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The location of Dalton

Welcome to Dalton ...

The city of Dalton is located in Otter Tail County.

The location of Dalton has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

The pronunciation of Dalton: DAHL-tuhn<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Dalton has a population of 250 people<3> (see below for details).

Dalton is 1,370 feet [418 m] above sea level.<4>.

Time Zone: Dalton lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

The telephone area code for Dalton: (218)

The ZIP code for Dalton: 56324<5>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Dalton had a population of 253 people. This makes Dalton the county's 12th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 253 people, the population of Dalton decreased 1.94% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 258 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Dalton had an population of 250 people. This is a decrease of 1.19% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 3.1% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities Also Named Dalton ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 27 communities that are also named Dalton - they are located in Arkansas, California, Georgia (2), Indiana, Iowa, Kansas (2), Kentucky, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, 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.

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 Dalton. 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 Dalton. 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 Dalton.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper 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.

Communities near Dalton ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Fergus Falls   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the Northwest (NW) of Dalton

Elbow Lake   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South (S) of Dalton

Located in Grant County

Battle Lake   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Dalton

Evansville   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Dalton

Located in Douglas County

Ashby   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Dalton

Located in Grant County

Barrett   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the South (S) of Dalton

Located in Grant County

Underwood   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) of Dalton

Elizabeth   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Dalton

Wendell   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Dalton

Located in Grant County

Clitherall   [Map]

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Minnesota

About Otter Tail County

About Minnesota

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 Otter Tail County:

The official website for State of Minnesota:

Footnotes ...

<1>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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<2>The pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation for Dalton. While it might not be exactly right, hopefully it will be close. If we have it wrong or there's a better way to pronounce the name, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Dalton.

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<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Dalton - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<5>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Dalton). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Dalton or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' 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 for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Dalton

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Dalton. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 46.1739, Longitude: -95.9156     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Dalton have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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