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Analysis of Chickamauga, Georgia 1 Analysis of Chickamauga, Georgia Matthew S McCoy Mountain State University GEOG201 Fundamentals of Management Dr. Russell Graves February 25, 2011
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Analysis of Chickamauga, Georgia 2 Chickamauga, Georgia is located in northwest Georgia, approximately eight miles south of Chattanooga, Tennessee. It is a small town in the Blue Ridge section of the Appalachian Mountains, lying at the base of Lookout Mountain. The town center is approximately two square miles and is enriched with history. Some of the local residents have actually nicknamed Chickamauga “The Gettysburg of the South” because of its history. (Google Earth, 2010) As indicated in the map above, the City of Chickamauga uses a modified grid system for its streets and roads. This is necessary because of the terrain in the area along with preserving historical landmarks as well as certain developments in which landowners own large pieces of land in order to farm or graze. Traffic is relatively light in the area because there are not as many
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Analysis of Chickamauga, Georgia 3 people that reside in Chickamauga than those that choose to reside in surrounding cities, such as Chattanooga, Tennessee and Dalton, Georgia. The population of Chickamauga, estimated in July of 2009, was 2,621, which was an increase of 16.9 percent from 2000 (City-Data, 2003). The median resident age is 36.7 years, which is approximately 3 years higher than the state median (City-Data, 2003). The estimated household income is $138,700, which is approximately $25,000 less than the state average (City- Data, 2003). Of these residents, approximately 49.2 percent are males and 50.8 percent are
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