Record Fetcher

What's In Bledsoe, TN?

Bledsoe County is a county located in the U.S. state of Tennessee. As of the 2010 census, the population was 12,876. Its county seat is Pikeville.

Bledsoe County was formed in 1807 from land that was formerly Indian Land as well as land carved from Roane County. The county was named for Anthony Bledsoe (1739–1788), a soldier in the Revolutionary War and was an early settler of Sumner County. He was killed in an Indian attack at Bledsoe's Station.

Like many East Tennessee counties, Bledsoe County opposed secession on the eve of the Civil War. In Tennessee's Ordinance of Secession on June 8, 1861, the county's residents voted against secession by a margin of 500 to 197. General James G. Spears, a resident of Bledsoe, served as a vice president at the pro-Union East Tennessee Convention in May and June 1861, and fought for the Union Army in the war.

Crime Rate In Bledsoe County

Bledsoe County, Tennessee, violent crime, on a scale from 1 (low crime) to 100, is 45. Violent crime is composed of four offenses: murder and nonnegligent manslaughter, forcible rape, robbery, and aggravated assault. The US average is 31.1.

Bledsoe County, Tennessee, property crime, on a scale from 1 (low) to 100, is 43. Property crime includes the offenses of burglary, larceny-theft, motor vehicle theft, and arson. The object of the theft-type offenses is the taking of money or property, but there is no force or threat of force against the victims. The US average is 38.1.

Source: https://www.bestplaces.net/ and https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Main_Page
Contact Us Today!