Chattanooga, Tennessee - Facts & Figures
Chattanooga, TN is located in the Tennessee Valley and has become a small industrial city with a growing economy. Once America's most polluted city, Chattanooga pulled together a privately-funded program to fix the downtown and river area, fixing much of the pollution. Today, Chattanooga is one of the cleanest cities in the country, with a high quality of life and stable economic growth. Chattanooga boasts plentiful natural resources (mainly iron and steel), a strong tourism industry, a trained labor force, a centralized location, and extensive transportation options. Tourists choose Chattanooga each year for its location, the Tennessee Aquarium, Ruby Falls, and other attractions. Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Tennessee, Chattem Inc., Dixie Yarns, The Krystal Company, McKee Banking Company, North American Royalties, and Olan Mills, Inc. are all headquartered in Chattanooga.
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- Population: 168393
- Industries: transportation and distribution; manufacturing; information; financial activities; and professional and business services; transportation; trade; and utilities
- Area Codes: 423
- Zip Codes: 37401, 37402, 37403, 37404, 37405, 37406, 37407, 37408, 37409, 37410, 37411, 37412, 37414, 37415, 37416, 37419, 37421, 37422, 37424, 37450, 37499
- Surrounding Cities: Atlanta, GA; Ridgeside, TN; East Ridge, TN; Lakeview, GA; Red Bank, TN; Rossville, GA; Rossville-Beverly Hills, GA; Lookout Mountain, TN; Lookout Mountain, GA