Oak Cliff was a township founded in the mid-1800s and annexed in 1903 by the city of Dallas.Today, most of the area's northern residents are Hispanic.
On March 3, 1910 Allen Brooks was abducted from court and hung from Elk's Arch.
Several hundred white people participated in the lynching in down town Dallas.
In 1839, Warren Angus Ferris surveyed the area around present-day Dallas.
John Neely Bryan established a permanent settlement near the Trinity River named Dallas in 1841. The general consensus is that the city was named after either Dallas, Scotland or after Sen. The Republic of Texas was annexed by the United States in 1845 and Dallas County was established the following year.
Overall, the Dallas–Fort Worth metro area had the second largest population increase among metro areas in the U.
S., which recorded a population of 7,233,323 as of July 1, 2016, an increase of 807,000 people since the 2010 census.George Mifflin Dallas of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Other potential theories for the origin include his brother, Commodore Alexander James Dallas, as well as brothers Walter R. Dallas was formally incorporated as a city on February 2, 1856.With the construction of railroads, Dallas became a business and trading center and was booming by the end of the 19th century.Top to bottom, left to right: Downtown Dallas skyline, Old Red Museum, North Park Center, Dallas City Hall, Dallas Museum of Art, Winspear Opera House, Perot Museum of Nature and Science, State Fair of Texas at Fair Park, Dallas Union Station, the Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden, and the American Airlines Center) is a city in the U. The United States Census Bureau's estimate for the city's population increased to 1,317,929 as of July 1, 2016. It is the most populous city in the Dallas–Fort Worth metroplex, which is the fourth most populous metropolitan area in the United States. According to the 2010 United States Census, the city had a population of 1,197,816.In 1921, the Mexican president Álvaro Obregón along with the former revolutionary general visited downtown Dallas' Mexican Park in Little Mexico, the small park was located on the corner of Akard and Caruth Street, site of the current Fairmount Hotel. Kennedy was assassinated on Elm Street while his motorcade passed through Dealey Plaza in downtown Dallas. Johnson told police during a standoff that he was upset about recent police shootings of black men and wanted to kill whites, especially white officers.