Moving from Little Rock, AR to Dallas, TX
Moving from Little Rock, AR to Dallas, CA
You will experience a big difference when you move from the central region of Arkansas to one of the largest cities in the United States. Little Rock is the capitol of Arkansas and one of the largest cities in the state with a population just under 200,000. Dallas boasts a population of around 1.2 million. Dallas is also home to several Fortune 500 Companies including AT&T, Texas Instruments, Southwest Airlines, Tenet Healthcare, and Holly Energy Partners. A short drive from your new home in Dallas can put you in Fort Worth, Irving, Plano, or Richardson.
What you can expect from a move from Little Rock to Dallas:
Driving from Little Rock to Dallas in your personal vehicle will take you around 320 miles (5 hours). Your drive to Dallas will take you through Hope, AR, the childhood home to former President Bill Clinton.
The weather in Dallas
The weather in Dallas is comparable to the weather in Little Rock. Both cities are known for having hot summers and mild winters.
Getting Around in Dallas
Get ready for a little more traffic and congestion than what you were used to in Little Rock. Dallas residents generally rely on their own vehicles to get them around town. Several major highways intersect in Dallas: Interstates 20, 30, 35E, and 45. The freeway system is set up in the standard wagon-wheel fashion starting from the center of the city and looping around the city. The city also has several public transportation services including the Dallas Area Rapid Transit and The Redline.
Getting an education in Dallas
Dallas Independent School District has more than 161,000 students. The school district includes 214 schools: more than 150 elementary schools, 32 middle schools, three K-8 schools, and 28 high schools.
Dining in Dallas
Dallas is known for having an extensive variety of restaurants. Some local favorites you’ll want to try include the Joule, Stephan Pyles, Rosewood Mansion, Dakota’s Steakhouse, and Dallas West End. Welcome to Dallas! We think you’ll like it here!
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