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Overview of Dalton

A historic town nestled in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, Dalton is known as the "Carpet Capital of the World" due to its profitable carpet-making industry. With its Southern charm and authentic small town feel, many families are looking for Dalton apartments for rent because it is a wonderful place to live. As bedspreads, and later toilet covers, bath mats, robes and throw rugs became popular with housewives in the early 20th century, Dalton began to emerge as a production hub for all things carpeted, and the community was able to come out of the Great Depression unscathed. Ever since, Dalton has been a successful manufacturing hub for carpet, drawing many Georgians to the area.

Living in Dalton

If exploring the outdoors is a passion, check out some of the local areas to hike and bike while looking for Dalton apartments for rent. Since Dalton is near the Blue Ridge Mountains, there are several trails and lakes that are popular with residents of Dalton apartments, including Snake Creek Gap Mountain, Farmers Lake and Pinhoti Trail. Some of these locations are part of the Appalachian Trail, making Dalton a popular destination for serious hikers. Since the history of the Civil War is so entrenched into the mind of the community, the military cemetery and battlegrounds in Dalton are among the most historically significant in the South. There are several reenactments that take place throughout the year, but if you want to explore the grounds for yourself, there are Civil War marker dedications at Mill Creek Gap, Crow Valley and Fort Hill.

Dalton Apartments and Cost of Living

You'll save on amenities when looking for Dalton apartments for rent. AreaVibes reports that the cost of living here is five percent less than the national average. Rental rates are also low compared to national numbers, and AreaVibes reports that these costs are 21 percent lower than national rental fees.

Apartments in Dalton Work and Study

Many students looking for apartments for rent in Dalton get their education at Dalton State University, a four-year college that has been a town fixture since 1963. Now, Dalton State offers baccalaureate degrees in a variety of fields. Those studying here enjoy the close proximity to Chattanooga and Atlanta as well as all the advantages of a small school setting. Sales representatives and wholesale manufacturing in the carpet industry account for the largest percentage of the workforce in Dalton. However, there are also job opportunities in computer analytics, accounting and nursing near apartments in Dalton as well. The largest employers in the area are Shaw Industries and Aladdin Mills, which are both carpet manufacturers.

46

Chattanooga, TN 37421

$842 and up

1-3 Beds1-2 Baths

Chattanooga, TN (Hickory Valley - Hamilton Place)

(46)

$842 and up

1-3 Beds1-2 Baths
11

Chattanooga, TN 37421

$589 and up

Studio-3 Beds1-2 Baths

Chattanooga, TN (Woodmore - Dalewood)


$589 and up

Studio-3 Beds1-2 Baths
24

Chattanooga, TN 37421

$699 and up

1-3 Beds1-2 Baths

Chattanooga, TN (Woodmore - Dalewood)


$699 and up

1-3 Beds1-2 Baths

Chattanooga, TN 37421

$829 and up

1-3 Beds1-2 Baths

Chattanooga, TN (Collegedale)


$829 and up

1-3 Beds1-2 Baths
123

Chattanooga, TN 37421

$699 and up

1-3 Beds1-2 Baths

Chattanooga, TN (Tyner - Greenwood)

(123)

$699 and up

1-3 Beds1-2 Baths
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30

Chattanooga, TN 37412

$679 and up

1-4 Beds1-2 Baths

Chattanooga, TN (East Ridge)

(30)

$679 and up

1-4 Beds1-2 Baths
36

Chattanooga, TN 37416

$674 and up

1-2 Beds1-2 Baths

Chattanooga, TN (Bonny Oaks - Highway 58)

(36)

$674 and up

1-2 Beds1-2 Baths
22

Chattanooga, TN 37416

$795 and up

1-3 Beds1-2 Baths

Chattanooga, TN (Murray Hills)

(22)

$795 and up

1-3 Beds1-2 Baths
5

Chattanooga, TN 37403

$679 and up

1-2 Beds1-2 Baths

Chattanooga, TN (Downtown)


$679 and up

1-2 Beds1-2 Baths
17

Chattanooga, TN 37404

$800 and up

1 Bed1 Bath

Chattanooga, TN 37402

$1,075 and up

1-3 Beds1-2 Baths

Chattanooga, TN (Downtown)


$1,075 and up

1-3 Beds1-2 Baths
34

Chattanooga, TN 37402

$1,000 and up

1-2 Beds1 Bath

Chattanooga, TN (Downtown)


$1,000 and up

1-2 Beds1 Bath

Chattanooga, TN 37415

$645 and up

Studio-3 Beds1-3 Baths

Chattanooga, TN (Hixson, Northgate - Big Ridge)


$645 and up

Studio-3 Beds1-3 Baths
6

Chattanooga, TN 37415

$879 and up

1-3 Beds1-2 Baths

Chattanooga, TN (Hixson, Northgate - Big Ridge)

(6)

$879 and up

1-3 Beds1-2 Baths
18

Cleveland, TN 37311

$889 and up

1-3 Beds1-2 Baths

39

Chattanooga, TN 37415

$779 and up

1-3 Beds1-2 Baths

Chattanooga, TN (Red Bank)

(39)

$779 and up

1-3 Beds1-2 Baths
22

Hixson, TN 37343

$712 and up

1-2 Beds1 Bath

Hixson, TN (Hixson, Northgate - Big Ridge)

(22)

$712 and up

1-2 Beds1 Bath
13

Chattanooga, TN 37405

$975 and up

1-3 Beds1-2 Baths

Chattanooga, TN (Moccasin Bend)


$975 and up

1-3 Beds1-2 Baths
24

Ringgold, GA 30736

$545 and up

1-2 Beds1 Bath

18

La Fayette, GA 30728

$425 and up

1-3 Beds1 Bath