Dallas is a town in Gaston County, North Carolina and a suburb of both Charlotte and Gastonia. The population was 3,402 at the 2000 census. It was named for George M. Dallas, Vice President of the United States of America under James K. Polk.
Dallas is located at 35°18′53″N 81°10′31″W / 35.314816°N 81.175215°W / 35.314816; -81.175215 (35.314816, -81.175215). It is approximately three miles north of the City of Gastonia and about 20 miles west of Charlotte.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 1.7 square miles (4.5 km2), all of it land.