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Overview

Introduction to Dallas, Georgia

Located in Paulding county, Dallas, Georgia, is 16 miles W of Marietta, Georgia (center to center) and 28 miles NW of Atlanta, Georgia. The city is located in the Atlanta metropolitan area.

Dallas History

The State of Georgia purchased the area of forty acres from Garrett H. Spinks and founded Dallas on May 14, 1852. The community was incorporated as a city on February 8, 1854. The city was named after George Mifflin Dallas, Vice President of America during the tenure of President James Knox Polk. Initially, Dallas was a crossroad of Cherokee tribes. The city became an intensive battlefield during the Atlanta Campaign of the American Civil War which took city in May of 1864.

Dallas and nearby Attractions

  • Cobb county Youth Museum
  • Red Top Mountain State Park
  • Marietta Museum of History
  • Sweetwater Creek State Park
  • Etowah Indian Mounds State Historic Site

Things To Do In Dallas

The Red Top Mountain State Park and Sweetwater Creek State Park offer a wide variety of recreational facilities such as hiking, swimming, and fishing. Museums in the city include the Cobb county Youth Museum and Marietta Museum of History. The Etowah Indian Mounds State Historic Site houses the region that served as a homeland of several Native Americans between 1000 and 1550 AD.

Dallas Transportation

The closest airport to the city is The William B. Hartsfield Atlanta International Airport.

Dallas Higher Education

Kennesaw State University, Life University, and Southern Polytechnic State University offer courses for higher studies.

Demographics

People

Total Population12,622
Male Share of the Population46.7%
Female Share of the Population53.3%
Senior Citizens11.7%
Employed Population 16+5,126
Age of the Population33

Families

% of people married46.2%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher19.3%
Median Earnings25+$36,580
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$28,281
Median Earnings With High School Degree$40,019

Wealth

Median Family Income$57,018
% Above Poverty Level81.6%
% Below Poverty Level18.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time35 minutes
% Working from Home6.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work0%
% Using Public Transportation0.9%

Housing

People Living Alone24.1%
Median Gross Rent$905
Median House Value$129,400

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)38.3%
English9.7%
Irish8.8%
German7.3%
West Indian4.5%
African3.6%
Haitian3%
Italian2.4%
Scottish2%
French Except Basque1.6%
Arab1.3%
Norwegian1.1%
Jamaican0.9%
Dutch0.7%
Polish0.5%
Swedish0.3%
British0.3%
Hungarian0.3%
Russian0.3%
Trinidad Tobago0.2%
Bulgarian0.2%
Welsh0.2%
Nigerian0.2%
Swiss0.2%
Canadian0.2%
Australian0.1%
Bahamian0.1%
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Dallas Almanac

CategoryValue
County Paulding County
Standard Zip Codes30132, 30157
Phone Area Codes678,770
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude33.91
Approximate Longitude-84.83

Dallas Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

StationDALLAS 7 NE
Distance6.7 miles
Jan Temp29 to 50 F
Apr Temp45 to 72 F
Jul Temp66 to 89 F
Oct Temp46 to 73 F
Annual Precip54.4 inches
StationCEDARTOWN 3 NE
Distance25 miles
Jan Temp29 to 51 F
Apr Temp46 to 72 F
Jul Temp67 to 89 F
Oct Temp46 to 73 F
Annual Precip53.7 inches
StationROME
Distance28.7 miles
Jan Temp29 to 50 F
Apr Temp45 to 72 F
Jul Temp67 to 88 F
Oct Temp47 to 72 F
Annual Precip56.1 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Acworth21,824$64,557
Douglasville32,317$61,592
Hiram3,751$64,948
Lithia Springs17,743$47,813
Powder Springs14,596$68,241
Rockmart4,222$33,385

Dallas Hospitals

Wellstar Paulding Hospital
(Non-profit)
600 West Memorial Drive

Dallas Public Schools

Burnt Hickory Elementary School
80 N Paulding Dr
ZIP: 30132
(678) 363-0970
Primary
Total Enrollment 896
Dallas Elementary School
520 Hardee St
ZIP: 30132
(770) 443-8018
Primary
Total Enrollment 471
Floyd L. Shelton Elementary School At Crossroad
1531 Cedarcrest Rd
ZIP: 30132
(770) 443-4244
Primary
Total Enrollment 1070
Herschel Jones Middle School
100 Stadium Dr
ZIP: 30132
(770) 443-8024
Middle
Total Enrollment 737
Lena Mae Moses Middle School
1066 Old County Farm Rd
ZIP: 30132
(770) 443-8727
Middle
Total Enrollment 575
Lillian C. Poole Elementary School
1002 Wayside Ln
ZIP: 30132
(770) 505-5541
Primary
Total Enrollment 407
North Paulding High School
300 N Paulding Dr
ZIP: 30132
(770) 443-9400
High
Total Enrollment 2034
Northside Elementary School
2223 Cartersville Hwy
ZIP: 30132
(770) 443-7008
Primary
Total Enrollment 447
Paulding Regional Youth Detention Center
538 Industrial Blvd N
ZIP: 30132
(770) 443-1166
Roland W. Russom Elementary
44 Russom Elem. School Ln.
ZIP: 30132
(678) 574-3480
Primary
Total Enrollment 814
Sammy Mcclure Sr. Middle School
315 Bob Grogan Dr
ZIP: 30132
(770) 505-3700
Middle
Total Enrollment 1166
Wc Abney Elementary
1186 Colbert Rd
ZIP: 30132
(770) 443-8000
Primary
Total Enrollment 949
Allgood Elementary School
312 Hart Rd
ZIP: 30157
(770) 443-8070
Primary
Total Enrollment 879
C. A. Roberts Elementary School
1833 Mount Tabor Church Rd
ZIP: 30157
(770) 443-8060
Primary
Total Enrollment 636
Carl Scoggins Sr. Middle School
1663 Mulberry Rock Rd
ZIP: 30157
(770) 456-4188
Middle
Total Enrollment 695
East Paulding High School
3320 E Paulding Dr
ZIP: 30157
(770) 445-5100
High
Total Enrollment 1666
East Paulding Middle School
2945 Hiram Acworth Hwy
ZIP: 30157
(770) 443-7000
Middle
Total Enrollment 841
Nebo Elementary School
2843 Nebo Rd
ZIP: 30157
(770) 443-8777
Primary
Total Enrollment 769
P. B. Ritch Middle School
60 Old Country Trail
ZIP: 30157
(770) 443-8000
Middle
Total Enrollment 654
Paulding County High School
1297 Villa Rica Hwy
ZIP: 30157
(770) 443-8008
High
Total Enrollment 1748
South Paulding Middle School
592 Nebo Rd
ZIP: 30157
(770) 445-8500
Middle
Total Enrollment 506

Dallas Private Schools

Victory Christian Academy
2907 Mulberry Rock Rd
ZIP: 30157
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 42
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