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River City Company

Downtown Chattanooga’s economic development company.

Sponsored by River City Company
getting around
Getting Around: Overview


Chattanooga is nestled in the southeast corner of Tennessee along the Georgia border. The region is situated at the intersection of three major interstate highways, I-24, I-75, and I-59. In fact, Chattanooga is conveniently located approximately

  • 104 miles northwest of Atlanta
  • 100 miles southwest of Knoxville
  • 125 miles southeast of Nashville
  • 90 miles northeast of Huntsville, Alabama, and
  • 145 miles northeast of Birmingham.

Drive times and distances to downtown from outlying areas:

Chattanooga Area Drive Time Distance
Lookout Mountain 16 min 7.4 mi
Signal Mountain 14 min 8.5 mi
North Chattanooga/Riverview 6 min 2.0 mi
Red Bank 12 min 4.8 mi
St. Elmo 9 min 4.5 mi