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Dalton, GA, is a city located in Whitfield County, in the northwestern part of the state. Twenty minutes south of the Tennessee border, south of Chattanooga, TN, Dalton is the County Seat of Whitfield County. As of the 2020 census, the population of Dalton, Georgia was 34,941, making it one of the larger cities in the area.
The median household income in Dalton is $45,010, which is slightly below the median income for the state of Georgia. The cost of living in Dalton is lower though than the national average, making it an affordable place to live. Many residents are friendly and hardworking, focused on raising families and making their community a good place to live and work.
Dalton is known as the “Carpet Capital of the World” due to its history as a major center of carpet production. The city’s economy is still heavily reliant on the carpet industry, although other sectors, such as healthcare, education, and retail, have also grown in recent years. A lot of folks in this area work for the mills and the chemical companies that make the dye for the carpet and the hardwood and all that for these products.
Crime rates in Dalton are higher than the national average, with property crimes being the most common type of offense. However, the city has taken steps to reduce crime, including increasing police patrols and implementing community-based programs to engage residents in crime prevention efforts.
Overall, Dalton is a vibrant city with a diverse population and a rich history. Despite its challenges, it offers affordable living and opportunities for growth and development.
At Joshua J. Smith Attorney at Law offices, we know our community and its residents. We represent clients in personal injury and civil litigation as well as criminal defense. One of our larger areas of personal injury cases is work-related, given the sometimes hazardous conditions in the carpet production industry. We also work diligently on behalf of citizens accused of crimes from minor misdemeanors to serious felony crimes.
Like our fellow residents, we work hard – to protect your rights, to care about outcomes, and to do everything we can to help our fellow Dalton residents be treated fairly under the law. Call Joshua J. Smith Attorney at Law at (706) 217-2095.
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We are located at 207 West King St, Dalton, GA 30720. Please call (706) 217-2095 for an appointment or contact us here on our website. If necessary, we can arrange to visit you at your home.