Fort Oglethorpe

Fort Oglethorpe is a vibrant community with various recreational opportunities, including parks, museums, and historical sites.

Welcome To Fort Oglethorpe

Fort Oglethorpe is a city located in Catoosa County, Georgia.  It's situated on the northwest corner of the state, near the Tennessee border.  The city is known for its rich history, particularly its association with the Civil War, it served as a strategic location and was home to a Confederate army training camp. The Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park, which commemorates the battles of Chickamauga and Chattanooga, in notable landmarks in the area. Additionally, the city offers shopping, dining, and outdoor activities, making it a popular destination for tourist and residents alike.

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Overview for Fort Oglethorpe, GA

10,196 people live in Fort Oglethorpe, where the median age is 44.7 and the average individual income is $27,753. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

10,196

Total Population

44.7 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$27,753

Average individual Income

Around Fort Oglethorpe, GA

There's plenty to do around Fort Oglethorpe, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

4
Car-Dependent
Walking Score
23
Somewhat Bikeable
Bike Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Droop Scoops, East Ridge Cork & Bottle, and Phil's Primetime Pizza.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 4.88 miles 8 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 4.4 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining · $ 4.88 miles 15 reviews 4.9/5 stars
Dining 4.79 miles 20 reviews 4.8/5 stars
Dining · $$ 2.28 miles 20 reviews 4.8/5 stars
Dining 4.28 miles 31 reviews 4.7/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Fort Oglethorpe, GA

Fort Oglethorpe has 4,746 households, with an average household size of 2.09. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Fort Oglethorpe do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 10,196 people call Fort Oglethorpe home. The population density is 733.6 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

10,196

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

44.7

Median Age

42.5 / 57.5%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

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10-17 Years

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25-64 Years

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65-74 Years

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75+ Years

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  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
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4,746

Total Households

2.09

Average Household Size

$27,753

Average individual Income

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60+ Minutes

Schools in Fort Oglethorpe, GA

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The following schools are within or nearby Fort Oglethorpe. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
Lakeview-Fort Oglethorpe High School
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
3/5
PUBLIC
PreK - 2nd
No rating available
Battlefield Elementary School
PUBLIC
3rd - 5th
3/5
Cloud Springs Elementary School
PUBLIC
K - 5th
2/5
Lakeview Middle School
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
3/5

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