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Welcome to Dalton ...

Dalton is located in Madison County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Dalton has a population of 33,665 people<2> (see below for details).

Dalton is 710 feet [216 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Telephone area codes for Dalton: (706) & (762)<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Dalton had an population of 33,665 people. This is an increase of 1.62% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 20.61% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Dalton had a population of 33,128 people (which is 117.81% of the total population of Madison County).

The population of Dalton represents 0.34% of the total population of Georgia (which has 9,687,653 people).

With a 2010 count of 33,128 people, the population of Dalton increased 18.69% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 27,912 people).

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

Communities Also Named Dalton ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Georgia communities named Dalton: This one is located in Madison County and the other is located in Whitfield County.

Beyond Georgia, there are 27 communities that are also named Dalton - they are located in Arkansas, California, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas (2), Kentucky, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Ontario, Pennsylvania, South Carolina (2), Texas (2), Utah (2) and Wisconsin.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Dalton.

Communities near Dalton ...

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

  • Athens [Clarke County]
  • Jefferson Valley [Clarke County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jefferson Valley
    • Jefferson Valley [Clarke County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southwest of Dalton
    • Estimated population in 2019: 939 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Jefferson Valley have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jefferson Valley
  • Patterson [Madison County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Patterson
    • Patterson [Madison County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the southwest of Dalton
    • Estimated population in 2019: 755 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Patterson have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Patterson
  • Cromers [Franklin County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cromers
    • Cromers [Franklin County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the northwest of Dalton
    • Population from the 2010 Census: 639 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cromers have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cromers
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Dewy Rose [Elbert County]
    • Arnoldsville [Oglethorpe County]
    • Silk Mills [Elbert County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Silk Mills
      • Silk Mills [Elbert County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the east of Dalton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 277 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Silk Mills have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Silk Mills
    • Lexington Heights [Clarke County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lexington Heights
      • Lexington Heights [Clarke County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southwest of Dalton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 228 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lexington Heights have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lexington Heights
    • Veribest [Oglethorpe County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Veribest
      • Veribest [Oglethorpe County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southeast of Dalton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 124 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Veribest have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Veribest
    • Cedar Shoals Estates [Clarke County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cedar Shoals Estates
      • Cedar Shoals Estates [Clarke County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southwest of Dalton
      • Population from the 2010 Census: 74 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cedar Shoals Estates have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cedar Shoals Estates

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 Dalton. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Dalton.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Dalton. 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 Dalton.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Dalton ...

Looking for more information about Dalton? 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 Dalton, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Dalton.

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Georgia

About Madison County

About Georgia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Madison County: www.madisonco.us/

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 Madison, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Dalton.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Dalton - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (762) is an overlay for area code (706).
<5>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- Dalton) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Dalton. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from DaltonOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Dalton. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.1659, Longitude: -83.1704    
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<7>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.






















 

 

 

 

 


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