Dallas, TX Quick Facts

  • Founded: 1841
  • Incorporated: February 2, 1856
  • Founded by: John Neely Bryan
  • Population (2019 estimate): 1,343,573
  • Official City Website: https://dallascityhall.com/
  • Total City Area: 385.8 sq mi (999.3 km2)
  • Counties: Dallas, Collin, Denton, Rockwall, Kaufman

2020 Accolades

  1. July 2020 – The Daily Meal’s Best Burger in Texas 2020 (Maple & Motor)
  2. November 2020 – CMA Award for Best Major Market Country Music Radio Station (KSCS 96.3)

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Dallas is one of the largest cities in Texas in both square miles covered and population. It serves as the anchor of the massive Dallas – Fort Worth metropolitan area (often called the Metroplex). The city is filled with amazing people working to improve their communities, world class restaurants, incredible sports and concert arenas, art galleries, museums, and parks. Here we discuss the latest good news about the city of Dallas, Texas the great deeds being done by the people who live there, the awards and accolades bestowed upon the city, and the amazing places and businesses that call the city home.