Signal Mountain

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Did You Know?
The town of Signal Mountain was partially born out of the 1878 yellow fever epidemic in Chattanooga. Charles E. James led a group of people to the Signal Point area to escape the epidemic and purchased 4,400 acres of land that became Signal Mountain. 

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Real Estate: Residents can choose from historic homes to modern condos, with stunning views or wooded and creek-lined lots. The Signal Mountain Historic District features tree-lined streets and historic homes. Other notable neighborhoods include Old Town District, Carriage Hill, Birnam Woods, Fox Run, and Boulder Point. New developments include Wild Ridge, Grandview, Signal Forest, Raptos Roost, Greyhawk Trails, Sawyer Place, Falcon Bluffs, and Union Stables.

Top Employers: Besides local small businesses atop Signal Mountain, residents can commute downtown to major employers such as Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA), BlueCross BlueShield, Erlanger, CHI Memorial, and Parkridge Hospitals, UNUM, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, Chattanooga State Community College, the city of Chattanooga, and Hamilton County government.

Transportation: Residents of Signal Mountain are just minutes from downtown Chattanooga employers and major interstates that lead to the Chattanooga Metropolitan Airport, Knoxville, Atlanta, Birmingham, and Nashville. Roberts Mill Rd. and Taft Highway lead to Highway 27, which leads to I-24 and I-75 and access to major shopping areas, employers, and more.

Education: Public elementary schools include Nolan Elementary and Thrasher Elementary. For middle and high school students, Signal Mountain Middle/High School is a recently built, state-of-the-art facility.

Signal Mountain Christian School is a private Christian school for grades K-5. There is also a homeschool organization on the mountain.

Health and Wellness: Major hospitals, CHI Memorial, Erlanger, and Parkridge, are a short drive away, while family medical, dental, rehabilitation, and pharmaceutical care are all offered on Signal Mountain. Alexian Village, established in 1979, offers independent living, assisted living, nursing care, and physical rehabilitation.

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