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Welcome to Dafron ...

Dafron is located in Catoosa County<1>.

The location of Dafron has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Dafron has a population of 7,294 people<3> (see below for details).

Dafron is 690 feet [210 m] above sea level.<4>.

Time Zone: Dafron lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Note: If you travel west from Dafron (for example, toward New Hope (TN)), you will leave Eastern Time and cross into the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT).

Telephone area codes for Dafron: (706) and (762)<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Dafron had an population of 7,294 people. This is an increase of 39.15% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 100.49% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Dafron had a population of 5,242 people (or 8.2% of the total population of Catoosa County).

The population of Dafron represents 0.05% of the population of Georgia (which has 9,687,653 people).

With a 2010 count of 5,242 people, the population of Dafron increased 44.09% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 3,638 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Dafron.

Communities near Dafron ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Dafron.

  • Chattanooga [Hamilton County]
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    • Chattanooga [Hamilton County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the northwest of Dafron
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 184,742 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chattanooga
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Chattanooga<7>
  • Dalton [Whitfield County]
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    • Dalton [Whitfield County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the southeast of Dafron
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 33,368 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dalton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dalton<7>
  • Middle Valley Estates [Hamilton County]
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    • Middle Valley Estates [Hamilton County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the north of Dafron
    • Population from the 2010 Census: 12,684 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Middle Valley Estates have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Red Bank [Hamilton County]
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    • Red Bank [Hamilton County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the northwest of Dafron
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 11,881 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Red Bank have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Red Bank
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Red Bank<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Collegedale [Hamilton County]
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      • Collegedale [Hamilton County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the northeast of Dafron
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 11,400 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Collegedale have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Collegedale<7>
    • Signal Mountain [Hamilton County]
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      • Signal Mountain [Hamilton County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the northwest of Dafron
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,640 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Signal Mountain<7>
    • Signal Terrace [Hamilton County]
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      • Signal Terrace [Hamilton County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the northwest of Dafron
      • Estimated population in 2014: 8,519 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Signal Terrace have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Signal Terrace
    • Harrison Ferry [Hamilton County]
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      • Harrison Ferry [Hamilton County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the north of Dafron
      • Population from the 2010 Census: 7,769 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Harrison Ferry have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • LaFayette [Walker County]
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      • LaFayette [Walker County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the south of Dafron
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,508 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for LaFayette<7>
    • Thompsonville [Walker County]
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      • Thompsonville [Walker County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the southwest of Dafron
      • Estimated population in 2019: 6,528 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Thompsonville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Thompsonville

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Dafron. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Dafron.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Dafron. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Dafron.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Dafron. See our Newspapers Page for Dafron.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Dafron ...

Looking for more information about Dafron? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Dafron, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Dafron.

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About Catoosa County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Dafron. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Catoosa County: www.catoosa.com/

The official website for State of Georgia: https://georgia.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Georgia's counties, including Catoosa, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Dafron.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Dafron - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Area code (762) is an overlay for area code (706).
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Dafron) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Dafron. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.9570, Longitude: -85.2022       In this case, the coordinates for Dafron have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<7>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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