Chickamauga, Georgia

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Chickamauga, Georgia

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High Points

Chickamauga strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Georgia):

Category Trophy
Low Violent Crime
(vs. Peers)
Top 5% trophy Chickamauga Low Violent Crime
Low Property Crime
(vs. State)
Top 12% Chickamauga Low Property Crime
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. State)
Top 13% Chickamauga Low Rate of Poverty
Median Family Income
(vs. State)
Top 19% Chickamauga Median Family Income

Comparative Profile of Chickamauga, Georgia

Comparing Chickamauga to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Georgia (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Male Share of the Population 7 8
Well-Paid Single Men 6 8
Well-Paid Single Women 6 7
Children Under 5 Years Old 5 2
Age of the Population 5 8
Senior Citizens 4 5
Female Share of the Population 4 3
Racial Diversity 3 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 7 9
Average Household Size 6 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Median Family Income 7 9
People Above Poverty 7 9
People in Middle Class or Better 6 9
College Educated Adults 4 4

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 6 8
Short Commute Times 5 5
Walking and Biking to Work 3 3
Public Transportation Use 3 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Property Taxes 8 6
Housing Recently Built 6 2
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 5 4
Affordability of Rents 4 4
People Living Alone 3 3
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Low Violent Crime 10 10
Low Property Crime 8 9

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Chickamauga Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 12 miles S of Chattanooga, Tennessee (center to center)
Nearest Large City 93 miles NW of Atlanta, Georgia
County Walker
Metro Area Chattanooga
Standard Zip Codes 30707
Phone Area Codes 706
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 34.871
Longitude -85.29

Chickamauga Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 12.3 miles
Jan Temp 30 to 49 F
Apr Temp 47 to 72 F
Jul Temp 69 to 90 F
Oct Temp 49 to 72 F
Annual Precip 54.5 inches
Distance 15.9 miles
Jan Temp 29 to 48 F
Apr Temp 43 to 71 F
Jul Temp 66 to 88 F
Oct Temp 46 to 72 F
Annual Precip 58.3 inches
Station DALTON
Distance 21.1 miles
Jan Temp 30 to 49 F
Apr Temp 47 to 72 F
Jul Temp 69 to 89 F
Oct Temp 49 to 73 F
Annual Precip 56.5 inches
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Chickamauga Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 2,245 100%
Male 1,104 49.2%
Female 1,141 50.8%
Under 18 583 26%
18+ 1,662 74%
65+ 300 13.4%
Median Age 36.7
Average Family Size 3
White 2,208 98.4%
African-American 13 0.6%
Asian 5 0.2%
American Indian & Alaskan 6 0.3%
Other 5 0.2%
Mixed Race 8 0.4%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 9 0.4%

Estimated Chickamauga Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 2,497
Growth 252
Growth % 11.2%

Chickamauga Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
US/American 31.9%
English 13.8%
Irish 13.7%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 12.4%
German 10.4%
Scotch-Irish 4.5%
Dutch 3.8%
Scottish 2.4%
Italian 2.3%
French (except Basque) 1.3%
Welsh 0.6%
Polish 0.6%
British 0.5%
Portuguese 0.4%
Norwegian 0.3%
French Canadian 0.3%
Romanian 0.3%
European 0.3%
Hungarian 0.2%
Swedish 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Chickamauga 2,245 $46,037
Fort Oglethorpe 6,940 $40,643
La Fayette 6,702 $29,141
Lookout Mountain 1,617 $76,580
Ringgold 2,422 $35,132
Rossville 3,511 $29,423
Tunnel Hill 1,209 $49,531
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Chickamauga High Schools (2004)

Serves 475 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 19.3

Chickamauga Colleges

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Historic Chickamauga


Chickamauga (Snodgrass House, Thomas' headquarters) between 1880 and 1930

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Chickamauga (Snodgrass House, Thomas' headquarters) between 1880 and 1930

The Snodgrass House (Thomas' Headquarters) c1902.

The Brotherton House between 1905 and 1915

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