2019 // Ooltewah

Did You Know?

In the early 20th century, Ooltewah was the county seat of James County – a former Tennessee county that was later incorporated into Hamilton County. The James County Courthouse, now listed on the National Register of Historic Places, can be visited today in downtown Ooltewah.

As one of Hamilton County’s fastest-growing areas, Ooltewah charms with its natural beauty, numerous housing options, and proximity to quality schools and businesses.


Real Estate

A mix of new constructions and established neighborhoods dot the beautiful Ooltewah landscape. Properties range from townhomes and condos to single-family homes on large, private lots. Lakefront homes are also available, while planned communities offering various amenities cater to young families and older adults.    

Notable communities include The Farm at Hampton Meadows, Hampton on the Lake, Meadow Stream, Seven Lakes, Flagstone, Hidden Lakes, Windstone Overlook, McKenzie Farm, Hamilton on Hunter, Providence Point, The Village of Oakbrook, Skyfall, and Creekside at Hampton Meadows. Cambridge Square, a 130-acre, pedestrian-friendly development, continues to add luxurious homes to the heart of Ooltewah.

Top Employers

Conveniently located between Chattanooga and Cleveland, Tennessee, Ooltewah is a short drive from the area’s top employers. Tenants of Enterprise South Industrial Park include Volkswagen’s North American
plant, Amazon, Plas
tic Omnium, Gestamp, and ADM. Also calling Ooltewah home are Miller Industries, RemSource USA, Hawker Powersource, and a FedEx warehouse. Wacker Chemie and Whirlpool are located 30 minutes away in Bradley County.


Adjacent to I-75, Ooltewah provides residents easy access to downtown Chattanooga, the Chattanooga Metropolitan Airport, and Hamilton Place Mall. Connecting interstates lead to Nashville, Birmingham, Atlanta, and Knoxville.


Ooltewah public schools include Ooltewah Elementary, Snow Hill Elementary, Wolftever Creek Elementary, Wallace A. Smith Elementary, Hunter Middle School, Hamilton County High School, East Hamilton Middle/High School, and Ooltewah middle and high schools. Several private education alternatives are nearby, including Silverdale Baptist Academy, St. Nicholas School, and Grace Baptist Academy.

Health and Wellness

Residents of Ooltewah don’t have to travel far to receive award-winning health care. Family medical and dental care are all easily accessible, while nearby health care systems include Tennova Primary Care – Ooltewah, CHI Memorial Imaging Center, Erlanger East in East Brainerd, Parkridge East Hospital in East Ridge, and two Parkridge Valley campuses in East Brainerd. Several of the region’s top senior care facilities, such as The Bridge at Ooltewah, Life Care Center of Ooltewah, Life Care Center of Collegedale, Garden Plaza of Greenbriar Cove, Morning Pointe of Collegedale at Greenbriar Cove, and The Lantern at Morning Pointe of Collegedale, are also close by. Morning Pointe of East Hamilton, offering assisted living, independent living, and memory care, will open in fall 2019.