Place:Dalton, Hopkins, Kentucky, United States


TypeInhabited place
Coordinates37.283°N 87.75°W
Located inHopkins, Kentucky, United States
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names

Dalton is an inhabited place.

Origin of Town Name

This is from an article about the origin of town names in Hopkins County is from the City Desk Column by Ernest Claytor in the Madisonville Messenger; Madisonville, Kentucky; November 7, 1949.......... Dalton The original name was Garnettsville, but the Postmaster General thought that was too long when he came to establish a post office, and the local merchant, Mr. G.T. Bell, selected the name of Dalton for some unknown reason. --Dlbradley1 14:06, 30 July 2008 (EDT)