Dallas–Fort Worth metroplex

conurbation in Texas, United States

The Dallas–Fort Worth metroplex (officially called the Dallas–Fort Worth–Arlington, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area by the US Office of Management and Budget) is a large metropolitan area of Texas which includes the 11 counties in the area.[1] Residents of the area also refer to it as the Dallas–Fort Worth Metroplex, DFW, or the Metroplex. It is the economic and cultural hub of the region. DFW is the largest inland metropolitan area in the United States.[2]

A map of the United States with the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex highlighted.


  1. "OMB Bulletin No. 23-01" (PDF). Office of Management and Budget. July 21, 2023. Archived (PDF) from the original on July 21, 2023. Retrieved April 7, 2024.
  2. "Dallas is the third-largest city in the state of Texus". Archived from the original on 2010-01-02. Retrieved 2011-08-29.