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5920 Forest Park, Suite 400
Dallas, TX 75325
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4500 South Lancaster Roadd
Dallas, TX 75216-7167
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The Dallas–Fort Worth–Arlington, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area, the official title designated by the United States Office of Management and Budget, encompasses 13 counties within the state of Texas. The area is divided into two distinct metropolitan divisions: Dallas–Plano–Irving and Fort Worth–Arlington. Residents of the area informally refer to it as the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex, DFW, or The Metroplex.
It is the economic and cultural hub of the region commonly called North Texas or North Central Texas and is the largest land-locked metropolitan area in the United States. The Dallas–Fort Worth–Arlington MSA is, by population, the largest metropolitan area in Texas, the largest in the South, the fourth-largest in the United States, and the tenth-largest in the Americas.
As of the 2010 United States census, there were 6,371,773 people in the MSA with a racial makeup that was 50.2% European American, 15.4% African American, 0.6% Native American, 5.9% Asian, 0.1% Pacific Islander, 10.0% from other races, and 2.4% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 27.5% of the population. The median income for a household in the MSA was $48,062, and the median income for a family was $55,263. Males had a median income of $39,581 versus $27,446 for females. The per capita income for the MSA was $21,839.
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- GuideLive - What to Do in Dallas/Ft. Worth
- American Cotton Museum - Greenville - dedicated to the social history of the American Cotton Industry. Home of the Audie L. Murphy Memorial Hunt County Veterans's Exhibit.
- Aviation Heritage Museum - Fort Worth - will be built on land donated by H. Ross Perot, Jr. at Alliance Airport in Fort Worth, Texas.
- Cavanaugh Flight Museum - Addison - offers a collection of aircraft, artwork, and artifacts, spanning the time period between World War I and the Vietnam War.
- Dallas Museum of Natural History - Dallas - learn all about exhibits, collections, educational programs, upcoming events and more.
- Edgewood Heritage Park and Historical Village - Edgewood - authentic town and furnished structures representing rural life circa 1900.
- Fort Worth Museum of Science and History - Fort Worth - explore DinoDig, Kidspace, Omni Theater, Noble Planetarium, Hands On Science, Hands On History, and more.
- Guide to the Fort Worth Cultural District - Fort Worth - Information about current exhibitions and activities.
- Heard Natural Science Museum and Wildlife Sanctuary - McKinney - featuring exhibits, hiking trails, bird watching, guided walks, a canoe trail, and children's programs.
- Heritage Farmstead - Plano - turn-of-the-century farming on the Blackland Prairies.
- International Museum of Cultures - Dallas - increases interest and empathy for the preliterate peoples of the world.
- National Cowgirl Museum & Hall of Fame - Fort Worth - honors women who have distinguished themselves while exemplifying the pioneer spirit of the American West.
- Sixth Floor Museum - Dallas - examining the life, times, death and legacy of President John F. Kennedy.
- Southfork Ranch - Parker - filming location for the TV series "Dallas." Now serves as an event and conference center and museum.
- Southwest Dairy Center and Museum - Sulphur Springs
- The Science Place & TI Founders IMAX Theater - Dallas