Dallas, Georgia Information

The City of Dallas, Georgia is the county seat for Paulding County. The city lies to the northwest of Atlanta and is about 30 miles from downtown. The population was 12,628 as of the 2010 census and the city was named for James K. Polk’s vice president, George M. Dallas. The Civil War Battle of New Hope Church (May 25–28, 1864) took place four miles from Dallas. In 1977, near the site marker for the Battle of New Hope Church, occurred the forced landing of Southern Airways Flight 242, resulting in hull loss and dozens of fatalities. The city, which is four and one-half square miles in total area is covered by two zip codes (30132,30157) and three area codes )770, 678, 470). The city is considered part of the Deep South Region.

Dallas is ranked #73 in Georgia and #6,9581 in the United States with a livability score of 73, which is in the 76th percentile. The city scored best for great weather, amenities and crime. The average summer temperature is a comfortable 76 degrees, there are lots of amenities in the area, and the crime rate is 53 percent lower than the state of Georgia.

The overall crime rate in Dallas is 44% lower than the national average. For every 100,000 people, there are 4.36 daily crimes that occur in Dallas. Dallas is safer than 72% of the cities in the United States. In Dallas you have a 1 in 63 chance of becoming a victim of any crime. The number of total year over year crimes in Dallas has decreased by 59%.

Of the factors which are used to determine the livability index, Dallas does well in the areas of weather, amenities and crime. It scores poorly in the areas of Employment, Education, Housing and Cost of Living.

Facebook Page for Dallas, Georgia:

Mayor Boyd Austin, Jr.
129 E Memorial Dr
Dallas, GA 30132
Phone: 770-443-8110
Fax Number: 770-443-8107

Dallas, Georgia Crime rates and statistics:

In 2016, the crime index in Cumming, Georgia was 96.7 which was above the United States average of 280.5.

The total crime rate in Dallas was 1,591 total crimes for every 100,000 residents, which is higher than the average in the state of Georgia with 3,402 total crimes per 100,000 persons, and higher than the national average of 2,837 total crimes for every 100,000 citizens.

According to our research of Georgia and other state lists there were 149 registered sex offenders living in Dallas, Georgia as of June 08, 2018. The ratio of number of residents in Dallas to the number of sex offenders is 86 to 1.

Dallas, Georgia Police Department Address:

Dallas Police Department
120 Main Street
Dallas, GA 30132

Other Information about the Dallas Police Department:

The Chief of Police for the Dallas Police Department is Chief Joe Duval. Chief Duval can be reached at 770-443-8100.

In 2016, there were 29 full-time law enforcement employees, 20 of whom were police officers. This means that in the year 2016 in there were 1.52 police officers for every 1,000 residents in Cumming, Georgia, while the state average in Georgia that same year was 2.50 officers for every 1,000 residents.

Open Records Request in Dallas, Georgia:

For record requests in Dallas, Georgia, you can check this site to see what records are available and to see where your records request is if you have requested one:

For records from different government agencies in Paulding County, Georgia:

Treva W. Shelton
Clerk of Superior Court
280 Constitution Blvd.
Room 1023
Dallas, GA 30132
Ph: (770) 443-7527
Fx: (770) 505-3863
Monday – Friday
8:00 am – 5:00 pm

County Sheriff, Most Wanted, Warrant Information, Etc.

Sheriff Gary Gulledge
Paulding County Sheriff’s Office
247 Industrial Way North
Dallas, GA 30132
Office: (770) 443-3010
Jail: (770) 443-3030
Fax: (770) 443-3014
Emergency 9-1-1
Non-Emergency Dispatch
(770) 445-2117

Facebook Page for the Paulding County Sheriff’s Office:

Paulding County Detention Center
25 Industrial Way North
Dallas, GA 30132
Phone: (770) 443-3030
Fax: (770) 443-3045

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