Dave Flessner with the Chattanooga Times reports that Fort Oglethorpe is the fastest growing city in the area (based on initial U.S. Census data). The city's population grew 42.2% during the 2000-2009 decade. Chattanooga grew by 10.2% and gained ground on Knoxville's seat as the third largest city in Tennessee.
Growth of other Northwest Georgia cities in the Chattanooga MSA:
Trenton - 21.1%
Ringgold - 17.7%
Chickamauga - 16.7%
LaFayette - 12.3%
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