2019 // Signal Mountain

Did You Know?

The town of Signal Mountain was chartered on April 4, 1919 – and the newly formed government’s first order of business was to outlaw animals in the town’s limits. The government even hired a man with a horse to enforce the law!

Celebrating its centennial anniversary, the town of Signal Mountain has been charming residents with its beautiful scenery, quality schools, and diverse housing options since 1919.


Real Estate

From stately brick homes and modern condos to log cabins on wooded lots, Signal Mountain offers properties to suit any taste. The Signal Mountain Historic District features tree-lined streets and period homes. Grandview, St. Ives, Hidden Brook, Fox Run, Boulder Point, Carriage Hill, and Raptors Roost are examples of notable neighborhoods in the area. Newer developments include Wild Ridge, Signal Forest, The Cove at Signal Forest, GreyHawk Trails, and Union Stables.

Top Employers

Besides local businesses atop Signal Mountain, residents can commute downtown to employers such as BlueCross BlueShield, TVA, Unum, EPB, Cigna, the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, city and county governments, and CHI Memorial, Erlanger, and Parkridge Hospitals.


Residents of Signal Mountain are just minutes from downtown Chattanooga and major interstates that lead to the Chattanooga Metropolitan Airport, Knoxville, Birmingham, Atlanta, and Nashville. Roberts Mill Road and Taft Highway connect to Highway 27, which extends to I-24 and I-75.


Public elementary schools include Thrasher Elementary and Nolan Elementary, while Signal Mountain Middle/High School serves older students. Signal Mountain Christian School is a private school for grades K-5. There is also a homeschool organization on the mountain.

Health and Wellness

Major hospitals, including CHI Memorial, Erlanger, and Parkridge, are a short drive away, while family medical, dental, and pharmaceutical care services operate on Signal Mountain. Ascension Living Alexian Village, a nationally recognized retirement community on the mountain, offers independent living, assisted living, memory care, and rehabilitation and therapy.