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'''Dallas''' is a city in [[Texas]] and the location of the assassination of President [[John F. Kennedy]] in 1963.
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'''Dallas''' is the third largest city in [[Texas]], although as a metropolitan area with Fort Worth, Dallas is the fourth largest in the United States, with a population of 5,221,801<ref>[http://factfinder.census.gov/servlet/GCTTable?_bm=y&-ds_name=DEC_2000_SF1_U&-CONTEXT=gct&-mt_name=DEC_2000_SF1_U_GCTPH1_US25&-redoLog=false&-_caller=geoselect&-geo_id=&-format=US-10|US-10S&-_lang=en|2000 US Population by Metropolitan Area.]</Ref>.
  
Dallas is also the filming location of Walker: Texas Ranger.
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Dallas was founded in 1841 and incorporated in 1856.  Dallas was the location of the assassination of President [[John F. Kennedy]] in 1963.  It was the center of the Texas oil boom, and still has many oil and gas companies in the city. The city's economy is also supported by many technology firms, universities and colleges and cultural venues. <ref>[http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/DD/hdd1.htm| Handbook of Texas]</Ref>
  
==See Also==
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==Dallas Sports Franchises ==
[[Dallas Texas Temple]]
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[[Dallas_Cowboys|Dallas Cowboys]] ([[NFL]] [[Football]])
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[[Texas_Rangers|Texas Rangers]] ([[Major_League_Baseball|MLB]] [[Baseball]])
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[[Dallas_Mavericks|Dallas Mavericks]] ([[NBA]] [[Basketball]])
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[[Dallas_Stars|Dallas Stars]] ([[NHL]] [[Hockey]])
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[[FC Dallas]] ([[Major_League_Soccer|MLS]] [[Soccer]])
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==References==
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[[Category:Texas Cities and Towns]]
 
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Revision as of 15:58, 13 May 2008

Dallas is the third largest city in Texas, although as a metropolitan area with Fort Worth, Dallas is the fourth largest in the United States, with a population of 5,221,801[1].

Dallas was founded in 1841 and incorporated in 1856. Dallas was the location of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy in 1963. It was the center of the Texas oil boom, and still has many oil and gas companies in the city. The city's economy is also supported by many technology firms, universities and colleges and cultural venues. [2]

Dallas Sports Franchises

Dallas Cowboys (NFL Football)

Texas Rangers (MLB Baseball)

Dallas Mavericks (NBA Basketball)

Dallas Stars (NHL Hockey)

FC Dallas (MLS Soccer)

References

  1. US Population by Metropolitan Area.
  2. Handbook of Texas