Catoosa County, GA
Catoosa County is located along the Tennessee border in Northwest Georgia. With a population of over 65,000, the county consists of two major cities, Ringgold (county seat) and Fort Oglethorpe. Interstate 75, which enters the state in Catoosa County and is one of the country’s major north/south transportation arteries runs through the middle of the county and has four major interchanges. Other major transportation routes in the county include U.S. Hwy. 27, 41 and 76.
Target Markets include Automotive, Textile and Big Box Retail.
General aviation services are available in neighboring Whitfield County at the Dalton Municipal Airport (27 miles), a full-service fixed-base operator, with a runway length of 5,500 feet. The Chattanooga Metropolitan Airport (13 miles) offers non-stop service to eight locations throughout the U.S. Air cargo is also available. Airlines serving the Chattanooga airport include: Allegiant, American Airlines, American Eagle, Delta and United Airlines.
A campus of Georgia Northwestern Technical College opened in Ringgold in 2016. Additionally, a wide selection of community, state and private colleges and universities are all within driving distance.
A portion of the Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park is located in the county as well as several pre-Civil War buildings. The park “preserves, protects and interprets” the sites of the battles of Chickamauga and Chattanooga. In addition to the area’s Civil War history, Fort Oglethorpe served as a major military outpost during the Spanish-American War, World War I, and World War II.
There are many industrial site options with all utilities. The county is served by two rail lines: Norfolk Southern and CSX.