Rock Spring, Georgia

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Rock Spring is a small unincorporated community located in northwest Georgia about 14 miles south of Chattanooga, Tennessee. It is in Walker County which resides in Georgia's 9th congressional district.

A Lookout Mountain as seen from Straight Gut and Old Lafayette Road in Rock Spring.
Lookout Mountain from Rock Spring.

Local business[edit]

Some businesses and miscellaneous buildings located in "Downtown" Rock Spring are:

-The Brick Oven (Pizza) [1]

-A media design firm (Integrity Design and Coding)[2]

-A Georgia DMV office

-Three gas stations (Mapco, BP/Amoco Fuels, Midnight Oil)

-A U.S postal service branch

-Bank of LaFayette - Rock Spring Branch [3]

-Covenant Banking [4]

-Dollar General

-A State Farm insurance office

-Rock Spring Barbecue

-A veterinarian

-Rock Spring Day Care

-Kemco Computers [5]

-Donna's Doodily Doos (arts and crafts)

-Rock Spring Elementary School [6]

-Rock Spring Athletic Association (RSAA) baseball and soccer fields

-Wanda's Restaurant (Southern style food)

-Rock Spring Paint and Car Body shop

-Rock Spring Produce (Local Produce and flowers)

-Georgia Northwestern Technical College[7]

-Walker County Fire & Rescue

-Spicers 4x4 (Vehicle Modifications)

-Port-O-Potty Rental

-Potts Auctioning [8]

-North Georgia Equipment Sales (Lawn mowers, tractors)[9]

-A small trucking company (McGill Trucking)

Nissin Brake Georgia, a major casting, machining and assembly facility, was established in 2002. It is a sister facility to its parent (Nissin Brake Ohio) in Findlay, OH and is the largest employer in Rock Spring.[10]

The area[edit]

The nearest major city is Chattanooga, Tennessee, and the nearest incorporated cities are Chickamauga, Georgia and LaFayette, Georgia, just a few minutes away. From Rock Spring it takes roughly twenty minutes to drive in to the Chattanooga city limits, and about thirty-five minutes for downtown Chattanooga.

Area history[edit]

Northwest Georgia is a very historic area. During the Civil War, the battle of Chickamauga was fought in the Chickamauga, GA area, and was one of the major battles of the war. There is now a National Military Park (Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park) spanning hundreds of acres in Chickamauga. People can find information about the battle of Chickamauga and Chattanooga, view the beautiful landscape, visit the park museum, bike through the landscape, go horseback riding, and do many other activities in the park.

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