Whitfield County, Georgia

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Whitfield County, Georgia
Map of Georgia highlighting Whitfield County
Location in the state of Georgia
Map of USA GA
Georgia's location in the U.S.
Founded December 30, 1851
Seat Dalton
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

291 sq mi (753 km²)
290 sq mi (751 km²)
1 sq mi (2 km²),
 - (2000)
 - Density

Time zone Eastern: UTC-5/-4

Whitfield County is a county located in the U.S. state of Georgia. It was created on December 30, 1851. It is part of the Dalton Metropolitan Statistical Area. As of 2000, the population was 83,525. The 2006 Census Estimate shows a population of 92,999 [1]. The county seat is Dalton6.


According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 753 km² (291 sq mi). 751 km² (290 sq mi) of it is land and 2 km² (1 sq mi) of it (0.23%) is water.

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As of the census of 2000, there were 83,525 people with 29,385 households residing in the county. The population density was 288.0 persons per square mile. There were 32,047 housing units in the county. The racial makeup of the county was 66.0% White, 3.9% African American, 0.5% Native American, 1.3% Asian, and 0.9% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 28.2% of the population.

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Coordinates: 34°48′N 84°58′W / 34.80, -84.97

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