Around Town

Around Town

Chattanooga — the “Scenic City” — is nestled in a dramatic natural environment, one of the most beautiful in the nation. Lookout Mountain, Signal Mountain and the Tennessee River frame this progressive and growing city. Over 500,000 people call the greater Chattanooga area home — and no wonder!

Nearby Attractions and Landmarks
Hamilton County School District
Chattanooga in the News


Welcome to Hamilton County Department of Education

The Hamilton County Department of Education is a diverse school system, providing roughly 42,000 students with a world class education. The system is nationally renowned for urban school success as well as middle school and high school reform. The district offers a variety of educational programs for all students including magnet schools, career academies and gender-based classes as well as a focus on individual student success and the goal of preparing all students to compete in the Global Economy.


Chattanooga is also a “Gigabit City,” connected with advanced fiber-optic infrastructure that makes one gigabit-per-second Internet speed available to every home and business throughout the entire community. Urban or rural, business or residential, Chattanoogans enjoy Internet speeds unsurpassed in the North America. 

Read more about Chattanooga below.

Chattanooga Start Up Week In the News

Chattanooga wins Outside magazine's Best Town title

Wall Street Journal Praises The Scenic City