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Welcome to Chattanooga ...
When the people of Chattanooga refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Chattanoogan<1>
From the Census Estimates for 2018, Chattanooga has a population of 180,557 people<2> (see below for details).
Chattanooga was established in 1816.
The community of Chattanooga is 700 feet [213 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Chattanooga lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Note: If you travel west from Chattanooga (for example, toward Jasper), you will soon leave Eastern Time and cross into the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT).
Chattanooga is within the boundaries of the (423) area code.
The ZIP code for Chattanooga: 37402<4>
Population Details ...
At the time of the 2010 Census, Chattanooga had a population of 167,674 people (or 49.83% of the total population of Hamilton County). This makes Chattanooga the county's most populous community.
The population of Chattanooga represents 2.64% of the total population of Tennessee (which has 6,346,105 people), making it the state's 4th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 167,674 people, the population of Chattanooga increased 7.79% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 155,554 people).
Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Chattanooga had an population of 180,557 people. This is an increase of 7.68% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 16.07% since the 2000 Census).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Chattanooga.
Communities Also Named Chattanooga ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 3 communities that are also named Chattanooga - they are located in Colorado, Ohio and Oklahoma.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Chattanooga.
Websites for Chattanooga ...
Official Website: www.chattanooga.gov/
Chamber of Commerce: www.chattanooga-chamber.com/
Junior League: jlchatt.org/
Our Genealogy Helper Page ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Chattanooga:
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Chattanooga ...
Looking for more information about Chattanooga? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.
In addition to the Tourism page for Chattanooga, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Chattanooga.
Communities near Chattanooga ...
A sample of nearby communities can be found below.
Lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the East (E) of Chattanooga
Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Chattanooga
Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Chattanooga
Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Chattanooga
Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East (E) of Chattanooga
Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Chattanooga
Located in Catoosa County (GA)
Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of Chattanooga
Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of Chattanooga
Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Chattanooga
Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Chattanooga
Located in Catoosa County (GA)
To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Chattanooga.
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The official website for Chattanooga: www.chattanooga.gov/
The official website for Hamilton County: www.hamiltontn.gov/
The official website for State of Tennessee: https://www.tn.gov/
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This page was last modified: 08 Dec 2019