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Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Dallas County, Texas.

City of Dallas Official Website

County of Dallas Official Website

The county was founded in 1846 and was possibly named for George Mifflin Dallas, the 11th Vice President of the United States under U.S. President James K. Polk.

Adjacent Counties


  • Balch Springs
  • Carrollton (part)
  • Cedar Hill (part)
  • Cockrell Hill
  • Combine (part)
  • Coppell (part)
  • Dallas (part)
  • DeSoto
  • Duncanville
  • Farmer's Branch
  • Ferris (part)
  • Garland (part)
  • Glenn Heights (part)
  • Grand Prairie (part)
  • Grapevine (part)
  • Hutchins
  • Irving
  • Lancaster
  • Lewisville (part)
  • Mesquite (part)
  • Ovilla (part)
  • Richardson (part)
  • Rowlett (part)
  • Sachse (part)
  • Seagoville (part)
  • University Park
  • Wilmer
  • Wylie (part)

Other Towns & Communities: Addison, Alpha, Buckingham, Cedar Springs, Duck Creek, East Dallas, Embree, Fruitdale, Hatterville, Highland Park, Hord's Ridge, Kleburg, La Reunion, Letot, Liberty Grove, Little Egypt, Long Creek, Meaders, New Hope, Noel Junction, Oak Cliff, Penn Springs, Pleasant Grove, Preston Hollow, Renner, Rylie, Sand Branch, Scyene, Sunnyvale, Trinity Mills and Tripp



Nat'l Reg. of Hist. Places

The Sixth Floor Museum & JFK Memorial

Pioneer Plaza Cattle Drive

Reunion Tower

Genealogical Society

Genealogy Trails

Dallas County Cemeteries