Athens Regional Medical Center
Athens, Tennessee, is just 50 miles north of Chattanooga. This region has a strong economy, abundant natural beauty, and a high quality of life. Nestled in the foothills of the Great Smoky Mountains, Athens has maintained the attitude that gained it the nickname of The Friendly City while being able to grow its industrial economic base. A nearby 39,000 acre recreation area, Watts Bar Lake, hosts a variety of activities that include sailing, water skiing, and fishing. Also close by you can raft and kayak on the beautiful Ocoee River or go trout fishing on the Tellico River, which is one of the most scenic trout streams in America.