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Page Contents for Addison, Texas

Statistics & Facts


History & History-related items

City Attractions


Community events.

Organizations, Churches, and Sports.




Statistics & Facts

The Texas state capital is Austin.
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.


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.

Here is a map page for the area.

This is another map page for Addison
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History & History Related Items

Here is a history page with more extensive history information for Addison

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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Attractions in Addison

Things to see and do in the area.

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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Addison City Government

The official Town of Addison website

Municipal Website

Addison Mayor's Office
5300 Belt Line Rd
Dallas, TX 75240-7606
Phone: 972-450-7026

The City of Addison was incorporated on June 15, 1953, under an alder-manic form of government and was changed to the "Town of Addison" in 1982. Addison's first Mayor was M.W. Morris and the aldermen were Guy Dennis, Robert W. Wood, J.E. Julian, Jr., Dr. H.T. Nesbit and Seldon Knowles.

Visitor Services Department
P.O. Box 9010
Addison, TX 75001
Phone: 1-800-ADDISON

A demographics page for Addison

Addison Fire Department
4798 Airport Pkwy.
Addison, TX 75248
Phone: (972)450-7201
In Case of Emergency only!!: Dial (972)233-1111 or 911

Department of Parks & Recreation

Addison Community Events

Community Events in Addison.

Addison Oktoberfest
14th Annual Addison Oktoberfest was held in 2000
An authentic recreation of the Munich Oktoberfest featuring more than 30 hours of continuous family-oriented entertainment. A vast array of German entertainers in authentic German costumes perform traditional German folk dances, schuhplattling, folk songs, ompah music, sing-a-longs, yodels and more.
Place: Street-side at the Addison Conference & Theatre Centre
l5650 Addison Road

Addison Libraries

Farmers Branch Manske Library
13613 Webb Chapel Road
Addison, Texas
Phone: 972-247-2511

Addison Schools

Carrollton Farmers Branch Independent School District
1445 N Perry Rd
Carrollton, TX 75006
Phone: 972.466.6100
Fax: 972.323.5765 Addison


The population of Addison was:
1990 - 8,783
1998 - 11,900
2010 - 14,400 (projection)

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