Chester County Courthouse (Tennessee)

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Chester County Courthouse
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Chester County Courthouse in 2003
Chester County Courthouse (Tennessee) is located in Tennessee
Chester County Courthouse (Tennessee)
Location 133 East Main Street, Court Sq., Henderson, Tennessee
Coordinates 35°26′24″N 88°38′27″W / 35.44000°N 88.64083°W / 35.44000; -88.64083Coordinates: 35°26′24″N 88°38′27″W / 35.44000°N 88.64083°W / 35.44000; -88.64083
Area 1.6 acres (0.65 ha)
Built 1913
Architectural style Classical Revival
Governing body Local
NRHP Reference # 79002418[1]
Added to NRHP March 26, 1979

The Chester County Courthouse is an historic county courthouse building located at 133 East Main Street, Court Square in Henderson, Chester County, Tennessee. Built in 1913 in the Classical Revival style of architecture. it is the third courthouse that Chester County has had, the previous ones having burned down. It is a two-story redbrick structure with a colonnaded front portico and a cupola in the center of its gabled roof. The original building has been added onto with an architecturally complementary extension on the rear. In 1973, it was featured in the movie Walking Tall, based on the life of McNairy County sheriff Buford Pusser. On March 26, 1979, it was added to the National Register of Historic Places. [2]