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Ooltewah and Collegedale

Welcome to Ooltewah & Collegedale

Up, up, and away! That seems to be the new creed in the local area of Ooltewah & Collegedale. Though rich in Tennessean history, the community has recently seem an explosion of growth mostly launched off of the success of the new Volkswagen manufacturing plant that began production in 2011. Since then, the growth here has been tremendous and home buyers are beginning to find out what local residents already know: Ooltewah & Collegedale will woo you.

Eager to explore the Tennessee side of Ooltewah & Collegedale? Here's what you need to know before making a move.

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Getting Around

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


Population: 11,784
County: Hamilton
Zip Codes: 37302, 37315, 37363, 37315, 37421
Median Home Value: $422,000

Spotlights of Ooltewah & Collegedale

Outdoor Recreation

Experience the beauty of the Collegedale area with a variety of ways to be outdoors. From the family-friendly fun at the Imagination Station to the reflective trails along the Veteran's Memorial Park to a relaxing round of golf at The Ooltewah Club, you’re sure to find your adventure.

Exciting Attractions

It’s easy to live the good life, filled with plenty to do and lots to love here. Discover wonders of the ancient world at the Lynn Wood H Archaeological Museum, become an equestrian at Hidden Hills Farm & Saddle Club, and eat local at the year-round Ooltewah Farmers Market.

Ideal Location

Situated just outside of Chattanooga, Ooltewah & Collegedale offer endless local amenities with easy access to the fourth-largest city in Tennessee for even more to explore. Locally, you can stroll through Cambridge Square, a charming neighborhood bursting with shops.

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Plenty of Shopping

Amenities are within easy reach in the Ooltewah & Collegedale area. The basics are covered with several large shopping malls in addition to the adorable shops on Main Street in Collegedale. Don’t miss the delightful mixed-use district, Cambridge Square, in Ooltewah. Bringing the best local business together, you’ll find clothing boutiques, professional services and specialized health care, and artisanal finds that make perfect gifts (or treats for yourself!).

Delicious Dining

The scenery around Ooltewah and Collegedale makes for idyllic spots for a night on the town, with beautiful mountain vistas visible in any direction. To experience some of the area's culinary gems, try Il Primo in Ooltewah's Cambridge Square for authentic Italian, or the Ooltewah Whistle Stop on Main Street, complete with family-friendly favorites like handcrafted milkshakes. And, in Tennessee, you can't go wrong with the classic: Memphis Street BBQ.

Stellar Schools

Residents of Ooltewah and Collegedale are served by Hamilton County Schools, which enrolls more than 45,000 students. The school district boasts many special programs. Besides academic excellence, many extracurricular activities are available to students throughout grade levels. Hamilton County Schools successfully blends tradition with innovation by combining state-of-the-art educational technology with tried-and-true learning methods.

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Whether you’re a home buyer ready to make the move to Ooltewah & Collegedale or a home seller looking to learn the value of your property, you can always contact me for all of your Chattanooga area real estate needs. I'd be happy to answer your questions or help you navigate the next steps of your real estate journey!