Introduction to Dalton, Georgia
Dalton was originally inhabited by Woodland and Cherokee Indians. It was settled in by Europeans after 1838. The city was named after Mary Dalton, mother of founder Edward White Dalton. The Western and Atlantic railroad was completed in 1847 and the East Tennessee and Georgia railroad entered the city in 1852. Dalton is also known as the Carpet Capital of the World.
Dalton and nearby Attractions
- Crown Gardens and Archives
- Dug Gap Battle Park
- Fort Mountain State Park
- Chattanooga African-American Museum
- Red Clay State Park
- Chattanooga Zoo at Warner Park
Things To Do In Dalton
During you stay in Dalton, you can visit the James Brown Park, the JoAnn Lewis Park, the Civitan Park, Brookwood Park, Heritage Point Park, Dalton Green Park and the Otis Cook Tree Park. You can also visit the Dalton Falls Miniature Golf Course, Galaxy Bowling, the Broaddus - Durkan Soccer Complex and the Al Rollins Baseball Complex. Golfers can spend their free time at the Nob North Golf Course.
It takes only few minutes to reach Lovell Field Airport.
Dalton Higher Education
Dalton State College is the local college. Higher educational facilities are also offered by Lee University, Kennesaw State University and Chattanooga State Technical Community College, among others.