Maine, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi (2), Missouri, Montana, Nebraska (2), Nevada, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Nova Scotia, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Quebec, South Carolina (2), Texas (3), Utah, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia and Wisconsin.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Cleveland.

Websites for Cleveland ...

Official Website:

Chamber of Commerce:

Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Cleveland. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Cleveland. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Cleveland. Our list includes 23 papers.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Cleveland:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Cleveland ...

Looking for more information about Cleveland? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Cleveland, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Cleveland.

Communities near Cleveland ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Soddy-Daisy   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the West (W) of Cleveland

Located in Hamilton County

Soddy Lake Heights   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Cleveland

Located in Hamilton County

Middle Valley Estates   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the West (W) of Cleveland

Located in Hamilton County

Collegedale   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Cleveland

Located in Hamilton County

Harrison Ferry   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West (W) of Cleveland

Located in Hamilton County

Wildwood Lake   [Map]

Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of Cleveland

Sale Creek   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Cleveland

Located in Hamilton County

Apison   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Cleveland

Located in Hamilton County

Lakewood   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Cleveland

Located in Hamilton County

Lakesite   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West (W) of Cleveland

Located in Hamilton County

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Cleveland.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Tennessee

About Bradley County

About Tennessee

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Cleveland:

The official website for Bradley County:

The official website for State of Tennessee:

Footnotes ...

<1>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.

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<2>A demonym is the name for a resident of a community which is usually derived from (or is related to) the name of that community. In other words, it's how the residents of Cleveland refer to themselves. It's important to note that there aren't any rules for taking a city's name and turning it into a demonym. A demonym is informal and while the majority of Cleveland may use one name, keep in mind that others may use something different.

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<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Cleveland.

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<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Cleveland - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Cleveland) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Cleveland. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Cleveland

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Cleveland. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.1818, Longitude: -84.8700     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Cleveland have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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