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Miscellaneous References and Mentions

While our initial data about Dalton came from various goverment sources (GNIS, US Census, FIPS), we also found mention of Dalton in various books, maps and other sources. When we find a mention, a fact or snippet, we add that information to our Gazetter.

We've created the following list to keep track of the sources that proved useful in adding to our knowledge about Dalton. We hope that they will be useful to you.

Dalton is contained in a comprehensive list of Post Offices that was created by Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<1>

From that list:

The Dalton post office opened in 1812.

Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895)
Published by Rand McNally & Co.

A note taken from the Shipper's Guide for Dalton:
Services available in 1895: had a Post Office, a Express Office, no Railroad mentioned

List of Post Offices in the United States (1870)
Published by the Government Printing Office

Table of U.S. Post Offices in the United States (Jan. 1851)
Published by W. & J.C. Greer, Printers

U.S. Post Offices (Oct. 1846)
Published by John T. Towers

George#&160;F. Cram Map of Massachusetts (1901)
Published by George F. Cram& Co.

Shell Oil Road Map for Massachusetts (1956)
Published by Shell Oil Company

We found Dalton in these Censuses: 2010-1990. See our Census Page for Dalton for more information.

Both the GNIS and FIPS databases contain entries for Dalton. See our Misc Page for Dalton for more information.

Railroad Mentions of Dalton:

Dalton was mentioned in the following schedules:

Greyhound Bus Time Table (November 1931)

Michigan Central Railroad Time Tables (July 1912)

New York Central Railroad Time Table (April 1950)

The official website for Dalton:

The official website for State of Massachusetts:

Footnotes ...

<1>A copy of their list with background information can be found at:


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