Whitfield County, Georgia
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Location within the U.S. state of Georgia
Georgia's location within the U.S.
|Founded||December 30, 1851|
|Named for||George Whitefield|
|• Total||291 sq mi (750 km2)|
|• Land||290 sq mi (800 km2)|
|• Water||0.6 sq mi (2 km2) 0.2%%|
| • Estimate |
|• Density||353/sq mi (136/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC−5 (Eastern)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC−4 (EDT)|
Whitfield County is a county located in the northwestern part of the U.S. state of Georgia. As of the 2010 census shows a population of 102,599. The county seat is Dalton. The county was created on December 30, 1851.