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Dillon, Georgia
(Walker County)

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The location of Dillon

Welcome to Dillon ...

So far, we have found very little information about Dillon. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>

We've added Dillon to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Dillon, please Contact Us.

Dillon would have been located within present day Walker County.

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

While the community is gone, the present day location for Dillon is 2,000 feet [610 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: The area where Dillon was located is in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Note: If you travel west from Dillon (for example, toward Stevenson (AL)), you will soon leave Eastern Time and cross into the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT).

Dillon would have been located in the (706) and (762)<4> area codes.

Communities Also Named Dillon ...

While we believe that this Dillon is located in Walker County, we know of another 2 Georgia communities named Dillon. Those communities are located in the following counties: Dade and Thomas County.

Beyond Georgia, there are 23 communities that are also named Dillon - they are located in California, Colorado, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Mississippi (2), Missouri, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Ohio, Ontario, Saskatchewan, South Carolina, Texas, Virginia, West Virginia and Wyoming.

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

Websites for Dillon ...

Chamber of Commerce:

Although we don't have any websites that are specific to Dillon, the following might be of interest:

Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Dillon. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Dillon. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Dillon.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Dillon:

Communities near Dillon ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Chattanooga   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the North (N) of Dillon

Located in Hamilton County (TN)

East Ridge   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Dillon

Located in Hamilton County (TN)

Fort Oglethorpe   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Dillon

Located in Catoosa County

Milbro Heights   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Dillon

Located in Hamilton County (TN)

LaFayette   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Dillon

Rossville   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Dillon

Ringgold   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Dillon

Located in Catoosa County

Chickamauga   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Dillon

Bridgeport   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Dillon

Located in Jackson County (AL)

Trenton   [Map]

Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Dillon

Located in Dade County

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Dillon.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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The official website for State of Georgia:

Footnotes ...

<1>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Dillon, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<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.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Dillon - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>Area code (762) is an overlay for area code (706).

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<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Dillon) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Dillon. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.7970, Longitude: -85.4391     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Dillon have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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