National Register Listings in
Dallas County, Texas

1926 Republic National Bank 4928 Bryan Street Apartments 511 Akard Building Adamson, W.H., High School Alcalde Street-Crockett School Historic District Ambassador Hotel Angle, D. M., House Bella Villa Apartments Belo, Alfred Horatio, House Bianchi, Didaco and Ida, House Bluitt Sanitarium Braniff International Hostess College Bromberg, Alfred and Juanita, House Bryan-Peak Commercial Historic District Bryant, William, Jr., House Building at 3525 Turtle Creek Boulevard Busch Building Busch-Kirby Building (Boundary Increase) Cabana Motor Hotel Cedar Springs Place Central Congregational Church Chevrolet Motor Company Building Claremont Apartments Clements Hall Colonial Hill Historic District Continental Gin Company Dallas Coffin Company Dallas County Courthouse Dallas Downtown Historic District (Additional Documentation) Dallas Downtown Historic District (Boundary Increase) Dallas Fire Station No. 16 Dallas Hall Dallas High School Historic District Dallas National Bank Dallas Scottish Rite Temple Dallas Tent and Awning Building Dallas Times Herald Pasadena Perfect Home Dallas Union Terminal Dealey Plaza Historic District DeGolyer Estate Dixon-Moore House Ellis, James H. and Molly, House Emanuel Lutheran Church Fannin, James W., Elementary School Fidelity Union Life Insurance Building First National Bank Tower Florence, Fred, Hall Forest Avenue High School, Old Forest Theatre G & J Manufacturing Garland Downtown Historic District Gilbert, Samuel and Julia, House Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company Building and B.F. Goodrich Building Grace Methodist Episcopal Church Grand Lodge of the Colored Knights of Pythias, Texas Greenway Parks Historic District Greer, George C., House Gulf Oil Distribution Facility Harlan Building Hawkes, Z. T. (Tip), House Highland Park Shopping Village Hilton Hotel Hotel Adolphus Houston Street Viaduct Hughes Brothers Manufacturing Company Building Hyer Hall Interstate Forwarding Company Warehouse Joffre-Gilbert House Johnson Rooming House Kessler Park Historic District Kessler Park Historic District (Boundary Increase) King's Highway Historic District Lake Cliff Historic District Lamar-McKinney Bridge Lancaster Avenue Commercial Historic District Lawrence, Stephen Decatur, Farmstead Lemmon, Mark and Maybelle, House Levi-Moses House Levi-Topletz House Lincoln Paint and Color Company Building Magnolia Building Magnolia Petroleum Company City Sales and Warehouse Majestic Theatre Mary Apartments Mayflower Building McFarlin Memorial Auditorium McGaugh Hosiery Mills - Airmaid Mills Building McIntosh, Roger D., House Medical Dental Building Miller and Stemmons Historic District Miller, John Hickman, House Mitchell, John E., Company Plant Monroe Shops Mrs. Baird's Bread Company Building Munger Place Historic District North Bishop Avenue Commercial Historic District Number 4 Hook and Ladder Company Oak Lawn Methodist Episcopal Church, South One Main Place Paine House Parkland Hospital Patterson, Stanley, Hall Peak's Suburban Addition Historic District Perkins Hall of Administration Purvin-Hexter Building Queen City Heights Historic District Randlett House Rawlins, Capt. R. A., House Republic National Bank Roberts, Dr. Rufus A., House Romine Avenue Historic District Rosemont Crest Historic District Rush-Crabb House Sanger Brothers Complex Santa Fe Terminal Building No. 4 Santa Fe Terminal Buildings No.1 and No. 2 Sharrock, Everard Jr., Farmstead Shiels, Thomas, House Silberstein, Ascher, School Snider Hall South Boulevard-Park Row Historic District Spake, Jacob and Eliza, House St. Paul Methodist Episcopal Church Stanard-Tilton Flour Mill Stoneleigh Court Hotel Strain Farm-Strain, W.A., House (Boundary Increase) Strain, W. A., House Straus House Swiss Avenue Historic District Tenth Street Historic District Texas Centennial Exposition Buildings (1936-1937) Texas Farm and Ranch Building Texas Theatre Titche-Goettinger Department Store Travis College Hill Historic District Trinity English Lutheran Church Turtle Creek Pump Station Viola Courts Apartments Virginia Hall Waples-Platter Buildings Wedgwood Apartments Westend Historic District Wheatley Place Historic District Wilson Block Wilson Building Winnetka Heights Historic District
The Johnson Space Center, located in Houston, played a crucial role in the development of the U.S. space program. It was here that NASA trained its astronauts and mission control teams, and it continues to be an important center for space research and exploration today.

Dallas County, located in northern Texas, has a rich history that has contributed to its growth and significance. Here is a concise summary of its historical journey:

Established in 1846, Dallas County played a crucial role in the development of North Texas. The county's namesake, George Mifflin Dallas, was the Vice President of the United States at the time. The city of Dallas, the county seat, quickly emerged as a center for trade and commerce due to its strategic location along major transportation routes.

During the late 19th century, Dallas County experienced rapid economic growth driven by industries such as cotton, railroads, and cattle. The city of Dallas became a major hub for cotton trading, attracting business and establishing itself as a prominent financial center in the Southwest.

In the 20th century, Dallas County continued to evolve and diversify its economy. The discovery of oil in the nearby East Texas Oil Field in the early 1900s led to the development of the oil industry in the region, contributing to the county's prosperity. The county also played a significant role in the aerospace industry, hosting the headquarters of major aerospace companies and contributing to the growth of aviation technology.

Dallas County's cultural landscape reflects its vibrant and diverse population. The county is home to a wide range of cultural institutions, including museums, art galleries, theaters, and music venues. Dallas County also played a notable role in the civil rights movement, with important milestones in the fight for equality and integration.

Today, Dallas County stands as a major economic and cultural center. It boasts a robust economy supported by various industries, including finance, technology, healthcare, and telecommunications. The county is known for its thriving arts scene, professional sports teams, and diverse culinary offerings.

With its rich history, economic vitality, and cultural significance, Dallas County continues to shape North Texas as a dynamic and influential region.

  • Pre-19th Century: The area was originally inhabited by various indigenous tribes, including the Caddo, Wichita, and Comanche.

  • 1839: Dallas County was officially established and named after George Mifflin Dallas, the Vice President of the United States under President James K. Polk.

  • Mid-19th Century: Dallas County experienced significant growth with the establishment of Dallas as a trading post and the arrival of settlers drawn by the opportunities in trade and agriculture.

  • Late 1800s: The county prospered with the expansion of railroads, particularly the Texas and Pacific Railway and the Houston and Texas Central Railroad, which solidified Dallas as a major transportation hub.

  • Early 20th Century: Dallas County saw a surge in economic development and urbanization. Industries such as oil, cotton, banking, and manufacturing fueled the city's growth.

  • 1960s: Dallas County gained national attention due to its role in the civil rights movement. The city of Dallas was the site of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy in 1963.

  • Late 20th Century: Dallas County continued to experience rapid growth and diversification, becoming a major center for business, finance, and telecommunications. The county is known for its vibrant arts and cultural scene, including the Dallas Arts District.

  • Today, Dallas County is the second-most populous county in Texas and home to the city of Dallas, a thriving metropolitan area.