Welcome to Lookout Mountain
Nestled in Hamilton County, Lookout Mountain is a town that lets you be in two places at once. This Chattanooga suburb straddles the Tennessee-Georgia state line and offers both visitors and residents a taste of breathtaking natural beauty. Life on this mountain range—in both Lookout Mountain, TN and Lookout Mountain, GA—is nothing short of spectacular, especially if you love spending time in the great outdoors. And even with this “two-world” distinction, Lookout Mountain's 1,800 residents are as close-knit as ever.
Eager to explore the Tennessee side of Lookout Mountain? Here's what you need to know before making a move.
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Downtown Chattanooga: 16 min
Lookout Mountain, GA: 5 min
Knoxville, TN: 1 hr 49 min
Major Roads: I-24, US-11, US-41, US-27, TN-27
Zip Codes: 37350
Median Home Value: $610,000
Spotlights of Lookout Mountain
It's easy to get outside when you live in Lookout Mountain. Here, you'll be seconds away from top spots like Ruby Falls, a waterfall set in a cavern, and Point Park, which showcases countless winding trails ideal for hiking. And for the best views in town, be sure to climb up to Sunset Rock. Other top spots include Miliken Park and the Chickamauga & Chattanooga National Military Park.
Though it may seem like your average small town, Lookout Mountain is home to plenty of attractions that are sure to delight just about anyone. History lovers flock to the Battles for Chattanooga Museum to learn about the area's role during the Civil War. You'll also find locals and visitors alike climbing up the Incline Railway, which takes you to the top of Lookout Mountain.
One of the biggest perks that comes with living in Lookout Mountain is having easy access to both Chattanooga and the state of Georgia. You'll never have to drive more than 20 minutes to reach either destination, which means everything you could ever need is always close at hand. Lookout Mountain is also close to St. Elmo, Rock City, and Interstate 24.
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Plenty of Shopping
Although Lookout Mountain doesn't have many major retailers of its own, this town still features plenty of small businesses that are worth visiting. Incline Gifts and Mountain Memories stock some of the best locally sourced keepsakes in the area. For all of your everyday needs, Mountain Market has you covered. And if you're looking for some well-known stores, you'll find them at nearby Warehouse Row or 2 North Shore.
Lookout Mountain's local culinary scene showcases delicious flavors with a Southern twist. Cafe on the Corner serves up classic American fare in a 1900s-era grocery store, which helps to create a wonderfully historic ambiance. If you're eager to try Chattanooga's famed barbecue, look no further than The Purple Daisy. You also can't go wrong with the international fare at Cafe & Toast, a small chain that specializes in Vietnamese and Singaporean bites.
Children living in the Lookout Mountain are primarily served by the Hamilton County School District, which educates 24,000 students throughout the Chattanooga area. As of 2020, the district operates 44 elementary schools, 21 middle schools, and 17 high schools, along with a few combination and alternative schools.
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