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The city of Dallas is located in Paulding County<1> and is the County Seat for Paulding County.

While we don't have a date for the founding of Dallas, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1870.

When the people of Dallas refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Dallasite<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Dallas has a population of 14,063 people<3> (see below for details).

Dallas is 960 feet [293 m] above sea level.<4>.

Time Zone: Dallas lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Note: If you travel west from Dallas (for example, toward Piedmont (AL)), you will leave Eastern Time and cross into the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT).

Telephone area codes for Dallas: (470)<5>, (678) & (770).

The ZIP codes for Dallas: 30132, 30157<6>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Dallas had an population of 14,063 people. This is an increase of 21.82% since the 2010 Census.

At the time of the 2010 Census, Dallas had a population of 11,544 people (or 8.11% of the total population of Paulding County). This makes Dallas the county's most populous community.

The population of Dallas represents 0.12% of the population of Georgia (which has 9,687,653 people), making it the state's 70th most populous community.

More information can be found on the Census Page for Dallas.

Communities Also Named Dallas ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 31 communities that are also named Dallas - they are located in Alabama (3), Arkansas, British Columbia, Colorado, Florida, 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.

Communities near Dallas ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Dallas.

  • Marietta
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the east)
  • Smyrna
    (18 miles [29 km] to the east)
  • Kennesaw
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kennesaw have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kennesaw
    • Kennesaw is located in Cobb County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 34,712 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kennesaw <7>
  • Kennesaw Acres
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kennesaw Acres have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kennesaw Acres
    • Kennesaw Acres is located in Cobb County
    • Estimated population in 2019: 34,077 people
  • Douglasville
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the southeast)
  • Acworth
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the northeast)
  • Cartersville
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the north)
  • Villa Rica
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the south)
  • Powder Springs
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the southeast)
  • Powder Springs Chase
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Powder Springs Chase have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Powder Springs Chase
    • Powder Springs Chase is located in Cobb County
    • Estimated population in 2019: 15,758 people

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Dallas. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Dallas.

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 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Dallas.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Dallas. Our list includes 7 papers. See our Newspapers 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 can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Dallas, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Dallas.

Adding Dallas to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Dallas in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Dallas was on a map (with an unknown title) dated 1855.

We also found Dallas in the book titled List of Post Offices in the United States (1870).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Dallas.

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>If you're interested in how the shape of Georgia's counties, including Paulding, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>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 city'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.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Dallas.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Dallas - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Of the area codes for Dallas, area code (470, 678) is an overlay.
<6>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Dallas). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Dallas or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<7>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<8>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.


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