(pronounced "DAWL-ton") is a village in Cook County, Illinois, United States. The population was 25,614 at the 2000 census. Dolton is located just west of the expressway Interstate 94 and immediately south of the city limits of Chicago. Its most common ZIP code is 60419.
Dolton has one large water tower, visible from Sibley Boulevard, and also from Greenwood Avenue. It has a wide base & is painted powder blue with the word "DOLTON" on the top.
Dolton is bordered by Chicago to the north; South Holland to the south; Harvey and Riverdale to the west; and Calumet City to the east.
Dolton is the hometown of former NBA star Quinn Buckner, current NFL star Donovan McNabb,
According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 4.7 square miles (12.1 km²), of which, 4.6 square miles (11.8 km²) of it is land and 0.1 square miles (0.3 km²) of it (2.57%) is water.