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Dallas is located in Dallas County and it is the county seat. It lies on the Trinity River, 30 miles east of Fort Worth.

The first Anglo-American settler built a log cabin on the original site in 1841. Two years later, the town had grown to two cabins, but by the 1870s, it had become a thriving commerce and business center. The first railroad was built to the area in 1872. In 1963, as he rode through Dallas, President John F. Kennedy was assassinated by Lee Harvey Oswald.

Today, Dallas, population 1,052,000, is the country's ninth largest city. It is the Southwest's leading business and financial center. Dallas boasts the world's largest wholesale market and claims to be one of the country's top convention cities as well as the state's premier visitor destination. January average high and low temperatures are 56 and 35 degrees; in July they are 95 and 74. The city is home to Southern Methodist University and numerous attractions.

Dallas is part of the Dallas, Texas metro area.

Dallas Greek Food Festival | American Institute Of Commerce | Barber College And Hairstyling School 2 | Southeastern Paralegal Institute |
Antique Shops and Shows Connie Williamson Antiques | Dallas Auction Gallery | J. Manheim Antiques, Inc. | Lotus Grove Antiques | Lovefield Antique Mall | Lovers Lane Antique Market | McKinney Avenue Antique Market | Mews Antiques | Nouveau Art and Antiques | Oranmore Antiques | Pittet Company |
Art Afterimage Gallery | Banks Fine Art Gallery | Biblical Arts Center | Casa Mexicana Art Gallery | Craighead-Green Gallery | Dallas Museum of Art | Dallas Shakespeare Festival | Dallas Symphony Orcestra | David Dike Fine Art | Empty Walls Gallery | Gallery Eklektikos | Gray Matters Gallery | Kittrell-Riffkind Art Glass | Lakewood Theater | Pan American Art Gallery | Photographs Do Not Bend Gallery | Roughton Galleries | Southwest Gallery | The Wendy and Reves Collection | Valley House Gallery | Victorian Paintings |
Education Criswell College | Extreme Danz | Southern Methodist University |
Restaurants, Cafes, Delis, Bakeries August Moon Restaurant | Avanti Restaurant Fountain Place | Avanti Ristorante | Avenue Baskets | Cantina Laredo Restaurants | Casa Rosa Cafe | Corner Bakery Cafe | Dralion Restaurant | Dream Cafe | Fuji Steak House and Sushi Bar | Grape Restaurant | Harvest Street Cafe | Hunky's Restaurant | III Forks Restaurant | Korea House | Lakewood Bar and Grill | Lincoln Plaza Cafeteria | Lola Restaurant | Lola The Restaurant | Marco Restaurant | May Dragon Restaurant | Savory 12 Restaurant | Sea Grill Restaurant |
History Age of Steam Railroad Museum | American Museum of The Miniature Arts | Frontiers of Flight Museum | Reunion Tower of Dallas |
Motels, Hotels and Resorts Bristol House Residential Suites | Ramada Plaza Hotel Downtown |
Residential and Commercial Real Estate Abio & Associates Real Estate | Phil Ross Realty | Tim H. Burke, Realtor |
Retirement De Tolosa Ranch |
Science The Science Place |
Sports and Sporting Events Hunting First Class |
Texas Counties Dallas County |
Wildlife Viewing The Dallas World Aquarium |

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11/22 Coming to The area
Fort Worth Show of Antiques and Art Fort Worth TX March8-9 Formerly the Dolly Johnson Antique Show, this is one of the oldest shows in Texas.
Paluxy River Spring Bluegrass Festival Glen Rose TX April4-6 Live entertainment in historic Oakdale Park.
Texas Shakespeare Festival Kilgore TX June27-July28 The Texas Shakespeare Festival employs high caliber actors, designers, and directors from throughout the nation.
Dallas Greek Food Festival Dallas TX September27-29 The Greek Food Festival supports Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church's ministries, community outreach, and youth programs.