Welcome to Downtown Dalton, the heart and soul of the City of Dalton and Whitfield County, Georgia, nestled in the valley between the Cumberland and Blue Ridge Mountains! Downtown Dalton is Georgia’s fifth largest downtown district, with approximately 3,000 employees and 300 businesses. This historic and picturesque downtown district has been a national Main Street City since 1985 and is managed by the Downtown Dalton Development Authority (DDDA). An eclectic and impressive array of one-of-a-kind shops and dining choices, attractions from the Civil War era, and the region's leading professional businesses and financial institutions offer the perfect setting to play, learn, work and live.
DOWNTOWN DALTON DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY
Dalton, Georgia is located in Whitfield County on 1-75, 85 miles north of Atlanta and 25 miles south of Chattanooga, Tennessee.
Although known primarily as the Floor Covering Capital, Dalton features a historic and vibrant Downtown. The last few years have seen significant investment in Downtown through the addition of restaurants, breweries, residential, and an awesome outdoor performing arts park.
A master plan for of downtown is currently underway through a Renaissance Partnership Grant and a Housing Supply Assessment driven by the Greater Dalton Chamber.
Downtown Dalton is positioned to evolve into a Downtown destination with local governments and the private sector involved in all aspects of the planning process. In addition, Downtown Dalton enjoys the support of the community as demonstrated through surveys, focus groups, and town hall meeting input.
The Downtown Dalton Development Authority, a constitution authority, created in 1981 seeks an experienced, Downtown Development Professional as its next Executive Director.
Position particulars can be accessed by going to www.cityofdalton-ga.gov. Qualified individuals are encouraged to apply.
Additional information may be obtained by contacting George Woodward, Interim Director, at 706-876-2557 or firstname.lastname@example.org.