Alcohol and Drug Rehab Centers in Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia

Fort Oglethorpe is a small community located in a county that runs along the Georgia/Tennessee state line. It is less than 10 miles south of historic Chattanooga, Tennessee. The location of Fort Oglethorpe allows visitors an opportunity to explore two of the most historic states in the country. It is also within a few short hours of the Atlantic Ocean.

Airport Info

Chattanooga Airports and Lafayette Barwick Airport-Awos are the closest full service airports to Fort Oglethorpe. Both are within a few miles of the city limits and are easily accessible. Chattanooga Airport has highway access that cuts down on drive time, but it is closer to a larger city which could cause delays.


Summer temperatures in Fort Oglethorpe are not influenced as much by the ocean as they coastal cities are. During the summer, temps range from approximately 70 degrees at night to 90 and over during the day. Winter months has a similar range with lows at around 30 and highs at close to 50 degrees.

Precipitation amounts can range from 3 to 6 inches each month. The early spring months are normally when the most rain or precipitation is reported.

Drug Abuse Rehabilitation/Information Centers

Metro Treatment of Georgia LP Northwest Georgia Treatment Center serves the Fort Oglethorpe and surrounding communities. It offers outpatient counseling services. All of its services are performed on an outpatient basis as the facility does not have the capacity to provide inpatient, residential treatment plans.


The Best Western Battlefield Inn and two Super 8 motels provide quality accommodations at an affordable price. It can be extremely stressful when a loved one is receiving outpatient drug and alcohol rehabilitation treatment. They need to have a positive support system. All three of these hotels offer special rates for individuals who will be staying for an extended period of time.

Employment Opportunities

The unemployment rate for Fort Oglethorpe and the surrounding area is below the state average. Between seasonal, part time and full time positions, residents and visitors alike can easily find employment in both the food service and tourist industries, if they choose to take on a job that supplements their income while visiting a loved one.

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