Whitfield County, GA
Whitfield County Overview
Dalton, GA in Whitfield County borders I-75 in Northwest Georgia. From this prime location, manufacturers and distributors alike are able to quickly reach customers and ports. Over 80,000 vehicles travel on I-75 through the county each day. Within a 350-mile radius you’ll also find 79 of the Fortune 1000, as well as 13 major U.S. markets.
Dalton is a manufacturing community with many international companies and well over 10 million square feet of manufacturing space in use today. Dalton is the floor covering capital of the world, but also has automotive, chemical, plastics, solar panel, and other manufacturing operations as well. The workforce knows how to do and make great things.
Dalton is served by two different rail mainlines, CSX and Norfolk Southern. Dalton is also home to one of the few dual served rail transloading facilities in Georgia, operated by both Norfolk Southern and CSX Transportation. These facilities provide rail-to-truck and truck-to-rail transfer services.
Target markets include Automotive, Plastics, Food and Chemical Manufacturing.