If you’re relocating to Chattanooga, you will soon fall in love with this city. The Chattanooga metro area has received a number of accolades in recent years for its quality of life, including #1 city for social well-being, “Best Town” from Outdoor Magazine, and #97 “Best Places for Business and Careers” from Forbes.
Looking for the best place to live in Chattanooga? Here are its top suburbs.
5. East Brainerd
Why You’ll Love This Suburb: East Brainerd is known for its shopping centers, well-rooted neighborhoods, and Southern lifestyle. This Chattanooga suburb is a small community of 14,000, located about 20 minutes from Downtown Chattanooga.
Along with its neighbor Brainerd, this area offers plenty of big-city amenities in a convenient location. Real estate options include single-family homes and townhomes.
4. Red Bank
Why You’ll Love This Suburb: Red Bank is a quiet town just minutes from all the fun of Downtown Chattanooga. Nestled alongside Signal Mountain, the community of 12,000 offers beautiful views and charming homes.
Red Bank’s amenities include a community swimming pool, ball fields, and playgrounds. The Tennessee River and Tennessee Riverpark are just a few minutes away.
Why You’ll Love This Suburb: Hixson is the ideal blend of urban and suburban living. This community is located just 15 minutes from Downtown Chattanoooga for easy access, but features luxurious homes away from the hustle and bustle of the city.
2. Signal Mountain
Why You’ll Love This Suburb: If you love mountain views, you will love this Chattanooga suburb. Signal Mountain, located on Walden Ridge, is known for its breathtaking views of the valley and the Tennessee River, especially from Signal Point. For those who love to golf, the private Signal Mountain Golf Club lets members enjoy the country club lifestyle.
1. Lookout Mountain
Why You’ll Love This Suburb: Lookout Mountain is a best-kept secret in Chattanooga. This community straddles the Tennessee-Georgia line on a mountain range, giving residents even more to love. Both Lookout Mountain, TN and Lookout Mountain, GA have excellent public schools, fun recreation programs, and homes with beautiful views.
Not only is Lookout Mountain just minutes from Downtown Chattanooga, it is home to the area’s best attractions: Ruby Falls, Incline Railway, and Rock City, just to name a few.