Lookout Mountain, Georgia Information:

Lookout Mountain, Georgia is in the northwestern part of Walker County, Georgia, a county in the far northwestern part of the state. It is part of the Chattanooga metropolitan statistical area. The city is located on Lookout Mountain and is home to the attractions Rock City, Rock City Look Out Mountain, Raccoon Mountain Caverns, and Lula Lake Land Trust. The city is also home to Covenant College. In 2010, the census reported the population of Lookout Mountain, Georgia at 1,602 citizens, but estimates in 2016 show that the population has decreased to 1,577 people.

In 2018, Lookout Mountain ranked #7 out of 450 of the “Best Places to Raise a Family in Georgia,” #15 out of 372 of the “Safest Places to Live in Georgia,” #18 out of 451 “Best Places to Buy a House in Georgia,” #26 out of 223 of the “Best Places to Retire, #69 out of 452 of the “Best Places to Live In Georgia,” and #164 out of 451 of the “Best Places for Millenials in Georgia.”

The livability index in Lookout Mountain is 79, which ranks in the 97th percentile, and is higher than both the Georgia state average of 61, and the USA average of 64. Lookout Mountain does well in cost of living and weather, and does poorly in crime, employment, and housing.
Lookout Mountain ranks highly in the areas of: crime, education, employment, weather and housing; yet it does poorly in amenities and in cost of living.

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The Mayor of Lookout Mountain is Mayor David S. Bennett. Mayor Bennett can be reached at 423-645-0019 or at DSBennett@BBandT.com.

CIty of Lookout Mountain
1214 Lula Lake Road
Lookout Mountain, Georgia 30750
423-645-0019

Crime in Lookout Mountain, Georgia:

In 2016, the crime-index in Lookout Mountain, Georgia was 35.6, compared with a national average of 277.2.

There were an estimated 635 total crimes for every 100,000 citizens in Lookout Mountain, Georgia. This is lower than the state average of 3,402 crimes for every 100,000 people, and lower than the average in the U.S. of 2,837 crimes per 1,000 residents. If we focus on violent crimes only, which include rape, murder, assault, and robbery, there were no violent crimes in Lookout Mountain, Georgia. The violent crime rate in the state of Georgia is 398 violent crimes for every 100,000 residents and the average in the U.S. is 386 violent crimes per 100,000 residents.

Regarding property crime, the rate in Lookout Mountain is 365 property crimes per 100,000 citizens. Again the rate in Lookout Mountain is lower than the state average in Georgia of 3,005 crimes for every 100,000 people, and lower than the national average of 2,837 property crimes per 100,000 people.

As of March of 2018, there were four (4) registered sex offenders living in Lookout Mountain, Georgia. The number of citizens to sex offenders is 448 to 1, which is comparable to the state average.

Facts about crime in Lookout Mountain, Georgia:

  • Lookout Mountain is safer than 98% of the cities in the United States;
  • The overall crime rate in Lookout Mountain is 78% lower than the national average;
  • In Lookout Mountain you have a 1 in 158 chance of becoming the victim of any crime; and
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Lookout Mountain has increased by 68%.

    Lookout Mountain, Georgia Police Department Address:

    Lookout Mountain Police Department
    1214 Lula Lake Road
    Lookout Mountain, Georgia 30750
    706-820-1586

    Other Information about Lookout Mountain Police:

    The Lookout Mountain Chief of Police is Chief Todd Gann. Chief Gann can be reached at 706-820-1051. Eric Robertson is the Assistant Chief of Police.

    In 2015, there were seven (7) full-time law enforcement employees in Lookout Mountain, seven (7) of whom were police officers. There was a ratio of 4.41 officers for every 1,000 citizens in Lookout Mountain, Georgia which is higher than the average in the state of Georgia with 2.49 officers for every 1,000 citizens statewide.

    Open Records Request in Lookout Mountain, Georgia

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    County Sheriff, Warrant, Most Wanted Information in Lookout Mountain, Georgia:

    Sheriff Steve Wilson is the Sheriff of Walker County, Georgia. Sheriff Wilson took office in January 1997 and is currently serving his fifth term as Sheriff.

    Walker County Sheriff’s Office
    105 South Duke Street
    Lafayette, GA 30728
    706-638-1909

    Walker County Jail
    105 South Duke Street
    Lafayette, GA 30728
    709-638-1909

    Address for sending mail to an inmate in the Walker County Detention Center:
    Inmates Full Name (The name they are booked under)
    ID# (5 digit) (given to the Inmate at time of booking)
    Walker County Jail
    PO Box 866
    LaFayette, GA 30728

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    If you are concerned you may have a warrant in Walker County, Georgia, you should contact the Sheriff’s Office at 709-638-1909.

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