Signal Mountain is a town in Hamilton County, Tennessee, United States. The town is a suburb of Chattanooga and is located on Walden Ridge, a land mass often mistakenly referred to as "Signal Mountain" itself. The population was 7,429 as of the 2000 census. According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 6.7 square miles (17.3 km2), all land.
Signal Mountain is home to a number of outdoors attractions including the Cumberland Trail, Mabbitt Springs, and Signal Point, which is a U.S. National Park. Visitors and citizens have many different locations where they can hike and backpack, such as Rainbow Lake and Edward's Point. The Signal Mountain Playhouse presents two plays per year including an outdoor musical every summer in the natural amphitheatre behind the Town Hall.
The MACC (Mountain Arts Community Center), located in the historic Signal Mountain Elementary School building, offers classes in music, dance, and visual arts. There is also a large outdoor public playground and pavilion called the Pumpkin Patch that is open for all to enjoy. Also, Bachman Community Center has many annual events as well as a small library and community garden plots. Additionally, the Mountain Opry hosts a weekly bluegrass music show every Friday evening.
- Elementary Schools: Nolan Elementary, Thrasher Elementary, Signal Mountain Christian School
- Middle School: Signal Mountain Middle/High School
- High School: Signal Mountain Middle/High School