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    • St. Elmo

      St. Elmo

      Founded in 1878, St. Elmo was originally independent from Chattanooga, but officially joined the City of Chattanooga in 1929. St. Elmo originated as a town where two ancient Indian trails…

    • Southside

      Southside

      The Southside District, once an urban hub of industry in our community, turned into an area filled with abandoned warehouses and rundown buildings during the mid-20th century. Encompassing the area from…

    • Hixson

      Hixson

      Named for Ephriam Hixson Jr., a pioneer who settled the area in 1830, this community enjoyed rapid growth soon after Tennessee Valley Authority completed the Chickamauga Dam on the Tennessee…

    • Ooltewah

      Ooltewah

      Ooltewah was the county seat of James County, a former Tennessee county that went bankrupt in 1919, and was incorporated into Hamilton County. The former James County Courthouse located in…

    • Highland Park

      Highland Park

      Located two minutes east of Downtown Chattanooga, Highland Park was incorporated into the City of Chattanooga in 1929. It is bound by Willow and Holtzclaw streets on the east and…

    • East Brainerd

      East Brainerd

      In 1967, East Brainerd meant the area along East Brainerd Road, then barely a two-lane country road branching of Robert. E Lee Highway. Originally, the community was called Concord. This…

    • Red Bank

      Red Bank

      In the mid-1800’s, this area was known as Pleasant Hill. When the community was given a federal post office in 1881, they were told to rename it (since a Pleasant…

    • North Georgia

      North Georgia

      Wander south of Chattanooga into North Georgia, and you will be rewarded with stunning scenery, rushing rivers, and wonderful waterfalls. Explore North Georgia’s great outdoors by hiking or horseback riding…

    • Harrison

      Harrison

      Harrison has been known as Hamilton County’s “hidden Atlantis.” In 1939, many communities along the Tennessee River has to move because the lake was coming after the Chickamauga Dam was…