Varnell, Georgia Information:

Varnell, Georgia is in Whitfield County, Georgia along the Georgia/Tennessee border. In the 2010, the population of Varnell was 1,744 but it has grown and in 2016 it was estimated that it was almost 1,800.

In 2017, Varnell ranked #98 out of 449 of the “Best Places to Buy a House in Georgia,” #214 of 449 of the “Best Places to Raise a Family in Georgia,” and #250 of 449 of the “Best Places to Live in Georgia.”

The total crime rate in Varnell, Georgia was an estimated 1,381 per 100,000 residents. That number is less than the rate in the state of Georgia which has 3,402 crimes for every 100,000 residents and less than the national average of 2,837 crimes per 100,000 residents. The lower crime in Varnell is true for both violent crime and property crime.

In fact, the overall crime rate in Varnell, Georgia is 51% lower than the average in America and Varnell is safer than 66% of the cities in America. A person living in Varnell has a 1 in 73 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.

The Mayor of Varnell, Georgia is Anthony Hulsey who can be reached via email at:
ahulsey@cityofvarnell.com.

Varnell, Georgia Police Address:

Varnell Police Department
200 City Hall Drive
Varnell, GA
706-694-3141

Other Information for the Varnell, Georgia Police Department:

The Chief of Police in Varnell, Georgia is Lyle Grant. Chief Grant has been with the Varnell Police Department since 2003. He can be reached at 706-694-3141 or via email at: lgrant@cityofvarnell.com.

The Varnell Police Department has seven officers on the force.

There is a Facebook page for the Varnell Police Department:

Open Records Request in Varnell, Georgia:

The City of Varnell has websites which allow you to get open records for 2015, 2016, and 2017. The website is:

For other information you can contact them at 706-694-8800 or visit the Varnell City Office:
Varnell City Office
1025 Tunnel Hill Road NW
Dalton, GA 30720

For records in Whitfield County, Georgia, you should contact the Clerk of Court, Melica Kendrick at 706-275-7450. For criminal records the phone number is 706-275-7490 and civil records are available at 706-275-7480.
The location of the Clerk of Court is:
205 N. Selvidge Street
Dalton, GA 30720

This website has more detailed information:

County Sheriff, Warrant, Most Wanted Information in Varnell, Georgia:

The Whitfield County, Georgia Sheriff Department address is:
805 Professional Drive
Dalton, GA 30720
706-278-1233
Email: wcso@whitfieldcountyga.com

The Sheriff of Whitfield County is Scott Chitwood.

The Whitfield County Detention Facility is in the same building as the Sheriff’s Office. It is a four-story building that is 146,000 square feet and has the capacity to house 540 inmates. Captain Wesley Lynch is in charge of the Detention Facility at:
805 Professional Drive
Dalton, GA 30720

For information regarding warrants in Whitfield County, you can call the Sheriff’s Office at 706-278-1233; however, it is the policy of the Whitfield County Sheriff to not give any information regarding warrants out over the phone. You must show up in person to get information regarding warrants (tricky Whitfield County), the address is:
805 Professional Blvd.
Dalton, GA 30720

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