Map of Dallas City | Political, Blank & Outline, Geography And Road Map
Dallas is located on the rolling prairies of northeast Texas, where the three branches of the Trinity River merge. It is the eighth-largest city in the United States. Dallas is the third most populous city in Texas with over 1.3 million (after Houston and San Antonio) and the metropolis of the sprawling Dallas–Fort Worth urban area, known locally as the Metroplex. Fort Worth lies 30 miles (48 km) west; other major cities in the metropolitan region include Arlington, Carrollton, Denton, Garland, Grand Prairie, Irving, Lewisville, Mesquite, Plano, Richardson, and University Park.
Texas became a U.S. State in 1845. The city of Dallas was founded by John Neely Bryan in 1841. At that time it was part of the Independent country, the Republic of Texas. There is some dispute as to how Dallas acquired its name, but it was referred to as Dallas as early as 1843. Dallas is the main economic center of the 12 county Dallas, Fort Worth, and Arlington metropolitan areas. The city’s economy is today primarily based on banking, commerce, telecommunications, computer technology, energy, and transportation.
Dallas City Map Facts
Location: North-central Texas; southern United States, North America
Slogan: “Dallas, the Texas Star”
Flower: Bluebonnet (Texas state flower)
Time Zone: 6 am Central Standard Time (CST) = noon Greenwich Mean Time (GMT)
Ethnic Composition: White 65%; Black 14%; Hispanic origin (of any race) 17%; other, including Native Americans and Asian/Pacific Islanders, 21%.
Elevation: 150–250 m (500–800 ft) above sea level
Latitude and Longitude: 32°50’N, 96°50’W
Climate: Hot, humid summers and mild winters.
Annual Mean Temperature: January 1°C (34°F); July 37°C (98°F)
Average Annual Precipitation: Snowfall is rare; precipitation is 750 mm (29.5 in).
Telephone Area Codes: 214 and 972
Postal Codes: 75201–75398
Political Map of Dallas
Dallas, city, Dallas, Collin, Denton, Rockwell, and Kaufman counties, seat (1846) of Dallas County, north-central Texas, U.S. Central Dallas is anchored by Downtown, the center of the city and the epicenter of urban revival, along with Oak Lawn and Uptown, areas characterized by dense retail, restaurants, and nightlife.
Blank & Outline Map of Dallas
This Blank & Outline Map of Dallas is designed to show you the interstates, highways, and major roads in Dallas, Texas. You can use this Dallas road map to plan your trip to Dallas when you come on vacation, or just explore this beautiful city. The Map shows a city map of Dallas with expressways, main roads, and streets.
Geography Map of Dallas
Dallas is located on the rolling prairies of northeast Texas, where the three branches of the Trinity River merge. It is the eighth-largest city in the United States. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 385.8 square miles (999.3 km2); 340.5 square miles (881.9 km2) of Dallas is land and 45.3 square miles (117.4 km2) of it (11.75%) is water. Dallas has a humid subtropical climate, though it is located in a region that tends to receive warm, dry winds from the north and west in the summer. Spring and autumn bring pleasant weather.
Road Map of Dallas
- Interstate Highways: I-20, I-30, I-35E, I-45, I-635
- US Highways: 66, 67, 75, 78, 80, 175, 180, 183, 205, 244, 289, 303, 310, 342, 348, 352, 354, 356, 408, Loop 12, 482 Spur
- Parkways/Expressways: Central Expy, Dallas North Tollway, Good Latimer Expy, Lakeview Pky, Northwest Hwy, Pearl Expy, Pioneer Pky, President George Bush Turnpike, R L Thornton Fwy, Stemmons Fwy, Woodall Rodgers Fwy.
Both buses and passenger trains serve Dallas. Dallas is served by two commercial airports: Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport (DFW) and Dallas Love Field (DAL).