Grand Prairie, Texas

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Grand Prairie
Nickname(s): 
GP
Motto(s): 
"Dream Big, Play Hard"[1]
Location of Grand Prairie in Dallas County, Texas
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
CountryUnited States
StateTexas
CountiesDallas, Tarrant, Ellis
Area
 • Total81.091 sq mi (210.02 km2)
 • Land72.105 sq mi (186.75 km2)
 • Water8.986 sq mi (23.27 km2)
Elevation
515 ft (157 m)
Population
(2010)
 • Total175,396
 • Density2,200/sq mi (840/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP codes
75050-75054
Area code(s)972, 214, 469, 817, 682
FIPS code48-30464[2]
GNIS feature ID1336802[3]
WebsiteCity of Grand Prairie

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 of 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.

References[change | change source]

  1. "City of Grand Prairie Texas". City of Grand Prairie Texas. Retrieved October 19, 2012.
  2. "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  3. "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.

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