Chattooga. I. Or Chatnga, one of the head branches of the Savannah river, rises near the S. frontier of North Carolina, and flows S. W. about 40 m. along the boundary between South Carolina and Georgia. II. A river of N. W. Georgia, rises in Walker co., and flows S. S. W. about 55 m. through Chattooga co. to the Coosa in Cherokee co., Ala.
Chattooga, a N. W. county of Georgia, bordering on Alabama, and intersected by the Chattooga river; area, 3G0 sq. m.; pop. in 1870, 6,902, of whom 1,503 were colored. The surface is diversified by valleys and mountains connected with the Blue Ridge. The principal summits are Taylor's ridge, John's mountain, and Dirtseller mountain. Limestone, marble, iron, and lead are, abundant. The chief productions in 1870 were 58.232 bushels of wheat, 145,403 of Indian corn, 17,802 of oats, and 901 bales of cotton. There were 803 horses, 1,094 milch cows, 2,110 other cattle, 3,623 sheep, and 8,732 swine. Capital, Summerville.