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Dalton, Massachusetts
Heaven in the heart of the Berkshires

About Dalton
Nestled in the incomparable beauty of the Berkshires, Dalton is 50 miles northwest of Springfield and 130 miles northwest of Boston. The town has an array of cultural and natural attractions (see Community section) and is home to the world-class Crane papermaking company. Dotted with schools, churches and athletic fields, Dalton cherishes its small town atmosphere and is focused on family life. Basic needs can be satisfied right in town, while larger city shopping and amenities are easily available in neighboring Pittsfield and other nearby Berkshire towns.

Click on links below for more basic information, and be sure to check out our new Historic Photos section (in main menu).

Our County, Your Town
- links to Berkshire Eagle features on Dalton 13 Feb  2007

Dalton, a historic settlement
- Who was Tristram Dalton?? Here's a one-page history of our town.

Vital Statistics
- Just the facts, ma'am. Location, population, land area, voter stats, etc.

- All of typical New England in one county.

- links to aerial photos, Mapquest, etc.

Official site of the Town of Dalton, Massachusetts