Whitfield County (155)

Historic Markers Across Georgia


Whitfield County was created on Feb. 30, 1851.

The county seat is in Dalton, GA.,
and the county is 290.7 Square Miles in area.

  Click here to visit the Whitfield county home page.

  FIPS Code: 13313

  Information about Whitfield County, Georgia, from Wikipedia.

  Georgia County facts for Whitfield County.
  US Census Quick Facts about Whitfield County.


There are 57 Historic Markers in Whitfield County.

African-American Soldiers in Combat   -   GHS  155-3
  Fort Hill School, 104 Fort Hill Terrace, downtown Dalton, GA WMAD9Z    P*

Ascent to Dug Gap   -   GHM 155-12
  Dug Gap & E. Dug Gap Mtn Roads, S of Walnut & just E of I-75 WM64EV    P*

Atlanta Campaign Rocky Face Ridge May 7-12, 1864   -   USDI 
  At State Patrol office on US 41 north of I75, Rocky Face WM4BN6    P*

Babb's Settlement   -   GHM 155-9
  at Mill Creek Road at Babb's Rd near the Mill Creek Cemetery. WM621J    P*

Battle of Dug Gap   -   GHM 155-10
  at Mill Creek Road at Babb's Rd near the Mill Creek Cemetery WM621E    P*

Battle of Resaca   -   GHM 155-1
  US 41 about .4 mile N of Gordon County line at the church WM4BKX    P*

Battle of Resaca   -   GHM 155-2
  US 41 immediately north of Whitfield County Line WM4BKH    P*

Battle of Resaca   -   GHM 155-3
  on Chitwood Road ¾ mile east of Dixie Road (U.S. 41), Resaca, GA. WM4BKN    P*

Battle of Resaca   -   GHM 155-4
  Private side road S from E. Nance Spring Rd, .4 mi E of US41 WM4BKN    P*

Battles of Tilton   -   GHM 155-33
  US 41 at Tilton Road WM683    P*

Callaway Place-1814   -   GHM 155-29C
  Ga 201 at Gordon Springs Road WM4BNP    P*

Campaign for Atlanta: Johnston's Review   -   GHS 155-2
  at Ridge and Cuyler Streets, Dalton, GA WM6JX    P*

Clisby Austin House   -   GHM 155-25
  At the railroad tracks at Oak St in Tunnel Hill WM6218    P*

Confederate Cemetery   -   GHM 155-31
  Near old Chapel in cemetery at Cuyler & Ridge Sts, Dalton WM3CAE    P*

Confederate Defense of Mill Creek Gap   -   GHM 155-14
  Across RR tracks from Dalton Alumina Co on Rocky Face RR St WM680    P*

Cotton Gin   -    
  Prater Mill Road NE (Georgia Route 2), Varnell, GA      

Crow Valley   -   GHM 155-21
  Reed Pond Rd & Crow Valley Rd, due west of Waring WM4BNM    P*

Crow Valley   -    
  intersection of Poplar Springs Rd and Kittle Rd, Dalton, GA      

Dr. Anderson's House   -   GHM 155-6
  Dunnagan Rd W of Ga 201, 3.7 mi from US 41, near Liberty Church WM4BNJ    P*

Dr. Lacewell’s Office   -    
  Prater Mill Road NE (Georgia Route 2), Varnell, GA      

Dug Gap   -   GHM 155-11
  entrance to the Dug Gap Battle Park on Dug Gap Battle Road WM4BND    P*

Dug Gap -- 1 Mile -->   -   GHM 155-34
  Dug Gap Battle Rd. at the Visitors and Convention Center west of I-75. WM4BN9    P*

Fort Hill   -    
  104 Fort Hill Terrace, Dalton, GA      

Geary's Division to Dug Gap   -   GHM 155-8
  Ga 201 at the Walker County line WM621D    P*

General Cleburne's Proposal to Arm Slaves   -   GHS  155-4
  314 N. Selvidge Street, Dalton, GA WMCB1C    P*

General Johnston Headquarters   -    
  314 N. Selvidge Street, Dalton, GA    P*

George Disney's Grave   -   GHM 155-16
  At State Patrol office on US 41 north (west) of I 75, Rocky Face WM67T    P*

George Whitefield   -   GHM 155-28
  Courthouse in Dalton WM4BNX    P*

Hamilton House   -   GHM 155-17
  Chattanooga Avenue and Matilda Street, Dalton, GA WM67Y    P*

Harris' Gap   -   GHM 155-26
  New Hope Rd just east of Crow Valley Rd WM4BN1    P*

Historic Red Clay   -   GHM 155-34A
  Ga 71 at the road to Red Clay P*

Historic Varnell Home   -   GHM 155-32
  Ga 201 in the south edge of Varnell WM4424    P*

Johnny Marcus Memorial Loop   -    
  At bank on Tibbs at Walnut E of I-75, Dalton WM4BME    P*

McCarty Subdivision   -   GHS 155-1
  Willow Park Drive & Walnut Ave., Dalton, GA (Replaced by GHS 151-3)   

Military Operations in Crow Valley   -   GHM 155-23
  Reed Rd 1.6 miles north of Reed Pond Rd WM4BMT    P*

Mill Creek Gap   -   GHM 155-13
  Mill Creek Gap on Old US 41 between US 41 & Rocky Face RR St WM67Z    P*

Mill Creek Gap   -   GHM 155-13D
  State Patrol HQ on US 41 N of I-75 at Rocky Face WM4BNB    P*

North Line Dalton's Defenses   -   GHM 155-19
  Haig Mill Rd. 100 yds S of Poplar Church Rd. WM620P    P*

Old Federal Road   -   GHM 155-29B
  Ga 71 at junction with Ga 2 near Varnell WM7V1    P*

Prater's Mill   -    
  Prater Mill Road NE (Georgia Route 2), Varnell, GA      

Prater’s Mill   -    
  Prater Mill Road NE (Georgia Route 2), Varnell, GA      

Prater’s Mill and The Civil War   -    
  Prater Mill Road NE (Georgia Route 2), Varnell, GA      

Prater’s Mill Store   -    
  Prater Mill Road NE (Georgia Route 2), Varnell, GA      

R.R. Wood Station   -   GHM 155-5
  Nance Spring Rd and Gracie Rd, east of US 41 WM4BM2    P*

Schofield's 23d Corps in Crow Valley   -   GHM 155-22
  on Brent Road at Reed Rd. WM61WG    P*

Site: Ault's Mill   -   GHM 155-18
  on a short dead end street off of Haig Mill Rd. north of Dalton, GA, at the reservoir WM620K    P*

Stevenson's Line   -   GHM 155-20
  Crow Valley Rd north of Willowdale Road WM4BNG    P*

Stevenson's Line   -   GHM 155-20
  50 yards S of Poplar Church Rd .1 mile E of Crow Valley Rd WM620D    P*

The Blunt House   -   GHM 155-30
  US 41 in Dalton WM6R6    P*

The Chase and a Battle   -   GHM 
  805 Tilton Road, at Tilton Church Road, just west of Tilton. WM7FF    P*

The Flooded Gap   -   GHM 155-15
  On abandoned strip of old US 41 at Mill Creek WM67X    P*

The McCarty Subdivision   -   GHS  151-3
  Willow Park Drive at Walnut Ave, Dalton (Replaced GHS 155-1) WM64FW    P*

Tristram Dalton   -   GHM 155-29
  At City Hall, Pentz and King Sts, Dalton, GA WM4BMM    P*

Tunnel Hill   -   GHM 155-24
  At the railroad tracks at Oak St in Tunnel Hill WM6216    P*

Twentieth Corps in Dogwood Valley   -   GHM 155-7
  Ga 201 at Gordon Springs Road WM4BNT    P*

Water Turbine   -    
  Prater Mill Road NE (Georgia Route 2), Varnell, GA      

Western & Atlantic Railroad Tunnel   -   GHM 155-36
  At railroad crossing at Oak St in Tunnel Hill WM6213    P*


M  - The marker is missing.
P  - There is a picture of the marker on the detail page.
P* - There is a picture of the marker on the detail page and I have personally visited this marker.
R  - The marker has been removed.

Waymark of *NE - This marker is not eligible to be waymarked.


Other Whitfield County Resources.

Whitfield-Murray Historical Society