Bedford County, Tennessee
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Bedford County

The county was created in 1807 when the citizens of Rutherford County living south of the Duck River and the Stones River successfully petitioned the governor to split Rutherford County in two. The new county was named after American Revolutionary War officer and large landowner in the area, Thomas Bedford.

The county seat is Shelbyville

Cities, Towns and Other Populated Places

City:  Shelbyville
Towns: Bell Buckle ~ Normandy ~ Wartrace
Census-designated place:  Unionville

Unincorporated Communities
Branchville ~ Center Grove ~ Cortner's Station ~ Fairfield ~ Fall Creek ~ Flat Creek ~ Haley's Station ~
Hawthorne ~ Mount Harmond ~ Palmetto ~ Pleasant Grove ~ Poplin's Crossroads ~ Richmond ~ Roseville ~ Rover

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Bedford County Data

Death Records

Website Updates:
July 2018:  obit for JENKINS
May 2018:  Completely mobile friendly!   Obits for MOSLEY, TARPLEY, MCADAMS



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Surrounding Counties
Rutherford County (north)
Coffee County (east)
Moore County (southeast)
Lincoln County (south)
Marshall County (west)

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