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Welcome to Ooltewah ...

Ooltewah is located in Hamilton County<1>.

From the 2010 Census (the most recent Census number we have), Ooltewah had a population of 687 people.<2> (see below for details).

Ooltewah is 760 feet [232 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

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

Ooltewah lies within the (423) area code.

The ZIP code for Ooltewah: 37363<4>

Communities near Ooltewah ...

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

  • Chattanooga [Hamilton County]
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    • Chattanooga [Hamilton County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the west of Ooltewah
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 184,742 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chattanooga
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Chattanooga<6>
  • John Ross Estates [Walker County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for John Ross Estates
    • John Ross Estates [Walker County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the southwest of Ooltewah
    • 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.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on John Ross Estates
  • Cleveland [Bradley County]
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    • Cleveland [Bradley County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the northeast of Ooltewah
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 45,948 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cleveland<6>
  • Newnan Springs [Catoosa County]
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    • Newnan Springs [Catoosa County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Ooltewah
    • Estimated population in 2019: 41,581 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Newnan Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Lytle [Walker County]
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      • Lytle [Walker County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southwest of Ooltewah
      • Population from the 2010 Census: 37,115 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lytle have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • East Ridge [Hamilton County]
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      • East Ridge [Hamilton County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the southwest of Ooltewah
      • 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.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for East Ridge<6>
    • East Brainerd [Hamilton County]
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      • East Brainerd [Hamilton County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Ooltewah
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for East Brainerd have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Soddy-Daisy [Hamilton County]
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      • Soddy-Daisy [Hamilton County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the northwest of Ooltewah
      • 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.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Soddy-Daisy
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Soddy-Daisy<6>
    • Soddy Lake Heights [Hamilton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Soddy Lake Heights
      • Soddy Lake Heights [Hamilton County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the north of Ooltewah
      • 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.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Middle Valley Estates [Hamilton County]
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      • Middle Valley Estates [Hamilton County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the northwest of Ooltewah
      • Population from the 2010 Census: 12,684 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Middle Valley Estates have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Middle Valley Estates

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 Ooltewah. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Ooltewah.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Ooltewah. 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 Ooltewah.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Ooltewah ...

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

Adding Ooltewah to Our Gazetteer ...

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

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Ooltewah was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Ooltewah on our Genealogy Page.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Ooltewah. 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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Ooltewah.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Ooltewah - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<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 community (such as Ooltewah). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Ooltewah or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>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 from Point A (ie- Ooltewah) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Ooltewah. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from OoltewahOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ooltewah. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.0595, Longitude: -85.0667    
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<7>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 have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.






















 

 

 

 

 


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