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Lookout Valley and St. Elmo

Welcome to Lookout Valley and St. Elmo

Located just 7 minutes west of Chattanooga, the beautiful area of Lookout Valley is home to very scenic suburban living that blends effortlessly with big city conveniences. Although only a short trek from the interstate, the community is a very serene one with gorgeous landscaping adorning its streets. Home buyers continue to flock here because of this and it’s central location.

Sitting at the base of the grand Lookout Mountain, St. Elmo provides a glorious view of the natural environment and the history of the community is evident the moment you arrive. A large part of the current revitalization is due to the influx of new residents that are attracted to the proximity to Chattanooga along with the arrival of new business. Homes here don’t last long!

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Getting Around

To Downtown Chattanooga: 10 min
Nashville, TN: 2 hours
Memphis, TN: 5 hours
Major Roads: I-24, I-59, I-75


Population: 2,741
County: Hamilton
Zip Codes: 37409, 37350
Median Home Value: $222,500

Spotlights of Lookout Valley and St. Elmo

A Tale of Two Cities

Whether you choose to call Lookout Valley home or you’re beckoned to St. Elmo, you’ll love where you live. Home designs in both areas offer you a variety of options from single-family homes to townhomes to condos. There are also restored historic homes to be had. Each with a variety of floor plans that make it easy to fit your lifestyle. One look is all it takes here.

Fantastic Education

As a new resident, you’ll quickly discover how serious education is taken in both Lookout Valley and St. Elmo. Parents heap praise on both the public and private school options here as the student bodies consistently exceed expectations. For more information about private schools near Lookout Valley and St. Elmo, visit the Chattanooga private schools page.


With downtown Chattanooga being only a short visit away, you’ll have all of the luxuries of city living while being able to enjoy the amenities of both Lookout Valley and St. Elmo. Enjoy spending the day at the Tennessee Aquarium, browsing the famous art at the Hunter Museum of American Art, or hopping from shop to shop. No matter how you like to spend your time, there's the perfect place or activity for you here, in this fantastic area.

Lookout Valley and St. Elmo Attractions

What You'll LOVE About Here

Lookout Valley and St. Elmo has been getting a lot of attention lately, but sometimes in all the big-news media hype about new developments, new companies, and big-city business and entertainment, it can be easy to overlook some of those small, local hometown favorites that truly make a place special. So let's not forget them! Here's what's REALLY great about Lookout Valley and St. Elmo!

All the Really Amazing Events

There’s always something fun happening in Lookout Valley and St. Elmo! An active local area, there are tons of events throughout the year that give you opportunities to meet your neighbors and explore this fantastic and historical community. Just a stone's throw from Chattanooga, make the trip and enjoy events there such as The Taste of Chattanooga.

Fantastic Local Cuisine

Delicious dining options and top-shelf shopping are also within your grasp. Lookout Valley with its established sense of community and St. Elmo’s new life energy are here waiting to impress you. No matter if you refer Southern comfort food, Italian pasta, or inventive Asian fusion, there's a perfect restaurant for you here! Give them a chance and you'll be impressed.

Outstanding Parks and Recreation

Perhaps best known for their gorgeous outdoor recreation, St. Elmo and Lookout Valley have no shortage of outdoor recreation. From the casual stroll to the adventurous hike, and everything between, there's an activity for everyone here! Consider exploring one of the following: Chattanooga Arboretum & Nature Center,  (contains 20 miles of trails to bike and hike on), Black Creek Golf Club (one of Golf Digest’s top Tennessee courses) or the newly built Tennessee Riverpark Addition.

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