US District Court for the Northern District of Texas

Overview

The Northern District of Texas is made up of 100 of the 254 counties in Texas. It is a unique district that is full of contrasts. Rockwall County near Dallas, the state’s smallest county in land area, also is currently the state’s fastest growing county and the nation’s third fastest growing county. 1 Loving County near Wichita Falls is the nation’s smallest county in population (population sixty-two), 2 while the combined populations of Dallas County and Tarrant County make Dallas/Fort Worth one of the largest metropolitan areas in the nation. 3 Additionally, thirteen of Texas’ twenty-five most populous cities are located in the Northern District of Texas