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These Chattanooga Areas Have the Best Commutes

If you’re like many home buyers in the Chattanooga area, your home search rides on three factors: location, location, and location. So it’s not surprising that many buyers want to find homes in areas and communities convenient to where they work. Since Downtown Chattanooga is home to numerous top employers — BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee, Tennessee Valley Authority, Alstom, and more — these areas and communities near downtown are top picks for commuting.

Chattanooga Areas with Quick Commute Times

Whether you prefer to live just a stone’s throw from city limits or in an area more secluded from the hustle and bustle, you don’t have to sacrifice your must-haves to find a home convenient to the city. These Chattanooga areas are within 15 minutes of the city!

Lookout Mountain

View from Lookout Mountain, TNZip Code: 37350

Commute Time: 15 minutes

You won’t find a better commute than in Lookout Mountain. Just go down the mountain, drive down Broad Street, and you’re there! This area, which is located on a mountain range, is known for its breathtaking views, small community setting, and beautiful homes in a variety of price ranges.

Signal Mountain

bluegrass musician playing guitarZip Code: 37377

Commute Time: 15 minutes

Signal Mountain also offers a relatively simple commute to Downtown Chattanooga: Just drive down the mountain and you’ll be there in about 15 minutes. Like Lookout Mountain, Signal Mountain also offers homes in a variety of price ranges. However, this community is slightly larger than Lookout Mountain and boasts amenities like The Mountain Arts Community Center, Signal Mountain Playhouse, and The Mountain Opry.

North Chattanooga, Riverview, and Stuart Heights

Zip Codes: 37405 and 37415

Commute Times: 5-10 minutes

bench overlooking riverAll three of these Chattanooga areas offers quick commutes — between 5 and 10 minutes! — to the city. They are located along the Tennessee River near Red Bank, and they are convenient to US-27. Like the other areas on this list, North Chattanooga, Riverview, and Stuart Heights offer homes in a variety of price ranges and sizes.

Chattanooga Communities with Quick Commute Times

Want to narrow your search for a Chattanooga home? Several communities are so close to Chattanooga that residents’ commutes are relatively quick and easy. Here are a couple of residential communities to consider.

Black Creek Mountain

golf ball next to a holeZip Code: 37419

Commute Time: 5-10 minutes

You’ll love this Chattanooga community! Not only does Black Creek Mountain boast an easy commute to the city, it features plenty of amenities for residents to enjoy on their days off. You can challenge your neighbors to a round of golf, take a quiet stroll on the sidewalks, practice your swing on the tennis court, and participate in community events at the clubhouse.

The Enclave

resident swimming in a community poolZip Code: 37415

Commute Time: 5-10 minutes

Enjoy luxury living in a convenient Chattanooga location! The Enclave at Riverview is a community just a few minutes from downtown and offers spacious homes, a pool, tennis courts, and a clubhouse. It’s located in North Chattanooga, so it is close to the Tennessee River as well as major highways.

Let’s Talk About Your Plans

Interested in one of these areas, communities, or a specific home for sale in the Chattanooga area? I can help you find the home in your budget that has a location you desire. Contact me and let’s talk.

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