Dallas-Fort Worth National Cemetery

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Dallas-Fort Worth National Cemetery
DFW Cemetery Headstones.jpg
Dallas-Fort Worth National Cemetery
Details
Year established2000
LocationDallas, Texas
CountryUnited States
Coordinates32°42′54″N 96°56′14″W / 32.715016°N 96.93718°W / 32.715016; -96.93718
TypeMilitary Veterans'
Size638.4 acres (258.4 ha)
Number of graves13–14,000
 
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Dallas-Fort Worth National Cemetery
DFW Cemetery Headstones.jpg
Dallas-Fort Worth National Cemetery
Details
Year established2000
LocationDallas, Texas
CountryUnited States
Coordinates32°42′54″N 96°56′14″W / 32.715016°N 96.93718°W / 32.715016; -96.93718
TypeMilitary Veterans'
Size638.4 acres (258.4 ha)
Number of graves13–14,000
The entrance to the Dallas-Fort Worth National Cemetery

Dallas-Fort Worth National Cemetery is a United States National Cemetery located in the city of Dallas, Texas (USA). It encompasses 638.4 acres (258.4 ha), and as of the end of 2005, had 13,166 interments.

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Dallas-Fort Worth National Cemetery was established in 2000 on the eastern shore of Mountain Creek Lake north of Dallas Baptist University. It is the sixth National Cemetery created in Texas and was created to meet the future needs of American veterans, nearly 1.5 million of whom live in the state of Texas. It currently has space for over 280,000 interments. It already serves as the resting place for several soldiers who have died in the Iraq War and War in Afghanistan (2001–present).

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