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Duncanville
Dallas County, Texas

ZipCodes
75116, 75137

Motto
"A City of Champions"



Page Contents for Duncanville, Texas

Statistics & Facts

Location

History & History-related items

City Attractions

Government

Libraries.

Schools.



Statistics & Facts

The Texas state capital is Austin.
The population of Duncanville is approximately 35,850 (1997), 38524 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 13,358 (1990), 13280 (2010).
The amount of land area in Duncanville is 29.228 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0.007 sq kilometers.
The distance from Duncanville to Washington DC is 1238 miles.
The distance to the Texas state capital is 168 miles. (as the crow flies)
Duncanville is positioned 32.64 degrees north of the equator and 96.91 degrees west of the prime meridian.

Location

in the southwest portion of Dallas County, Texas, just 10 miles from downtown Dallas.
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History & History Related Items


Plans for a railroad from Dallas to Cleburne in 1881, led to the establishment of Duncanville. The railroad, named the Chicago, Texas and Mexican Central Railroad Co. had been a contributor to the settling of many Texas towns. This area was first called Duncan Switch. In 1882, the name was changed to Duncanville when the post office was opened.
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Attractions


for information about Duncanville, contact the Duncanville Convention and Visitors Bureau at 972/780-5099.
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Duncanville City Government

City of Duncanville
203 East Wheatland Road
Duncanville, Texas 75116

Duncanville Libraries

Public Library
103 East Wheatland Road
Duncanville, Texas 75116

Duncanville Schools

Duncanville School District
802 South Main St.
Duncanville , TX 75137-2316
Phone: (214) 296-4761

Duncanville High School


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