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.
References[change | change source]
- "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on July 22, 2011. Retrieved June 27, 2014.
- "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 2011-06-07.
- Krakow, Kenneth K. (1975). Georgia Place-Names: Their History and Origins (PDF). Macon, GA: Winship Press. p. 253. ISBN 0-915430-00-2.