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PA S S P O R T t o C H AT TA N O O G A This unique manual was created to alleviate many of the worries usually associated with relocating to a new area. Our goal is to provide you with a guide to many essential services as well as getting you acquainted with Chattanooga the self-proclaimed “Gig City” and surrounding areas. Thank you for choosing Element Funding! Known for the Song-Chattanooga Choo Choo by Glenn Miller!

Passport Professionals

Our existence in the marketplace has afforded us access to a variety of highly reputable professionals and businesses. This directory provides information to help acquaint you with Chattonooga and the surrounding areas. As a thank you for choosing Element Funding, look for money saving discounts in the mail after your first application process

Introduction to Chattanooga

The word Chattanooga comes from the Creek Indian word for “rock coming to a point.” This describes a mountain, which begins in Chattanooga and runs 88 miles through Alabama and Georgia. Initially the city started out with two different names-Ross’s Landing and Lookout City but in 1838, the city officially took the name of Chattanooga.

Getting to know Chattanooga

Tennessee Aquarium-A non-profit aquarium located on the Tennessee River with the ability to explore the aquarium’s two buildings. 1 Broad Street, Chattanooga, TN 37402 Lake Winnie Amusement Park & Soakya Waterpark-The South’s favorite Amusement park. Open Memorial Day thru Labor Day. 1730 Lakeview Drive, Rossville, GA 30741 Tennessee River Park-A ten-mile park with breath-taking views and beautifully landscaped walking trail with boating and fishing access. 4301 Amicola Highway, Chattanooga, TN 37402 Hunter Museum of American Art-An art museum focusing on art from the colonial era through today with a large collection of paintings, works on paper, photography, and more. 10 Bluff View, Chattanooga, TN 37403 Bluff View Art District-A historic district full of coffee shops, restaurants, art galleries, b&b’s, and more. 411 E. Second Street, Chattanooga, TN 37403

A L L A B O U T C H AT TA N O O G A General Data & Weather

According to census.gov (2016 data), the population of Memphis was up to 177,571. Chattanooga’s annual high is 71 degrees and the annual low is 50 degrees with an annual snowfall of 4 inches.


Hamilton County School District serves Hamilton County Tennessee. In 1997, Chattanooga City Schools merged into Hamilton County. The district serves about 44,000 students within 79 schools. Hamilton School District received an overall grade of a “B”


EPB provides electric service to Chattanooga residents. Customer Service 423.648.1372 Chattanooga Gas provides natural gas service to Chattanooga residents. Customer Service 866.643.4168 Tennessee American Water provides water service for Chattanooga residents. Customer Service 866.736.6420 INTERNET, PHONE, and CABLE can be provided by CHARTER SPECTRUM, XFINITY, and AT&T.

garbage &

Visit the City of Chattanooga’s website for garbarge and recycling collection


A L L A B O U T C H AT TA N O O G A General Information DMV Information Voter Registration Postal Services

Medical Facilities

CHI Memorial Hospital is a high performing not for profit hospital focusing on preventative, primary, and acute care. Erlanger Medical Center is a level 1 trauma center with a multi-hospital system that includes five hospitals located throughout Chattanooga. T.C. Thompson Children’s Hospital at Erlanger is a comprehensive teaching children’s hospital with highly trained pediatric surgeons, pediatric suites, and highest level of care for premature or sick newborns. HealthSouth Chattanooga Rehabilitation Hospital is one of the nation’s largest inpatient rehabilitation hospitals with top-notch equipment and technology.


A L L A B O U T C H AT TA N O O G A Neighborhoods

MLK/University area is a historic neighborhood with restored homes, historic apartment complexes, and fresh new secluded homes. Young families, college students, and young professionals enjoy this neighborhood. Northshore connects downtown with the northern part of the Tennessee River, with two grand city parks, nature trails, restored family homes, and bungalows make this neighborhood a prime choice. City Center is the heart of Chattanooga with the financial district, restaurants, nightspots, shopping district, and luxury condominiums for those looking to stay in the heart of it all. Riverfront after a $120 million redevelopment this neighborhood boasts upscale townhomes, condominiums, and apartments along the Tennessee River; with restaurants, attractions, and museums making this the perfect area for empty nesters and those preferring extravagance and ease. Southside offers a city feel with condominiums, townhomes, and single-family homes with designs ranging from contemporary to traditional; the Southside is home to The Chattanooga Choo-Choo, restaurants, local retailers, Finley Stadium and more.




Primary Residential Mortgage, Inc., DBA Element Funding, NMLS #3094. PRMI is an Equal Housing Lender. Some products and services may not be available in all states. Credit and collateral are subject to approval. Terms and conditions apply. Programs, rates, terms and conditions are subject to change and are subject to borrower(s) qualification. This is not a commitment to lend. Georgia Department of Banking and Finance 6521.

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