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The Mid-Cities is a suburban region filling the 30-mile span between Dallas and Fort Worth. These communities include the cities of Arlington, Bedford, Colleyville, Coppell, Euless, Flower Mound, Grand Prairie, Grapevine, Haltom City, Hurst, Irving, Keller, Lewisville, Mansfield, North Richland Hills, Richland Hills, Southlake, and Watauga.
The list features cities that are considered part of the Mid-Cities. Most of these communities are predominantly in Tarrant County, with minor exceptions. Some of these communities with a population over 100,000 are considered principal or major cities, despite being between Dallas and Fort Worth.
- Arlington (Tarrant County)
- Irving (Dallas County)
- North Richland Hills
- Haltom City
- Lewisville (Denton County)
- Flower Mound (Denton County)
- Coppell (Dallas County)
- Richland Hills
- Dalworthington Gardens
- Grand Prairie (Dallas County)
Transportation in the Mid-Cities
Major shopping centers in the Mid-Cities
Entertainment in the Mid-Cities
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 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:
Education in the Mid-Cities
- North Lake College (Irving)
- Dallas Baptist University (Grand Prairie)
- Brookhaven College
- Tarrant County College (Arlington and Hurst)
- Dallas Christian College
- University of Dallas (Irving)
- University of Texas at Arlington
- Arlington Baptist College
- Brown Mackie College
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.
- Arlington ISD
- Birdville ISD
- Carroll ISD
- Carroll High School (Southlake, TX)
- Carrollton-Farmers Branch ISD
- Ranchview High School(Irving Texas)
- Coppell ISD
- Grand Prairie ISD
- Grapevine-Colleyville ISD
- Hurst-Euless-Bedford ISD
- Irving ISD
- Keller ISD
- Mansfield ISD
- Northwest ISD
- Byron Nelson High School (Trophy Club, TX)
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