The town of Dallas is located in the county of Gaston. It covers a total area of 4.4 sq. km. The economy of the city revolves around industries involved in automotive, construction, apparel, information technology, apparel, insurance, industrial and commercial machinery, metal, real estate, tourism and education. Commercial properties are utilized by service stations, recreation centers, public libraries, public schools, parks, museums, fabric shops and drug stores, serves a growing population of the town of Dallas.