Dalton-Whitfield Chamber of Commerce
890 College Drive
Dalton, GA 30720

Phone: 706-278-7373 - Fax: 706-226-8739
email: info@daltonchamber.org

 

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DEMOGRAPHICS

Downtown Dalton, GA features the South's most impressive memorial to General Joseph E. Johnston, who commanded Confederate troops in battles around Dalton, as Sherman's army began its march from Chattanooga to Atlanta.

 

Land Area: Whitfield County covers 290 square miles and the greatest distance between boundaries is 26 miles.

Population: The 2009 population figures we have on file for our community are: 
Whitfield County is 93,698
City of Dalton is 33,604
Cohutta is 602
Tunnel Hill is 1,237
Varnell is 1,605

Climate: The climate in Dalton is just right in all four seasons. The average July temperature is 78.2 degrees, and the average January temperature is 40.9 degrees. The annual average temperature is 60 degrees; the average annual snowfall is 2.5 inches; and the average amount of rain per year is 52.3 inches. Dalton's humidity ranges from 50%-60% in the afternoon in cooler weather, and from 80%-90% in the morning, during warm weather. The average elevation in Whitfield County is 710 feet.

 

 

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