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Dallas Center, Iowa

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Welcome to Dallas Center ...

The city of Dallas Center is located in Dallas County.

The location of Dallas Center has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

A typical abbreviation for Dallas Center: Dallas Ctr. (or less commonly used: Dallas Cen., Dallas Cent. or Dallas Cntr.)

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Dallas Center has a population of 1,714 people<2> (see below for details).

Dallas Center is 1,040 feet [317 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The telephone area code for Dallas Center: (515)

The ZIP code for Dallas Center: 50063<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Dallas Center had a population of 1,623 people. This makes Dallas Center the county's 4th most populous community.

The population of Dallas Center represents 0.05% of the population of Iowa (which has 3,046,355 people), making it the state's 191st most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,623 people, the population of Dallas Center increased 1.76% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 1,595 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Dallas Center had an population of 1,714 people. This is an increase of 5.61% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 7.46% since the 2000 Census).

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

Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Dallas Center. If available, we provide a satellite 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 Center. 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 Center. Our list includes 5 papers.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Dallas Center ...

Looking for more information about Dallas Center? 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 Center, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Dallas Center.

Communities near Dallas Center ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Des Moines   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the East (E) of Dallas Center

Located in Polk County

West Des Moines   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Dallas Center

Located in Polk County

Urbandale   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East (E) of Dallas Center

Located in Polk County

Waukee   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Dallas Center

Johnston   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East (E) of Dallas Center

Located in Polk County

Clive   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Dallas Center

Located in Polk County

Grimes   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East (E) of Dallas Center

Located in Polk County

Perry   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Dallas Center

Adel   [Map]

Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of Dallas Center

Windsor Heights   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East (E) of Dallas Center

Located in Polk County

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>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 have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.

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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Dallas Center.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Dallas Center - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>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 Center). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Dallas Center or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Dallas Center) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Dallas Center. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Dallas Center

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Dallas Center. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.6864, Longitude: -93.9835     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Dallas Center have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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