Dade County, GA


County Seat - Trenton
Nearest MSA - Chattanooga, 20 miles

2015 Est. - 16,264

Available Labor Force

Labor Force 8,067
Unemployment 357
Unemployment Rate 4.4%

Tax Structure

Property Tax $23.36 per $1000
Sales Tax (Local) 3.0%
Sales Tax (State) 4.0%
Income Tax:  
Personal 6.0%
Corporate 6.0%
Use Tax Rate 4.0%
Unemployment Tax  


Railroads 2 rail lines-Norfolk South, CSX
Highways:  US-11, TN-136, TN-189, TN-301
I-59 Direct access (Adjacent)
I-24 8 miles to access (Adjacent)
Air Freight 0
Motor Freight 0
Navigable Waterway:


Air Service:  
Commercial Service Chattanooga Metro Airport, 20 miles
Runway Length, 7,400'
General Aviation Barwick LaFayette Airport, 29 miles
Runway Lenght 5,412'


Number of High Schools 1-Dade County High School
Number of Colleges Serving Dade County (2 & 4 year) 2-Covenant College, Dalton State College, Georgia Northwestern Technical College

Health Care

Hospitals 1-Hutcheson Medical Center (237 beds)
Clinics 3-Primary Health Care, Trenont Family Practice, Wildwood Lifestyle Center & Hospital
Doctors 8
Dentists 1
Nursing Homes 1-Dade Health & Rehabilitation

Major Employers

Firm Name Product Total Employees Union Affiliation
Dade County Schools         Schools 272 None
Gill Manufacturing Manufacturing 185 None
Stone Forestry Service Inc. Forest Service 160 None
County of Dade Government 142 None
National Boiler Service Inc. Manufacturing 112 None


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