Surrounded by mountains, rivers and lakes, Chattanooga and Hamilton County, Tennessee,
offer a little bit of everything - the fastest internet service in the western hemisphere,
a thriving innovation business district and a booming downtown along the Tennessee
River brimming with shops, dining and history. Awarded Outdoor Magazine’s “Best Town
Ever” title for two years, the Scenic City always delivers.
The City of Chattanooga
Chattanooga, located in Southeast Tennessee near the border of Georgia at the junction
of four interstate highways, has received national recognition for the renaissance
of its beautiful downtown and redevelopment of its riverfront. With an estimated population
of 179,139 in 2017, it is the fourth-largest city in Tennessee . Served by multiple
railroads and Interstate highways, Chattanooga is a transit hub.The city is notable for leveraging development funds
through effective public/private partnerships.
Chattanooga Area Chamber of Commerce
Chattanooga blends outdoor lifestyle with business acumen. The city's official nickname
is "Scenic City", reinforced by the city's reputation for outdoor activities. Unofficial
nicknames include "River City", "Chatt", "Nooga", "Chattown", and "Gig City", referencing
Chattanooga's Gig, the fastest internet service in the Western Hemisphere.In fact,
Chattanooga’s economic opportunity and outdoor recreation choices allow our companies
to draw talent from around the world. This allows us to build a thriving economic
base that's the envy of many larger communities. Learn more...
Local Industries and Major Employers
Chattanooga and Hamilton County are home to a diverse range of industries including
automotive, advanced manufacturing, insurance and financial services, and food and
beverage manufacturing. Chattanooga offers an exciting mix of legacy and start-up
businesses. Since 2011, Chattanooga and Hamilton County have celebrated 48 business expansions resulting in more than $1 billion in capital investment. Learn more...
The Enterprise Center and
the Innovation District
The Enterprise Center works to establish Chattanooga as a hub of innovation and improve
people’s lives by leveraging the city’s digital technology to create, demonstrate,
test, and apply solutions for the 21st century. The Innovation District is part of
the city's dense and walkable urban core that contains a mix of start-up businesses,
incubators, accelerators and other economic generators. Learn more...
Only in Chattanooga, Tennessee is 1 Gigabit-per-second Internet speed available to
every home and business - over 150,000 of them - throughout the entire community.
Urban or rural, business or residence, Internet speeds that are unsurpassed in the
Western Hemisphere – from 50 Megabits-per-second all the way up to one gigabit-per-second
are accessible here.