Dallas–Fort Worth metroplex

The Dallas–Fort Worth–Arlington, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area, the offeecial teetle designatit bi the Unitit States Office o Management an Budget, encompasses 13 coonties within the U.S. state o Texas. Residents o the aurie refer tae it as the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex, DFW, or The Metroplex. It is the economic an cultural hub o the region commonly cried North Texas or North Central Texas an is the lairgest inland metropolitan aurie in the Unitit States.[3]

Dallas–Fort Worth-Arlington
Downtown Dallas, Texas in March 2009
Downtown Dallas, Texas in March 2009
Dountoun Fort Worth, Texas in Juin 2010
Dountoun Fort Worth, Texas in Juin 2010
AT&T Stadium in Arlington
AT&T Stadium in Arlington
Kintra Unitit States
State Texas
Principal ceeties
 • Urban
3644.2 km2 (1,407.0 sq mi)
 • Metro
24,059 km2 (9,286 sq mi)
Highest elevation
417 m (1368 ft)
Lowest elevation
131 m (430 ft)
 • Density245/km2 (634/sq mi)
 • Urban
4,145,659 (6t)
 • MSA
6426214 (4t)
 • CSA
6817483 (7t)
 MSA/CSA: 2010
Urban: 2000
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code(s)214, 254, 469, 682, 817, 903, 940, 972
InterstatesI-20.svg I-30.svg I-35.svg I-45.svg
I-35E.svg I-35W.svg I-345.svg I-635.svg I-820.svg


  1. "Table 1. Annual Estimates of the Population of Metropolitan and Micropolitan Statistical Areas: April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2009 (CBSA-EST2009-01)". 2009 Population Estimates. United States Census Bureau, Population Division. 23 Mairch 2010. Archived frae the original (CSV) on 15 Juin 2010. Retrieved 24 Mairch 2010. Unknown parameter |deadurl= ignored (help)
  2. American Community Survey Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington Urbanized Area (2008 estimate)
  3. [1] Archived Januar 2, 2010, at the Wayback Machine