IRVING

Population 158,110

Altitude 470



General

Established in 1902 by J.O. Schulze and Otis Brown as site to begin a watermelon farm. In 1906, Schulze and Brown donated much of Irving to the Chicago, Rock Island and Gulf Railroad for depot and switching yard. Irving has had a growth surge from a population of 2,575 in 1950 to more than 100,000 today. The thriving commercial, industrial, and residential city borders on the western edge of Dallas and the eastern boundary of D/FW International Airport. Home of North lake College and the University of Dallas.



Attractions

CHURCHES

Christ Church of the Redeemer; Irving

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