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South Dallas/Fair Park
Country United States
State Texas
Counties Dallas
City Dallas
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)  0%
ZIP codes 75215, 75210
Area code(s) 214, 469, 972

South Dallas is an area in Dallas, Texas, (USA). It is bordered by I-30 to the North, White Rock Creek to the East and the Trinity River to the West and South. In recent years the City of Dallas and organizations including Dallas Area Habitat for Humanity and Rebuilding Together Dallas have begun revitalizing the area in an effort to make the area more attractive to homeowners and foster economic development.


The following neighborhoods are generally considered part of or closely connected with South Dallas; however, some of them may not be located entirely within South Dallas or may be considered parts of South Dallas by some and not others. Some are official subdivisions and some have been named by neighborhood associations. Some neighborhoods lack well defined boundaries and may overlap. Additionally, some areas within South Dallas, especially commercial and apartment areas, may not be within any of the listed neighborhoods.

  • Wheatley Place
  • Bonton
  • The Cedars
  • Dixon Circle
  • Dolphin Heights
  • Dunn Park
  • Exposition Park
  • Fair Park
  • Frazier Courts
  • Jubilee Park
  • Owenwood
  • Queen City
  • Rose Garden
  • St. Phillips
  • South Boulevard & Park Row Historic District
  • Turner Courts


Several thoroughfares, DART bus service, and DART light rail exist in South Dallas.


  • DART

Light rail

  • DART: Blue Line, Red Line
    • Cedars Station
  • DART: Green Line listed northwest to southeast
    • Fair Park Station
    • MLK, Jr. Station - Park and Ride
    • Hatcher Station


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