2017 // Hixson


Did You Know?
Named in 1884 for the Hixson family that settled and built up the area, Hixson was originally named Lookout, due to its view of Lookout Mountain. 


With both urban and rural areas and easy access to major roadways, Hixson offers numerous housing options, quality schools, and easy access to medical care, shopping areas, and top employers.

Real Estate: Hixson residents can choose from a wide range of single-family homes, including those with acreage, ridge views, and lake fronts and those located in golf course communities or quaint subdivisions.

Subdivisions like The Canyons at Falling Water, Boulder Pass at The Canyons, Ramsgate, and Stonewall Farms feature family houses that take advantage of the natural beauty of the Hixson area. Also available are planned communities, including Amber Brook Gardens, Stonewall Farms, the Cottages at Dallas, and Lenox Trace townhomes. Other notable subdivisions include North Glen Estates, Marina Cove Place, Middle Valley Estates, Breakwater Estates, Kingsridge, Ramsgate, and Hidden Harbor.

Top Employers: Hixson is home to some of Chattanooga’s leading employers including CHI Memorial, Invista,  Kordsa, Gold Bond, Inc., and Card-Monroe Corp. Hixson residents can also quickly access top employers in downtown Chattanooga and the surrounding areas.

Transportation: Hixson connects to I-75 and U.S. 27 by Highway 153, providing easy access to the Chattanooga Metropolitan Airport and interstates that lead to Knoxville, Atlanta, Birmingham, and Nashville. Hixson Pike provides direct access to downtown Chattanooga. 

Education: Hamilton County public schools include Big Ridge Elementary, Dupont Elementary, Falling Water Elementary, Middle Valley Elementary, Hixson Elementary, Rivermont Elementary, Loftis Middle, and Hixson Middle and High Schools. Private schools located in downtown Chattanooga and in the surrounding areas are easily accessible.

Health and Wellness: Hixson is a central location for family medical, dental, and wellness care. It is also the site of CHI Memorial’s Hixson Hospital which includes an emergency department, imaging center, cardiac care and rehabilitation, orthopedic care, physical therapy, and more.  Erlanger North is also close by and provides 24/7 emergency care along with family medicine and a number of other medical services.  Nationally recognized senior care facilities are also available. Among many notable centers include Life Care Center of Hixson, Morning Pointe of Hixson, and Brookdale Senior Living.