Chattanooga Hamilton County, Tennessee

Chattanooga: City in and county seat of Hamilton County, Tennessee, United States

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Location of Chattanooga on Tennessee map.


Chattanooga is a city located in the county of Hamilton in the U.S. state of Tennessee. Its population at the 2010 census was 167,674 and a population density of 429 people per km². After 9 years in 2019 city had an estimated population of 182,799 inhabitants.

The city was created 182 years ago in 1838.


Chattanooga is located at 35°2'44"N 85°18'35"W (35.0456300, -85.3096800).

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Chattanooga Tennessee Skyline


Chattanooga forecast: A slight chance of rain showers before 8am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 82. Southeast wind 0 to 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. more

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Chattanooga Quick Facts

Population : 182,799 (2019)
Country : United States of America
State : Tennessee (United States)
County : Hamilton County
Postal code : 37401–37450
Phone Area Codes : 423
Area : 390.5 km2
Altitude : 676 feet / 206 meters
Capital city : Chattanooga is capital of Hamilton County
Establishment : January 01, 1839 (182 years ago)
Time Zone : Eastern Time Zone
Local time : 04:30:25 (4th August 2021)
Density : 468 Pop. per km² as of 2019
Population growth : 8.27% (2010-2019)
Weather : 82℉ Chance Showers And Thunderstorms 7-days weather

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The population of Chattanooga increased by 8.27% in 9 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 167,674 - census
2011 172,341 2.71% estimation process
2012 173,972 0.94% estimation process
2013 175,325 0.77% estimation process
2014 175,321 -0% estimation process
2015 176,400 0.61% estimation process
2016 177,746 0.76% estimation process
2017 179,530 0.99% estimation process
2018 181,918 1.31% estimation process
2019 182,799 0.48% estimation process

Chattanooga zip code is 37402. County name: Hamilton, County fips: 47065

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People born in Chattanooga (200)

People born in Chattanooga, including blues singer Bessie Smith, Actress, film director, screenwriter Lori Petty, astronaut Tamara E. Jernigan, you can see a list of people who born in Chattanooga.


College & universities near Chattanooga

Code Name City ZIP
221740 The University of Tennessee-Chattanooga Chattanooga (TN) 37403-2598
441104 Richmont Graduate University Chattanooga (TN) 37404
219824 Chattanooga State Community College Chattanooga (TN) 37406-1097
139393 Covenant College Lookout Mountain (GA) 30750-4164
443650 Platt College-Miller-Motte Technical-Chattanooga Chattanooga (TN) 37421

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Other cities in Hamilton County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Hamilton County , TN. (more)

City Name Population Title
East Chattanooga 154,024 City in Hamilton County, Tennessee, United States of America
East Ridge 20,979 City in Hamilton County, Tennessee, United States of America
East Brainerd 15,114 Unincorporated community in Tennessee, United States
Soddy-Daisy 13,619 City in Hamilton County, Tennessee, United States of America
Middle Valley 12,684 Census-designated place in Hamilton County, Tennessee
Red Bank 11,769 Borough in Monmouth County, New Jersey, United States
Collegedale 11,378 City in Hamilton County, Tennessee, United States of America
Signal Mountain 8,606 Town in Hamilton County, Tennessee, United States
Harrison 7,769
Sale Creek 2,845
Fairmount 2,825
Apison 2,469
Walden 2,156 Town of the United States
Lookout Mountain 1,889 Town in Tennessee, United States
Lakesite 1,864 City in Hamilton County, Tennessee, United States of America
Falling Water 1,232

Distance to Other Cities

Chattanooga distances to largest Tennessee cities

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