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Chickamauga is a city in Walker County, in the Chattanooga metro area.
The community was named for the Indian tribe; the name derives from a Cherokee term for "deadwater" or "sluggish."
The latitude of Chickamauga is 34.871N. The longitude is -85.29W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 732 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 2,392.
In 1889, Confederate and Union veterans and their families gathered at the springs for a reunion.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Chickamauga demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Walker County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Chattanooga area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 30707 ZIP code.
13% of Chickamauga residents report German ancestry, and 16% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Chickamauga ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Chickamauga was $17,716, compared with $21,587 nationally.
10% of Chickamauga residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Chickamauga, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $346. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $829.
Libraries in Chickamauga include Chickamauga Public Library ... View libraries
Walker County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Chickamauga political report.
The average commute time for Chickamauga workers is 25 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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