Dallas/Fort Worth, Texas


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Dallas/Fort Worth Business Signs

The city of Dallas is named after George M. Dallas, US vice president under James K. Polk.  Dallas was settled by John Neely Bryan in 1841 and formally incorporated as a city on February 2nd, 1856.  Fort Worth was established in 1849 as an Army outpost.

Today, the Dallas/Forth Worth area, often referred to as the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex, encompasses 13 counties in North Texas.  The metroplex is the largest land-locked metropolitan area in the US.  According to a 2011 U.S. Census estimate, the Dallas/Fort Worth area has a population of 6,526,548 people.

The Dallas/Fort Worth metropolitan economy had a GDP of $420.34 billion in 2012, making it the sixth largest in the nation.  In 2013, the area also led the U.S. with the largest year-over-year increase in employment, advancing to become the fourth-largest employment center in America.

Dallas serves as the convergence for four major interstate highways, while a fifth loops around the city.  It has also become a major inland port, mostly due to the presence of the Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport.

As for Fort Worth, the 17th largest city in the U.S., there is a thriving art scene.  Fort Worth is home to the Kimbell Art Museum, which houses one of the finest art collections in the state.  The city has several other museums of note as well, including the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth and the Amon Carter Museum, which hosts an extensive amount of American art.  Educational institutions are also plentiful in Fort Worth.  These include Texas Christian University, Texas Wesleyan University, University of North Texas Health Science Center, and Texas A&M University School of Law.

Dallas is also heavily involved in arts and culture, boasting an Arts District in the northern section of Downtown.  Attractions here include the Dallas Museum of Art and the AT&T Dallas Center for the Performing Arts, where tourists can find the Winspear Opera House, home of the Dallas Opera and Texas Ballet Theater.

The largest annual event in Dallas is the State Fair of Texas.  This has been held at Fair Park since 1886 and brings in an estimated $350 million to the city’s economy every year.

As for sports, the Dallas/Fort Worth area is home to five major league sports teams.  Though all of these play in Dallas.  They include the NFL’s 5-time Super Bowl Champion Dallas Cowboys, who play at AT&T Stadium, the MLB’s Texas Rangers who play at Globe Life Park, the NBA’s Dallas Mavericks, who won the title in 2011 and play in the American Airlines Center, the MLS’ FC Dallas, who play at FC Dallas Stadium, and the NHL Dallas Stars, who also play in the American Airlines Center and won the Stanley Cup in 1999.

If you run a business in the Dallas/Fort Worth area, banners are a great way to showcase your goods and services to the community, which in turn will help you gain new customers.

If you are looking for a sign shop that makes Dallas/Fort Worth business signs, why not try one of our authorized Sign.com members:

Artworks Commercial Graphics
2513 E Union Bower Rd,
Irving, TX 75061

M Signs, Inc.
773 S MacArthur Blvd Suite 205,
Coppell, TX 75019

Better Signs & Banners
100 E. Bedford Euless Rd.
Hurst, Texas 76053

Bradburry Signs
894 N Mill St,
Lewisville, TX 75057

Signarama of Richardson
930 E Campbell Rd,
Richardson, TX 75081