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Welcome to Lookout Mountain ...

The city of Lookout Mountain is located in Walker County.

A typical abbreviation for Lookout Mountain: Lookout Mtn. (or less commonly used: Lookout Mntn.)

From the  Census Estimates for 2016, Lookout Mountain has a population of 1,577 people<1> (see below for details).

Lookout Mountain is 1,640 feet [500 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Note: If you travel west from Lookout Mountain (for example, toward New Hope (TN)), you will soon leave Eastern Time and cross into the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT).

Telephone area codes for Lookout Mountain: (706) & (762)<3>

The ZIP code for Lookout Mountain: 30750<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Lookout Mountain had a population of 1,602 people. This makes Lookout Mountain the county's 4th most populous community.

The population of Lookout Mountain represents 0.02% of the total population of Georgia (which has 9,687,653 people), making it the state's 245th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,602 people, the population of Lookout Mountain has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,617 people).

Taken from the 2016 Census Estimates, Lookout Mountain had an population of 1,577 people. This is a decrease of 1.56% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 2.47% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Lookout Mountain.

Communities near Lookout Mountain ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you are driving it.<5>.

Community   2016
Fort Oglethorpe   [Map]   9,839   E   6 miles [9.7 km]
Chattanooga (TN)   [Map]   177,571   NE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Collegedale (TN)   [Map]   11,437   E   18 miles [29 km]
East Brainerd (TN)   [Map]   ---   E   12 miles [19.3 km]
East Ridge (TN)   [Map]   21,302   E   7 miles [11.3 km]
Middle Valley Estates (TN)   [Map]   ---   NE   16 miles [25.7 km]

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

Communities Also Named Lookout Mountain ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 4 communities that are also named Lookout Mountain - they are located in Arizona, Colorado, Kansas and Tennessee.

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Lookout Mountain. We make it easy 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 Lookout Mountain. 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 Lookout Mountain.

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

Websites for Lookout Mountain ...

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TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Lookout Mountain ...

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

In addition to the Tourism page for Lookout 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 Lookout Mountain.

Search for Local Businesses ...

People have found Google's 'Search-by-Location' to be a useful tool when planning visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Lookout Mountain. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

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RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
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Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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Footnotes ...

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

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Lookout Mountain - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Area code (762) is an overlay for area code (706). For more about area code overlays, please see our Glossary for Lookout Mountain.

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<4>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Lookout Mountain). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Lookout Mountain or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance from Lookout Mountain. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Lookout 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 Lookout Mountain. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Lookout Mountain

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Lookout Mountain. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.9664, Longitude: -85.3622     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Lookout Mountain have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<6>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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