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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

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 (or 117.81% of the total population of Madison County).

The population of Dalton represents 0.34% of the 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 (with 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]
  • Commerce [Jackson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Commerce
    • Commerce [Jackson County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the west of Dalton
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,328 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Commerce
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Commerce<6>
  • Hartwell [Hart County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hartwell
    • Hartwell [Hart County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northeast of Dalton
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,446 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hartwell
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hartwell<6>
  • Elberton [Elbert County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Elberton
    • Elberton [Elbert County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the east of Dalton
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,350 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elberton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Elberton<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Royston [Franklin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Royston
      • Royston [Franklin County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the north of Dalton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,562 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Royston
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Royston<6>
    • Lavonia [Franklin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lavonia
      • Lavonia [Franklin County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the north of Dalton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,187 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lavonia have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lavonia
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lavonia<6>
    • Nicholson [Jackson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Nicholson
      • Nicholson [Jackson County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the west of Dalton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,909 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Nicholson have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Nicholson
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Nicholson<6>
    • Comer [Madison County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Comer
      • Comer [Madison County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the south of Dalton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,302 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Comer
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Comer<6>
    • Winterville [Clarke County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Winterville
      • Winterville [Clarke County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southwest of Dalton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,229 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Winterville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Winterville<6>
    • Franklin Springs [Franklin County]

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.

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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 obstructions 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 for your convenience: 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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