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Signal Mountain, Tennessee

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The location of Signal Mountain

Welcome to Signal Mountain ...

The town of Signal Mountain is located in Hamilton County.

The location of Signal Mountain has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Signal Mountain has a population of 8,567 people<2> (see below for details).

Signal Mountain is 1,670 feet [509 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Note: While Signal Mountain is in the Eastern Time Zone, the area just to the south is in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT).

Signal Mountain is located in the (423) area code.

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Signal Mountain had a population of 7,554 people. This makes Signal Mountain the county's 6th most populous community.

The population of Signal Mountain represents 0.12% of the population of Tennessee (which has 6,346,105 people), making it the state's 72nd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 7,554 people, the population of Signal Mountain increased 1.68% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 7,429 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Signal Mountain had an population of 8,567 people. This is an increase of 13.41% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 15.32% since the 2000 Census).

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

Websites for Signal Mountain ...

Official Website:

Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Signal Mountain. If available, we provide a satellite 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.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Signal Mountain. Our list includes 5 papers.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Signal Mountain ...

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

Communities near Signal Mountain ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Chattanooga   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the South (S) of Signal Mountain

East Ridge   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Signal Mountain

East Brainerd   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Signal Mountain

Soddy-Daisy   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Signal Mountain

Soddy Lake Heights   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Signal Mountain

Middle Valley Estates   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) of Signal Mountain

Collegedale   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the East (E) of Signal Mountain

Fort Oglethorpe   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South (S) of Signal Mountain

Located in Catoosa County (GA)

Milbro Heights   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Signal Mountain

Harrison Ferry   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East (E) of Signal Mountain

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Tennessee

About Hamilton County

About Tennessee

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Signal Mountain:

The official website for Hamilton County:

The official website for State of Tennessee:

Footnotes ...

<1>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.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Signal Mountain.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Signal Mountain - 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' (or point-to-point) distance. 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 (or directions), 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 for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Signal Mountain

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Signal Mountain. The point we use 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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