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Dallas, Alabama
(Madison County)

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Welcome to Dallas ...

Dallas is located in Madison County.

When the people of Dallas refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Dallasite<1>

Dallas is 640 feet [195 m] above sea level.<2>.

Time Zone: Dallas lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Note: If you travel east from Dallas, you will leave Central Time and cross into the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT).

Telephone area codes for Dallas: (256) and (938)<3>

Communities near Dallas ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Dallas and not the distance if you are driving it.<4>.

Community   2015<5>
Country Village   [Map]   ---   NE   4 miles [6.4 km]
Gurley   [Map]   788   E   11 miles [17.7 km]
Huntsville   [Map]   190,582   SW   4 miles [6.4 km]
Madison   [Map]   46,962   W   10 miles [16.1 km]
Mooresville   [Map]   58   SW   19 miles [30.6 km]
New Hope   [Map]   2,800   SE   17 miles [27.4 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Dallas.

Communities Also Named Dallas ...

While we believe that this Dallas is located in Madison County, we know of another 2 Alabama communities named Dallas. Those communities are located in the following counties: Blount and Dallas County.

Beyond Alabama, there are 31 communities that are also named Dallas - they are located in Arkansas, British Columbia, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Manitoba, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri (2), North Carolina, Ohio (2), Oregon, Pennsylvania (2), South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, West Virginia, Wisconsin and Wyoming.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Dallas.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Dallas. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Dallas. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Dallas.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Dallas:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Dallas ...

Looking for more information about Dallas? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

Looking for more information about Dallas? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Dallas, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Dallas.

Search for Local Businesses ...

People are finding Google's 'Search-by-Location' to be a useful tool when planning visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Dallas. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

LodgingGas StationsBanks
Bed & BreakfastTruck StopsATMs
RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
 RV RepairRentals
PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
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AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
 DentistsPost Offices
Auto RentalChiropractors 
Auto LeasingVeterinarians 

Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Dallas. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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Footnotes ...

<1>A demonym is the name for a resident of a community which is usually derived from (or is related to) the name of that community. In other words, it's how the residents of Dallas refer to themselves. It's important to note that there aren't any rules for taking a community's name and turning it into a demonym. A demonym is informal and while the majority of Dallas may use one name, keep in mind that others may use something different.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Dallas - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Area code (938) is an overlay for area code (256). For more about area code overlays, please see our Glossary for Dallas.

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance from Dallas. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Dallas) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Dallas. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.7440, Longitude: -86.5767     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Dallas have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<5>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Dallas.

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<6>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Dallas.


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