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The Mid-Cities is a suburban region filling the 30-mile (48 km) span between Dallas and Fort Worth. These communities include the cities of Arlington,[1][2] Bedford,[3] Colleyville, Coppell, Euless,[3] Flower Mound, Grand Prairie, Grapevine, Haltom City,[3] Hurst,[3] Irving, Keller, Lewisville, Mansfield, North Richland Hills,[3] Richland Hills,[3] Southlake, and Watauga.[3]


The list features cities that are considered part of the Mid-Cities. Most of these communities are predominantly in Tarrant County, with minor exceptions lying in Dallas and Denton counties. Some of these communities with a population over 100,000 are considered principal or major cities, despite being between Dallas and Fort Worth.

Transportation in the Mid-Cities[edit]




Major shopping centers in the Mid-Cities[edit]

Entertainment in the Mid-Cities[edit]

Major sports[edit]

Arlington hosts two major teams. The Texas Rangers baseball team have played at Arlington Stadium from 1972 to 1993, at Globe Life Park in Arlington from 1994 to 2019, and at Globe Life Field since 2020. Meanwhile, the Dallas Cowboys football team has played at the Texas Stadium in Irving from 1971 to 2008 and at the AT&T Stadium in Arlington since 2009.

The International Bowling Campus, which houses the United States Bowling Congress, International Bowling Museum and the International Bowling Hall of Fame, is also located in Arlington.

The Four Seasons Resort and Club Dallas at Las Colinas hosts the Byron Nelson Championship, an annual PGA Tour golf tournament. The Las Colinas Country Club hosts the LPGA Tour's Volunteers of America Texas Shootout each spring as well.

Other sports teams in the Mid-Cities are:

Amusement parks[edit]

Notable museums[edit]



Education in the Mid-Cities[edit]

Higher education[edit]

High schools[edit]

This list features high schools that serve the Mid-Cities communities. Some of the campuses' city limits are within either Dallas or Fort Worth, examples such as Keller ISD have a significant amount of their high school campuses predominantly in Fort Worth city limits, despite being based in Keller.


  1. ^ Staff (October 3, 1966). "M-C Growth Cited as Big Tax Factor". Mid-Cities Daily News. p. 1. Retrieved June 23, 2022.
  2. ^ Staff (December 20, 1979). "Lone Star Gas May Take Rate". Mid-Cities Daily News. p. 1. Retrieved June 23, 2022.
  3. ^ a b c d e f g Staff (June 3, 1975). "Arlington-Bedford bridge repair would aid travel". Mid-Cities Daily News. p. 1. Retrieved June 23, 2022.