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Dallas, Texas Quick Facts

  • Population: 1.3 Million
  • Pro Sports Teams: 6
  • Nickname: The Big D
  • Celebrity: Vanilla Ice

Other Dallas Facts

Frozen Margarita
The frozen margarita machine was invented in Dallas

Big Tex
The 52 foot ‘Big Tex’ statue that greets visitors at the annual State Fair of Texas is the tallest cowboy in Texas.

Tallest Indoor Christmas Tree
During the winter holiday season, the Galleria Dallas is home to the country’s tallest indoor Christmas tree

No Navigation By Water
The Dallas area is the largest metropolitan area in the nation not on a navigable body of water

23 Richest Americans
The Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex is home to 23 of the richest Americans

Dallas By the Numbers


Number of annual visitors to the City of Dallas


Height (in feet) of Dallas’ tallest building

Square Miles

Area (in square miles) of Dallas


Average rainfall (in inches) per year in Dallas