2017 // East Brainerd



Did You Know?
Before East Brainerd became the commercial and shopping center of Hamilton County, it was home to sprawling farmlands, and the land that became Hamilton Place Mall was home to “The Wolfman,” who owned wolves and other exotic animals. 



With a variety of housing options and easy access to major interstates, top employers, quality schools, and excellent health care, East Brainerd is an easy choice for families and young professionals.

Real Estate: East Brainerd residents can choose from a wide range of single-family homes, condominiums, townhomes, and apartments. Neighborhoods and subdivisions provide everything from starter homes to sprawling residences. Among many, communities include Mountain Shadows, The Lakes at Standifer, Emerald Valley, Brock Pointe, Council Fire, The Gardens at Heritage Green, Ashley Mills, Rosebrook,Reunion, Belleau Village, Brookside Commons, Shadow Ridge, Twin Brook, and Holland Gardens.

Top Employers: Major employers are located in and around the East Brainerd area. Volkswagen’s North American manufacturing headquarters and one of Amazon’s fulfillment centers is located nearby at Enterprise South.  Other top employers, including Gestamp, ADM, and Plastic Omnium, are located in the industrial park as well. The William Wrigley Jr. Company , CBL & Associates , a large T-Mobile call center, Schnellecke Logistics, U.S. Xpress, Astec Industries, and Cigna Healthcare are near East Brainerd residents as well.

Transportation: Downtown Chattanooga and the Chattanooga Metropolitan Airport are a short drive away, and I-75 provides easy access to Atlanta and Knoxville, while I-24 provides access to Nashville and I-59 which leads to Birmingham.

Education: Public schools include East Brainerd Elementary, Westview Elementary, Chattanooga School for Liberal Arts  (magnet school) and East Hamilton Middle/High School. Private schools nearby include Grace Baptist Academy, Standifer Gap SDA School, Silverdale Baptist Academy, and St. Nicholas School.

Health and Wellness: Several medical facilities are located on Gunbarrel and East Brainerd roads, the main thoroughfares for the area. Erlanger East Hospital, which offers an emergency department, surgery center, women’s services, family medicine, imaging and more is completing a multi-million dollar expansion, providing the area with a full-service healthy lifestyle center.  Siskin Hospital for Physical Rehabilitation’s Therapy Services provides rehabilitative therapy at its East Brainerd location. Parkridge Valley Behavioral Health Facility is also close by.