Dallas, Georgia

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Dallas is a city in and the county seat of Paulding County, Georgia, United States.[3] The population was 5,056 at the 2000 census It was named for George M. Dallas, Vice President of the United States of America under James K. Polk.

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History

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.

Public Access

On Comcast Channel 16 news, information, upcoming event descriptions, dates and times, and photos of other events are posted. The 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.

Geography

Dallas is located at 33°55′7″N 84°50′27″W / 33.91861°N 84.84083°W / 33.91861; -84.84083 (33.918499, -84.840848).[4]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 4.5 square miles (11.8 km²), of which, 4.5 square miles (11.7 km²) of it is land and 0.04 square miles (0.1 km²) of it (0.66%) is water.

Dallas is part of the Upland South region.

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