Grand Prairie, Texas

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Grand Prairie
City
Nickname(s): GP
Motto: "Dream Big, Play Hard"[1]
Location of Grand Prairie in Dallas County, Texas
Coordinates: 32°42′55″N 97°1′1″W / 32.71528°N 97.01694°W / 32.71528; -97.01694Coordinates: 32°42′55″N 97°1′1″W / 32.71528°N 97.01694°W / 32.71528; -97.01694
Country United States
State Texas
Counties Dallas, Tarrant, Ellis
Area
 • Total 81.091 sq mi (210.02 km2)
 • Land 72.105 sq mi (186.75 km2)
 • Water 8.986 sq mi (23.27 km2)
Elevation 515 ft (157 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 175,396
 • Density 2,162.953/sq mi (835.121/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 75050-75054
Area code(s) 972, 214, 469, 817, 682
FIPS code 48-30464[2]
GNIS feature ID 1336802[3]

Grand Prairie is a city in Dallas County, Tarrant County, Ellis County in the state of Texas. It is a rather big city with a population or 175,336 people in 2010. Grand Prairie is part of a bigger region known as the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex made up of Dallas and Fort Worth and their suburbs or cities outside of them.

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