2020 // Ooltewah

(Above) Photo by BP Construction

Booming Beauty


Trending as one of Hamilton County’s fastest-growing areas, Ooltewah thrives off its ideal location, numerous housing options, and a serene setting.


Did You Know?

If everything in Ooltewah feels just a little newer, it’s probably because it is. Homes built after 1999 make up a higher proportion of the community’s real estate landscape than over 96% of neighborhoods in the United States.

(First) Photo by Nathalie DuPré, (Second) Photo by Philip Slowiak



With a generous supply of townhomes, condos, new construction, and single-family houses, Ooltewah has a lot to offer. Private lots, lakefront vistas, and planned communities offer various amenities for young families and older adults. Esteemed neighborhoods include Hidden Lakes, McKenzie Farm, The Village of Oakbrook, and Meadow Stream. Other notable communities in the area are The Farm at Hampton Meadows, Hamilton on Hunter, Hampton on the Lake, Seven Lakes, Flagstone, Windstone Overlook, Providence Point, Skyfall, and Creekside at Hampton Meadows, while the ever-evolving Cambridge Square continues to add luxury homes to the heart of Ooltewah.




Situated in the middle of Chattanooga and Cleveland, Tennessee, Ooltewah is a short drive from Enterprise South Industrial Park, which features tenants such as Volkswagen’s North American plant, Amazon, Plastic Omnium, Gestamp, and ADM. The area is also home to RemSource USA, Hawker Powersource, a FedEx warehouse, and Miller Industries. Nearby Bradley County boasts Wacker Chemie and Whirlpool as major employers.




Due to the proximity of I-75, Ooltewah residents have easy access to downtown Chattanooga and the Chattanooga Metropolitan Airport, and connection interstates lead to areas such as Nashville, Birmingham, Atlanta, and Knoxville.




Public schools in the Ooltewah area include Wolftever Creek Elementary, Wallace A. Smith Elementary, Ooltewah Elementary, and Snow Hill Elementary, as well as Hunter Middle School, East Hamilton Middle/High School, and Ooltewah middle and high schools. Private schools in the area are St. Nicholas School, Silverdale Baptist Academy, and Grace Baptist Academy.




Family medical and dental care is easily accessible for Ooltewah residents. A short drive provides access to notable health care systems such as 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. Top senior care facilities in the area include Life Care Center of Ooltewah, The Bridge at 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. In 2019, Morning Pointe of East Hamilton opened a 24-acre campus that supplies craftsman-style assisted living and Alzheimer’s memory care units.