Dallas Newcomer and Relocation Guide: The Insider’s Guide to Dallas-Fort Worth

Here's your guide to life in Dallas-Fort Worth. You'll find a big-picture look at communities, culture, jobs, schools, entertainment, and the great outdoors.

Discover why Dallas-Fort Worth is one of the fastest-growing regions in our digital edition.

Exploring Dallas-Fort Worth? You’ve come to the right place. 

Our modern metro includes 200 cities, each unique in personality and all Texas proud. The DALLAS® Newcomer and Relocation Guide is designed to give you a lay of the land: We break down Dallas neighborhoods and communities in Dallas, Collin, Denton, and Tarrant counties to help you find the right fit for your lifestyle.

It’s the only official “insider’s guide” to the region for newcomers and prospective movers from the Dallas Regional Chamber.

What Locals Love About Dallas-Fort Worth

In the guide below, you’ll find what locals love about living in the region. Many have moved here from all over the world, and they share what they’ve discovered. You’ll also get vital information on housing, jobs, education, culture, and transportation—as well as where to have fun and how to get connected.

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Published by Dallas Next in partnership with the DRC, it’s part of the DALLAS® family of publications that includes the DALLAS® Economic Development Guide and DALLAS® Commercial Real Estate. For information on the DALLAS® Relocation and Newcomer Guide, reach us here.

Find More Online at Say Yes to Dallas

The conversation continues online at Say Yes to Dallas. You’ll find a cost-of-living calculator, along with a trove of resources, essential contacts, and more.

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