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The population of Addison is approximately 11,900 (1998), 13056 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 5,110 (1990), 7378 (2010).

The amount of land area in Addison is 11.47 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Addison is 4.3 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Addison to Washington DC is 1226 miles. The distance to the Texas state capital is 190 miles. (as the crow flies)
Addison is positioned 32.96 degrees north of the equator and 96.83 degrees west of the prime meridian.

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Addison location: About 10 miles north of downtown Dallas on the northern edge of Dallas County. It is about 15 miles from the Dallas/Fort Worth Airport and about 9 miles from Love Field Airport.

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Addison history:

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Preston Witt is credited with settling here on White Rock Creek around 1846. The area was not named Addison until 1902 however. It was named for Addison Robertson who was the town's second postmaster (1908-1916). The City was incorporated on 15 June 1953. The name was changed to the "Town of Addison" in 1982.
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Addison Oktoberfest

Learn more about Addison, Texas at the Official Addison Convention & Visitors Bureau website.

There are over 135 restaurants in Addison.

Cavanaugh Flight Museum
Phone: 972-380-8800
With over 50,000 square feet of display area, this museum is on the grounds of Addison Airport. Aircraft and artifacts from World War I through the Vietnam era are available. Rides are available.

Addison Oktoberfest with family-oriented entertainment.

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