Chattooga County, GA

CHATTOOGA COUNTY

County Seat - Summerville
Nearest MSA - Chattanooga, 45 miles

Population 
2015 Est. - 24,922

Available Labor Force

Labor Force 10,443
Unemployment 542
Unemployment Rate 5.2%
2015  

Tax Structure

Property Tax $26.37 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  

Transportation

Railroads 2 rail lines,Chattooga Chickamauga Railway (Short Line) CSX (Main Line)
Highways:  TN-100, TN-114
US-27 Direct access (Adjacent)
Air Freight 0
Motor Freight 0
Navigable Waterway:

Savannah,
Brunswick,

Air Service:  
Commercial Service Chattanooga Metro Airport, 45 miles
Runway Length, 7,400'
General Aviation Barwick LaFayette Airport, 15 miles
Runway Length, 5,412'

Education

Number of High Schools 2-Chattooga High School, Trion High School
Number of Colleges Serving Chattooga County (2 & 4 year) 3-Covenant College, Dalton State Collge, Georgia Northwestern Technical College

Health Care

Hospitals 3-Redmond Regional, Kindred Hospital-Rome, Etowah Landing
Clinics 3-Floyd Medical Center, Chattooga County Health Department, Harbin Clinic Family Medicine
Doctors 18
Dentists 9
Nursing Homes 4-Oakview Nursing and Rehab Center, Oak Heritage Nursing Home, Chattooga County Memorial Home, Golden LivingCenter Rome

Major Employers

Firm Name Product Total Employees Union Affiliation
Showa Best Golve Inc. Manufacturing 728 None
Chattooga County School Dist. Schools 287 None
County of Chattooga Government 191 None
Trion City School Dist. Schools 160 None
Wire Tech Ltd. Manufacturing 100 None

 

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