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Welcome to Dallas ...
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 1,343,573 people<3> (see below for details).
Dallas was established in 1841.
The community of Dallas is 480 feet [146 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Dallas lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Dallas is served by one (or more) of the following area codes: (214), (469)<5> & (972).
The ZIP codes for Dallas: 75201-75212, 75214-75253, 75258, 75260-75267, 75270, 75275, 75277, 75283-75287, 75295, 75301, 75303, 75310, 75312-75313, 75315, 75320, 75323, 75326, 75336, 75339, 75342, 75346, 75353-75357, 75359-75360, 75363-75364, 75367-75368, 75370-75374, 75376, 75378-75382, 75386-75398<6>
Websites for Dallas ...
Official Website: www.dallascityhall.com/
Chamber of Commerce: www.dallaschamber.org/
Junior League: www.jld.net/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Dallas had an population of 1,343,573 people. This is an increase of 12.17% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 13.04% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Dallas had a population of 1,197,816 people (which is 50.58% of the total population of Dallas County). This makes Dallas the county's most populous community.
The population of Dallas represents 4.76% of the population of Texas (which has 25,145,561 people), making it the state's 3rd most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 1,197,816 people, the population of Dallas has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,188,580 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Dallas.
Adding Dallas to Our Gazetteer ...
As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.
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.
In addition, we also found mention of Dallas elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Dallas on a Rand McNally Map of Texas (1897).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Dallas on our Genealogy Page.
Communities Also Named Dallas ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 31 communities that are also named Dallas - they are located in Alabama (3), 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, 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.
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 210 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.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Dallas: www.dallascityhall.com/
The official website for Dallas County: www.dallascounty.org/
The official website for State of Texas: https://texas.gov/
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This page was last modified: 08 Jun 2021