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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Signal Mountain.

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Around Signal Mountain ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Chattanooga. It lies just southeast of Signal Mountain. Chattanooga has a population of 178,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Smyrna. It is located about 39 miles [62 km] to the northwest of Signal Mountain and has a population of 45,300 people.

For comparison, Signal Mountain has a population of 8,600 people.

The following large communities are also in the area. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Signal Mountain and not the distance if driven.<2>

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Calhoun (GA)   [Map]   16,445   SE   49 miles [78.9 km]
Dalton (GA)   [Map]   34,077   SE   33 miles [53.1 km]
Fort Oglethorpe (GA)   [Map]   9,839   S   14 miles [22.5 km]
Athens   [Map]   13,748   NE   46 miles [74 km]
Cleveland   [Map]   44,271   E   27 miles [43.5 km]
Collegedale   [Map]   11,437   E   18 miles [29 km]
East Brainerd   [Map]   ---   SE   15 miles [24.1 km]
East Ridge   [Map]   21,302   SE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Manchester   [Map]   10,617   NW   46 miles [74 km]
McMinnville   [Map]   13,761   NW   44 miles [70.8 km]
Middle Valley Estates   [Map]   ---   E   8 miles [12.9 km]
Red Bank   [Map]   11,813   SE   3 miles [4.8 km]
Soddy-Daisy   [Map]   13,217   NE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Soddy Lake Heights   [Map]   ---   NE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Winchester   [Map]   8,562   W   43 miles [69.2 km]

Below is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Caramel Village   [Map]   ---   E   10 miles [16.1 km]
Colonial Village   [Map]   ---   SE   4 miles [6.4 km]
Condra   [Map]   ---   NW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Fairmount   [Map]   ---   NE   2 miles [3.2 km]
Fountain Village   [Map]   ---   SE   2 miles [3.2 km]
Lake Village   [Map]   ---   S   6 miles [9.7 km]
Lookout Mountain   [Map]   1,888   S   10 miles [16.1 km]
Lupton City   [Map]   ---   SE   5 miles [8 km]
Middle Valley   [Map]   ---   E   9 miles [14.5 km]
Powells Crossroads   [Map]   1,326   W   8 miles [12.9 km]
Ridgeside   [Map]   426   SE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Sandalwood Village   [Map]   ---   NE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Tiftonia   [Map]   ---   S   8 miles [12.9 km]
Valley Village   [Map]   ---   S   6 miles [9.7 km]
Walden   [Map]   2,098   NE   2 miles [3.2 km]

For more communities neighboring Signal Mountain, please visit our County-by-County Page for Signal Mountain.

Hamilton County ...

Signal Mountain is located in Hamilton County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Hamilton County: Catoosa (GA), Dade (GA), Walker (GA), Whitfield (GA), Bledsoe, Bradley, Marion, Meigs, Rhea & Sequatchie.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Signal Mountain ...

As we travel, we always see a community name that gives pause. While there are names which are interesting or familiar, some names catch our attention or strike our fancy. We always talk about such a name. If time permits and the community is not too far, we'll usually try to make a side-trip.

Edwards Point   -   Less than 2 miles to the West of Signal Mountain   [Map]
Fountain Village   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Hiddenbrook   -   Less than 2 miles to the Northeast   [Map]
Mountain Ridge   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Quail Hollow   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Red Bank   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Rustic Villa   -   Less than 2 miles to the Northeast   [Map]
Shepherd Forest   -   Less than 2 miles to the Southeast   [Map]
Signal Hills   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the South   [Map]
Skyline Park   -   Less than 2 miles to the East   [Map]
Spring Valley   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Springvale   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the North   [Map]
Stanley   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Summertown   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast   [Map]

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Signal Mountain ...

Looking for more information about Signal Mountain? A good source is the TripAdvisor website and we always start with their TripAdvisor Tourism page. The Tourism page gives you an overview and then the links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Signal Mountain, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Signal Mountain.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a new section that have been added to our Genealogy Helper Page for Signal Mountain.

We have a list of several cemeteries that are in the area around Signal Mountain. Our list includes the location of each cemetery, with the ability to see an overhead view of the cemetery.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Signal Mountain. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.

Websites We Enjoy ...

When we're planning a trip, we like to check the following websites for sights to see and places to visit:

For the State of Tennessee

    Tennessee Tourism

    Fishing in Tennessee
    Hunting in Tennessee

TripAdvisor Link to:

    Tennessee Statewide Tourism
    Signal Mountain Tourism

    Additional communities can be found om the TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Signal Mountain


National Park System (NPS) - Parks, Monuments & Preserves

America's Byways - Scenic & Historic Roadways

RoadsideAmerica - Offbeat Tourist Attractions

Atlas Obscura - Curious and Wondrous Travel Destinations

The Living New Deal - Sites in Tennessee

Murals of the Works Progress Administration (WPA) - New Deal Art in Tennessee

Airports Near Signal Mountain ...

Of the airports that we know about, these are some of the closest to Signal Mountain.

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Lovell Fld. (CHA/KCHA)   [Map]   CHA   SE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Marion Co. Airport   [Map]   APT   WSW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Collegedale Muni.   [Map]   FGU   ESE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Hardwick Fld.   [Map]   HDI   E   29 miles [46.7 km]
Stevenson-Bridgeport Muni.   [Map]   7A6   SW   31 miles [49.9 km]
Barwick - Lafayette Airport   [Map]   9A5   S   31 miles [49.9 km]
Franklin Co. Airport   [Map]   UOS   W   31 miles [49.9 km]
Mark Anton Airport   [Map]   2A0   NE   33 miles [53.1 km]

When we're on the road, rather than always picking an airport that is close to our destination, we try to see if there might be another airport that would be a better fit to our travel plans.<5> To help with your planning, the following list of airports is organized by type and where they are relatively close to Signal Mountain.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Signal Mountain. You should check the map and see how accessible they are when considering one airport over another.

Large Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
McGhee Tyson Airport (TYS/KTYS)   [Map]   TYS   ENE   88 miles [141.6 km]
Nashville Intl. (BNA/KBNA)   [Map]   BNA   NW   100 miles [160.9 km]
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl. (ATL/KATL)   [Map]   ATL   SSE   116 miles [186.7 km]
Birmingham Intl. (BHM/KBHM)   [Map]   BHM   SW   135 miles [217.3 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Lovell Fld. (CHA/KCHA)   [Map]   CHA   SE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Huntsville Intl. (HSV/KHSV)   [Map]   HSV   WSW   88 miles [141.6 km]
John C. Tune Airport (ICAO: KJWN)   [Map]   JWN   NW   112 miles [180.2 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Marion Co. Airport   [Map]   APT   WSW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Collegedale Muni.   [Map]   FGU   ESE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Hardwick Fld.   [Map]   HDI   E   29 miles [46.7 km]
Stevenson-Bridgeport Muni.   [Map]   7A6   SW   31 miles [49.9 km]
Barwick - Lafayette Airport   [Map]   9A5   S   31 miles [49.9 km]
Franklin Co. Airport   [Map]   UOS   W   31 miles [49.9 km]
Mark Anton Airport   [Map]   2A0   NE   33 miles [53.1 km]

Additional Airport Information

For each of the airports listed below, we've linked to websites where detailed information about the airport can be found.

McGhee Tyson Airport   (TYS/KTYS)   [Map]
        Website for McGhee Tyson Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Nashville Intl.   (BNA/KBNA)   [Map]
        Website for Nashville International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Dalton Muni.   (DNN/KDNN)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Winchester Muni.   (ICAO: KBGF)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl.   (ATL/KATL)   [Map]
        Website for Hartsfield - Jackson Atlanta International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Isbell Fld.   (4A9/K4A9)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Birmingham Intl.   (BHM/KBHM)   [Map]
        Website for Birmingham - Shuttlesworth International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Louisville Intl.   (SDF/KSDF)   [Map]
        Website for Louisville International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Charlotte - Douglas Intl.   (CLT/KCLT)   [Map]
        Website for Charlotte - Douglas International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Lovell Fld.   (CHA/KCHA)   [Map]
        Website for Lovell Field
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Huntsville Intl.   (HSV/KHSV)   [Map]
        Website for Huntsville International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
John C. Tune Airport   (ICAO: KJWN)   [Map]
        Website for John C. Tune Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

Other Roadside Stops ...



Visit our Community Index for Tennessee

About Hamilton County

About Tennessee

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Signal Mountain: www.signalmtntown.org/

The official website for Hamilton County: www.hamiltontn.gov/

The official website for State of Tennessee: www.tn.gov/



Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Signal Mountain.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance that starts in Signal Mountain. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Signal Mountain) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Signal Mountain. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Signal Mountain

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Signal Mountain. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.1432, Longitude: -85.3465     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Signal Mountain have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<3>The IATA and ICAO are organizations that, amongst other functions, provide identifying codes for airports. The International Air Transport Association (IATA) is an airline trade organization. The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) is an agency of the United Nations. Although the codes are similar, be careful not to confuse them.

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<4>On an airport-by-airport basis, an NFDC report typically includes a description of airport operations, contacts, the runway(s), and radio, navigation & weather frequencies. The National Flight Data Center (NFDC) is operated by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) with the purpose of collecting, validating and disseminating information about airports.

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<5>When we are planning a trip (for example, to Signal Mountain), we usually look for the obvious: the choice of airlines that fly into the airport, the number of flights, the connections we have to make, which car rentals are available, etc. We also look for sights and attractions that we might find between any given airport and our destination - we do love exploring. We're willing to fly into a more distant airport if we can get the services and amenities that we like. Even though our choice of airport might be inconvenient to others, it usually gives us a better trip.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Signal Mountain.



 
 
 

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