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Welcome to Hixson ...

Hixson is located in Hamilton County<1>.

The location of Hixson has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

Hixson is 680 feet [207 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Note: If you travel west from Hixson (for example, toward Powells Crossroads), you will soon leave Eastern Time and cross into the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT).

Hixson lies within the (423) area code.

Communities near Hixson ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Hixson.

  • Chattanooga
  • John Ross Estates
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for John Ross Estates
    • John Ross Estates lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the south of Hixson.
    • Estimated population in 2018: 84,310 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for John Ross Estates have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on John Ross Estates
  • Newnan Springs
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Newnan Springs
    • Newnan Springs lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the south of Hixson.
    • Estimated population in 2019: 41,581 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Newnan Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Newnan Springs
  • Lytle
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lytle
    • Lytle lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the south of Hixson.
    • Population from the 2010 Census: 37,115 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lytle have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lytle
  • East Ridge
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for East Ridge
    • East Ridge lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the south of Hixson.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 21,205 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for East Ridge have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on East Ridge
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for East Ridge<5>
  • East Brainerd
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for East Brainerd
    • East Brainerd lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the southeast of Hixson.
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for East Brainerd have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on East Brainerd
  • Soddy - Daisy
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Soddy - Daisy
    • Soddy - Daisy lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the north of Hixson.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 13,719 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Soddy - Daisy have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Soddy - Daisy
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Soddy - Daisy<5>
  • Soddy Lake Heights
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Soddy Lake Heights
    • Soddy Lake Heights lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the northeast of Hixson.
    • Estimated population in 2014: 13,190 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Soddy Lake Heights have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Soddy Lake Heights
  • Red Bank
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Red Bank
    • Red Bank lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the southwest of Hixson.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 11,881 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Red Bank have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Red Bank
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Red Bank<5>
  • Collegedale
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Collegedale
    • Collegedale lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the southeast of Hixson.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 11,400 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Collegedale have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Collegedale
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Collegedale<5>

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Hixson. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Hixson.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Hixson. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Hixson.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Hixson. See our Newspapers Page for Hixson.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Hixson ...

Looking for more information about Hixson? 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 Hixson, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Hixson.

Adding Hixson to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Hixson in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Hixson was in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Hixson.

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Hixson. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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

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

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Tennessee's counties, including Hamilton, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Hixson - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Hixson) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Hixson. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.1406, Longitude: -85.2327       In this case, the coordinates for Hixson have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.




 

 

 

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