Whitfield County

Whitfield County, Georgia

PO Box 868
Dalton, GA 30722
Phone: (706) 275-7450
Fax: (706) 275-7456

On northern border of GA, northeast of Rome; organized Dec 20, 1851 from Murray County. Name Origin: For the Rev. George Whitefield (1714-70), prominent Church of England clergyman who established Bethesda, one of the first orphanages in the U.S. Spelling changed by clerical error

Area (sq mi):: 290.65 (land 289.99; water 0.66) Population per square mile: 313.40
Population 2005: 90,889 State rank: 25 Population change: 2000-20005 8.80%; 1990-2000 15.30% Population 2000: 83,525 (White 72.20%; Black or African American 3.80%; Hispanic or Latino 22.10%; Asian 0.90%; Other 14.30%). Foreign born: 16.60%. Median age: 33.00
Income 2000: per capita $18,515; median household $39,377; Population below poverty level: 11.50% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $25,391-$27,072
Unemployment (2004): 4.20% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.00% Median travel time to work: 20.80 minutes Working outside county of residence: 13.10%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Dalton County seat (31,478)

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    The Whitfield County Board of Commissioners will receive sealed bids until 2:00 PM EDT on
    For at least 15 years, the Dalton-Whitfield Regional Solid Waste Authority has offered tree recycling services in which public works crews bring a wood chipper to convert discarded trees into mulch that will later be used for beautification projects around Whitfield County.
    When I came back to Georgia they offered me a supervisory position up in Whitfield County, in Dalton.
    The lawsuit, filed against the Whitfield County sheriff's office in U.
    In Whitfield County, alone, approximately 54% of the labor force is engaged in carpet manufacturing and carpet companies are the region's largest employers.
    Address: Whitfield County Public Schools, 1306 South Dixie Highway, Dalton, GA 30720-0780
    according to investigators in Whitfield County sherriff's office.
    Numerous carpet manufacturing plants, support industries, research facilities, and related businesses have located their headquarters here, and industrial and residential growth has made the city and surrounding Whitfield County one of the most prosperous areas in Georgia.
    Notes: all questions concerning this bid shall be submitted in writing to the whitfield county public works by email* or fax to mike turner , whitfield county fleet manager email: mturner@whitfieldcountyga.