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The location of Grand Prairie

Welcome to Grand Prairie ...

The city of Grand Prairie is primarily located in Dallas County. A portion of Grand Prairie extends into Tarrant County.

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

A typical abbreviation for Grand Prairie: Grand Pr.

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Grand Prairie has a population of 194,614 people<2> (see below for details).

Grand Prairie is 530 feet [162 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Grand Prairie is served by one (or more) of the following area codes: (214), (469)<4> and (972).

The ZIP codes for Grand Prairie: 75050-75054<5>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Grand Prairie had a population of 175,396 people (which is 7.41% of the total population of Dallas County). This makes Grand Prairie the county's 4th most populous community.

The population of Grand Prairie represents 0.7% of the population of Texas (which has 25,145,561 people), making it the state's 15th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 175,396 people, the population of Grand Prairie increased 37.64% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 127,427 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Grand Prairie had an population of 194,614 people. This is an increase of 10.96% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 52.73% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Grand Prairie.

Communities Also Named Grand Prairie ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 4 communities that are also named Grand Prairie - they are located in Illinois, Kansas and Louisiana (2).

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

Websites for Grand Prairie ...

Official Website:

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 Grand Prairie. 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 Grand Prairie. 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 Grand Prairie. Our list includes 10 papers.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Grand Prairie ...

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

Communities near Grand Prairie ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Dallas   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the Northeast (NE) of Grand Prairie

Fort Worth   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the West (W) of Grand Prairie

Located in Tarrant County

Arlington   [Map]

Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of Grand Prairie

Located in Tarrant County

Irving   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North (N) of Grand Prairie

Mansfield   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Grand Prairie

Located in Tarrant County

North Richland Hills   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Grand Prairie

Located in Tarrant County

Euless   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North (N) of Grand Prairie

Located in Tarrant County

Grapevine   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the North (N) of Grand Prairie

Located in Tarrant County

DeSoto   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Grand Prairie

Bedford   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Grand Prairie

Located in Tarrant County

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

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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 Grand Prairie.

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

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<4>Of the area codes for Grand Prairie, area code (469, 972) is an overlay.

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<5>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 Grand Prairie). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Grand Prairie or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

Our list of ZIP Codes for Grand Prairie includes: 75050, 75051, 75052, 75053 & 75054.

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<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Grand Prairie) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Grand Prairie. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Grand Prairie

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Grand Prairie. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.6865, Longitude: -97.0212     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Grand Prairie have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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