Dalton is in the far northwest corner of both the state of Georgia and the 762 area code. With a population of 33,128, Dalton is the second largest city in northwestern Georgia. The city is known as the Carpet Capital of the World due to the presence of over 150 carpet plants inside the city limits. Thanks to the large concentration of carpet plants, the carpet manufacturing industry is the largest industry in Dalton, and over 30,000 people work in the carpet industry located in Dalton. Almost ninety percent of functional carpets produced annually worldwide are manufactured within a twenty five-mile radius around the city. The existence of so many factories and corporations within one area make Dalton a popular place to live and work for lawyers who practice in the legal areas of workers’ rights and big business. The city is also home to Dalton State College.
Sports enthusiasts from all over Georgia enjoy coming to Dalton to visit the Georgia Athletic Coaches' Hall of Fame. Lawyers and other professionals who love history enjoy going to the Crown Archives, which is the largest private archives in Georgia. Beer lovers living in the 762 area code look forward to the annual Downtown Dalton Beer Festival, where they can sample over 40 different kinds of beer. Lawyers and other professionals that prefer a more kid- and family-oriented festival enjoy attending the annual Liberty Tree BBQ and Music Festival, which is held every October and allows for free admission for children who are 12 and under.