Catoosa County, GA


County Seat - Ringgold
Nearest MSA - Chattanooga, 18 miles

2015 Est. - 66,050

Available Labor Force

Labor Force 31,658
Unemployment 1,451
Unemployment Rate 4.6%

Tax Structure

Property Tax $25.34 per $1000
Sales Tax (Local) 3.0%
Sales Tax (State) 4.0%
Income Tax:  
Personal 6.0%
Corporate 6.0%
Use Tax Rate 4.0%
Unemployment Tax  


Railroads 2 rail lines- Norfolk Southern, CSX
I-75 Direct access (Adjacent)
Air Freight 0
Motor Freight 1
Navigable Waterway: Savannah
Air Service:  
Commercial Service Chattanooga Metro Airport, 18 miles
Runway Length, 7,400'
General Aviation Dalton Municipal Airport, 24 miles 
Runway Length, 5,000'


Number of High Schools 3-Lakeview High School, Ringgold High School, Heritage High School
Number of Colleges Serving Catoosa County (2 & 4 year) 3-Covenant College, Dalton State College, Georgia Northwestern Technical College

Health Care

Clinics 2-Catoosa County Health Department, American Family Care
Doctors 29
Dentists 7
Nursing Homes 3-Heritage Healthcare, Maplewood Home for the Elderly, Parkside Nursing Home

Major Employers

Firm Name Product Total Employees Union Affiliation
Five Star Holding Co. Manufacturing 2,000 None
Catoosa County Schools Schools 1,900 None
County of Catoosa Government 260 None
Northwest Service Corp. Fed. Savings 175 None
Freightliner of Chattanooga Inc. Trucking 165 None