Where is Dallas, TX?

As shown in the given Dallas location map that Dallas is located in the southern part of the United States and central-north of Texas. Dallas is the 9th most-populous city in the U.S, the 3rd-largest in Texas and the largest city in and seat of Dallas County. It comprising a total area of 383.44 square miles (993.10 km2), with an estimated population of 1,343,573 in 2019 U.S. census data.

Location Map of Dallas, Texas

Where is Dallas Located?

Dallas and surrounding metropolitan area is the largest metropolitan area in the southern region and fourth-largest in the country. Primarily, Dallas was founded in the year 1841; however, it is incorporated as city in the year 1856. Since that time city has experienced substantial development. The city's importance arose due to its historical and economic importance as a center for the oil and cotton industries along with its position and numerous railroad lines. Today, the economy of the city depends upon various sectors including commerce, telecommunications, banking, computer technology, energy, and transportation, home of several Fortune 500 companies. Furthermore, Dallas developed as a strong industrial and financial sector, and a major inland port. Above all, Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport is one of the largest and busiest airports of the world.

Dallas City Facts

Continent North America
CountryUnited States
CountiesDallas, Collin, Denton, Rockwall, Kaufman
Coordinates: 32°46′45″N 96°48′32″W
IncorporatedFebruary 2, 1856
Area383.44 sq mi (993.10 km2)
Elevation430 ft (131 m)
Population (2019)1,343,573
Population Density3,956.56/sq mi (1,527.64/km2)
Time zoneUTC−06:00 (Central) | Summer (DST) UTC−05:00 (Central)
ZIP CodesshowZIP codes[5]
Area codes214, 469, 945, 972, 682, 817[6][7]
FIPS code48-19000
GNIS feature ID1380944
Primary airportDallas/Fort Worth International Airport
Secondary airportDallas Love Field
InterstatesI-20, I-30, I-45, I-35E, I-345, I-635
U.S. routes67, 75, 77, 80, 175
Commuter railTrinity Railway Express
Rapid transitDART Light Rail
Government TypeCouncil-Manager
Government BodyDallas City Council