City of Collegedale

History of Collegedale

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The City of Collegedale incorporated in 1968 under the Commission / Manager form of government. The city has experienced steady growth over its history and enjoys a rich and diverse culture anchored by Southern Adventist University and being a suburban community of Chattanooga and the Tri-State region. 

McKee Foods Corporation (Little Debbie Snack Cakes) has several facilities and is headquartered here. Our many thriving residents and small businesses comprise a community on the move and continues to be one of the fastest growing cities in the State of Tennessee with direct access to the Mega Industrial Site of Enterprise South.

Low taxes, friendly business climate, affordable housing, family wage jobs, and so many recreational, shopping and educational opportunities have folks coming to and current residents staying in Collegedale. Our southern charm makes all the difference as we celebrate our success and treasure our past.