Tuesday, July 25 , 12:46 PM

Dade Chamber

Why Dade

Why choose Dade County to live, work, and invest?

(For a visual of why Dade County is the perfect place to live, work, and invest, please watch this short video.)

Nestled in the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains, the major portion of Dade County is a serene fertile valley located between historic Lookout Mountain and stately Sand Mountain.  However, it extends and covers a portion of both mountains as well.

The county borders both Tennessee and Alabama. Trenton, the County Seat, is located only 25 minutes from downtown Chattanooga.  It is also the center of an interstate road system that puts it only 2 ½ to 3 hours away from other key metropolitan cities in both Tennessee and Alabama: namely Atlanta, GA., Knoxville and Nashville, TN and Birmingham and Huntsville, AL. Dade County is also within 500 miles of 75% of the US population.

Transportation: Dade County has two interstates that run through it, I-59 (North and South) and I-24 (East and West). It is also less than 30 minutes to I-75. Additionally, The Norfolk-Southern railroad has a main line that runs through the county and adjacent to our industrial park.

Recreation: Dade County is the home of one of the most successful Georgia state parks – Cloudland Canyon State Park. It is also home to one of the most extensive cave systems in the state, it is a center for hang gliding, and a center for both hiking and biking. For more information about recreation in Dade, click here.

Education: The Dade County public school system …….. Dade County is also home to Covenant College and the Southeast Lineman Technical Center and is adjacent to Georgia Northwestern Technical College and to Chattanooga where you will find the University of Tennessee Chattanooga campus and Chattanooga State. For more information about education in Dade, click here.

Business: Dade County is home to over 300 businesses of all sizes. It is also home to a diverse set of industries that range from health care to industrial boiler maintenance. To access our business directory, click here.

As you visit our site, you will find that Dade County is great place to live in, work in and invest in. Come and see for yourself.

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