Dallas at night
October 25-30, 1998 Dallas, Texas

The City of Dallas

General Dallas Information

The city of Dallas is located in the Northeastern part of the state of Texas at a little above 32 degrees north latitude and at about 96 degrees west longitude. It has a population of about 1,039,100 people, making it the eigth largest city in the United States. The Dallas Metropolitan area has a population of 2,968,509.
Dallas has the largest wholesale merchandise market in the world and the second largest concentration of telecommunications industry in the United States. It is also has the third largest concentration of industrial company headquarters in the United States, and is the number two convention city in the United States.
The Dallas weather, while it has it's summer highs well into the triple digits and winter lows of some hard freezes, the average yearly temperature is 65oF (18oC). The average total rainfall for the year is 29.5 inches (74.93 cm). In an average year, Dallas has 191 days of sunshine, 107 of which are rated "clear." The other 174 days are cloudy, 92 of them producing rain, sleet or snow.

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Telecom Corridor
Dallas' Sports Teams


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