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Welcome to Dalton ...
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Dalton has a population of 33,542 people<2> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Dalton.
Dalton is 760 feet [232 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Dalton lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Note: If you travel west from Dalton (for example, toward Ider (AL)), you will leave Eastern Time and cross into the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT).
Area codes for Dalton: (706) and (762)<4>
The ZIP codes for Dalton: 30719-30722<5>
Websites for Dalton ...
Official Website: www.citydalton.net/
Chamber of Commerce: www.daltonchamber.org/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Dalton had an population of 33,542 people. This is an increase of 1.25% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 12,009.03% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Dalton had a population of 33,128 people (or 32.29% of the total population of Whitfield County). This makes Dalton the county's most populous community.
The population of Dalton represents 0.34% of the population of Georgia (which has 9,687,653 people), making it the state's 20th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 33,128 people, the population of Dalton increased 11,859.57% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 277 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Dalton.
Adding Dalton to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Dalton in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Dalton was
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Dalton on our Genealogy Page.
Communities Also Named Dalton ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Georgia communities named Dalton: This one is located in Whitfield County and the other is located in Madison 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.
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.
In addition to the Tourism page for Dalton, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Dalton.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Dalton: www.citydalton.net/
The official website for Whitfield County: www.whitfieldcountyga.com/
The official website for State of Georgia: https://georgia.gov/
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This page was last modified: 10 Oct 2021