Dallas County , Texas

Dallas County: County in Texas, United States

Dallas County locator map
Location of Dallas County on Texas map.

About

Dallas County is a county located in the U.S. state of Texas. As of the 2010 census, the population was 2,368,139 and a population density of 1,006 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 2,635,888 inhabitants. Its county seat is Dallas. The county was created 175 years ago in 1846.

Dallas - Old Red Museum 01 image
Dallas - Old Red Museum 01
Dallas - Old Red Museum 01 image

Geography

Dallas County is located at 32°45'60"N 96°46'40"W (32.7666300, -96.7778700). It has 7 neighbors: Collin County, Denton County, Ellis County, Johnson County, Kaufman County, Rockwall County and Tarrant County.

Dallas County map

The largest city of Dallas County is Dallas with a population of 1,343,266. Other cities include, Irving population 240,916, Garland population 236,897, Grand Prairie population 195,272 and Carrollton population 139,892. See all Dallas County cities & populated places.

Weather

Dallas County forecast: Showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny. High near 76, with temperatures falling to around 74 in the afternoon. West southwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. more

Dallas County Quick Facts

Population : 2,635,888 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Texas (United States)
Different from : Dallas County, Dallas County, Dallam County, Dallas County, Dallas County
Twitter username : dallascountytx
Area : 2353 km2
Water as percent of area : 4%
Land as percent of area : 96%
Named for : George M. Dallas
Altitude : 436 feet / 133 meters
Capital : Dallas
Establishment : March 03, 1846
Time Zone : Central Time Zone
Local time : 19:25:24 (27th October 2021)
Density : 1,120 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 10.16% (2010-2020)
Weather : 76℉ Showers And Thunderstorms 7-days weather

Dallas County has 7 neighbours.

  • Dallas

Demographics

The population of Dallas County increased by 10.16% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 2,368,139 - census
2011 2,408,697 1.68% estimation process
2012 2,455,930 1.92% estimation process
2013 2,484,486 1.15% estimation process
2014 2,519,410 1.39% estimation process
2015 2,557,830 1.5% estimation process
2016 2,591,488 1.3% estimation process
2017 2,620,154 1.09% estimation process
2018 2,629,350 0.35% estimation process
2019 2,635,516 0.23% estimation process
2020 2,635,888 0.01% estimation process

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People born in Dallas County (12)

People born in Dallas County, including mathematician Edwin F. Beckenbach, politician Earle Cabell, film director Greg Benson, you can see a list of people who born in Dallas County.

  • Jack E. Jett (American talk show host) he was born in 17/06/1956
  • James Kitts (American football and basketball coach (1900-1952)) he was born in 14/06/1900
  • James Lawrence Fly (American lawyer) he was born in 22/02/1898
  • Joe Riley (American visual and plastic artist (1964-2007)) he was born in 26/02/1964
  • John Felton Parish (American mass murderer) he was born in 04/07/1933
  • Nick Leckey (Player of American football) he was born in 12/03/1982
  • Jim Hart (American actor)
  • Sue Ehlers (American cyclist)
  • Dale Tillery he was born in 17/02/1957

Other places with the same name (5)

Dallas County Populated Places (more)

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Dallas County.

City Name Population Title
Dallas 1,343,266 County seat of Dallas County, Texas; ninth largest city in the United States by population
Irving 240,916 City in Texas, USA
Garland 236,897 City in Dallas County, Texas, United States
Grand Prairie 195,272 City in Texas, USA
Carrollton 139,892 City in Texas
Mesquite 138,916 City in Dallas county, Texas, United States
Richardson 121,112 City in Texas, United States
Rowlett 68,388 City in Dallas County, Texas, United States
DeSoto 52,910 City in Dallas County, Texas, United States
Farmers Branch 51,373 City in Dallas County, Texas, United States
Cedar Hill 47,820 City in Texas
Coppell 40,958 City in Dallas County, Texas, United States
Lancaster 39,265 City in Dallas County, Texas, United States
Duncanville 38,189 City in Dallas County, Texas, in the United States
Sachse 25,964 City in Texas, United States
University Park 24,885 City in Dallas County, Texas, United States

Texas Other Counties (more counties)

County Name Population Title
Harris County 4,738,253 County in Texas, United States
Houston 2,316,120 County seat of Harris County, Texas; fourth largest city in the United States by population
Tarrant County 2,123,347 County in Texas, United States
Bexar County 2,026,823 County in Texas, United States
San Antonio 1,567,118 Second-most populous city in Texas, United States of America
Dallas 1,343,266 County seat of Dallas County, Texas; ninth largest city in the United States by population
Travis County 1,300,503 County in Texas, United States
Collin County 1,072,069 County in Texas, United States
Austin 995,484 City in Travis, Hays and Williamson counties, Texas, United States; Texas state capital and Travis County seat
Fort Worth 927,720 City in Texas, USA
Denton County 919,324 County in Texas, United States
Montopolis 912,791 City in Travis, Hays and Williamson counties, Texas, United States; Texas state capital and Travis County seat
Hidalgo County 875,200 County in New Mexico, United States
El Paso County 841,286 County in Texas, United States
Fort Bend County 839,706 County in Texas, United States
El Paso 681,534 County seat of El Paso County, Texas, United States