Dallas is a city in and the county seat of Paulding County, Georgia, United States. As of the 2010 census, the city had a population of 11,544. It was named for George M. Dallas, Vice President of the United States of America under James K. Polk.
|Motto: "A premier hometown"|
Location in Paulding County and the state of Georgia
Dallas was created by an act of the Georgia General Assembly on February 8, 1854, on 40 acres (160,000 m2) purchased from Garrett H. Spinks on May 14, 1852, for $1000. The first Commissioners were James H. Ballinger, James S. Hackett, Hezekiah Harrison, John S. Poole, and Garrett H. Spinks.
In the late 1850s the town no longer elected officers and a new charter was issued in 1883.
For many years The REAL WKRP was in Dallas,Georgia just to the west of the center of downtown.
On Comcast Channel 24 news, information, upcoming event descriptions, dates and times, and photos of other events are posted. The Government-access television (GATV) cable TV channel provides key information to residents of the City Of Dallas and Paulding County. Also Television Shorts on how to conserve water, electricity, and grease filled drainage systems. It provides messages from the Mayor and other key board members to the city.
Dallas is located at (33.918499, -84.840848).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 4.5 square miles (12 km2), of which, 4.5 square miles (12 km2) of it is land and 0.04 square miles (0.10 km2) of it (0.66%) is water.
Dallas is part of the Upland South region.