Other cities in the 940 area code include: Vernon, Graham, Sanger, Lake Dallas, Iowa Park, Decatur, Bridgeport, Childress, Bowie, Krum, Jacksboro, Pilot Point, Argyle, Haskell, Justin, Olney, Henrietta, Aubrey, Nocona, Electra, Seymour, Quanah, Ponder, Holliday, Muenster, Munday, Alvord, Boyd, Knox City, Saint Jo, Chico, Tioga, Valley View, Chillicothe, Crowell, Aspermont, Petrolia, Throckmorton, Graford, Scotland, Bryson, Rule, Newcastle, Paradise, Millsap, Montague, Perrin, Rochester, Benjamin, Bellevue, Palo Pinto, Woodson, Weinert, Forestburg, Jermyn, Loving, Mineral Wells, Mingus, Oklaunion, Poolville, Ringgold, Rosston, Santo, South Bend, Tell, and Windthorst.
Frisco is a city located in Collin and Denton counties in Texas. It is part of the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex, and is located approximately 25 miles (40 km) from both Dallas Love Field and Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport.The city population was 116,989 at the 2010 census. As of February 1, 2017, the city had an estimated population of 161,170. Frisco was the fastest-growing city in the United States in 2009, and also the fastest-growing city in the nation from 2000 to 2009. In the late 1990s, the northern Dallas–Fort Worth Metroplex suburban development tide hit the northern border of Plano and spilled into Frisco, sparking explosive growth into the 2000s. Like many of the cities located in the booming northern suburbs of Dallas, Frisco serves as a bedroom community for many professionals who work in the Dallas–Fort Worth Metroplex.Since 2003, Frisco has received the designation " Tree City USA " by the National Arbor Day Foundation.
Denton is a city in and the county seat of Denton County, Texas. As of the 2010 United States Census, its population was 113,383, making it the 27th most populous city in Texas and the 12th-largest city in the Dallas–Fort Worth metroplex.A Texas land grant led to the formation of Denton County in 1846, and the city was incorporated in 1866. Both were named after pioneer and Texas militia captain John B. Denton. The arrival of a railroad line in the city in 1881 spurred population, and the establishment of the University of North Texas in 1890 and Texas Woman's University in 1901 distinguished the city from neighboring regions. After the construction of Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport finished in 1974, the city saw more rapid growth; as of 2011, Denton was the seventh fastest-growing city with a population over 100,000 in the country.Located on the north end of the Dallas–Fort Worth metroplex in North Texas on Interstate 35, Denton is known for its active music life; the North Texas State Fair and Rodeo, Denton Arts and Jazz Festival, and 35 Denton Music Festival attract over 300,000 people to the city each year. The city experiences hot, humid summers and relatively few extreme weather events. Its diverse citizenry is represented by a nonpartisan city council, and numerous county and state departments have offices in the city. With over 45,000 students enrolled at the two universities located within its city limits, Denton is often characterized as a college town. As a result of the universities' growth, educational services play a large role in the city's economy. Residents are served by the Denton County Transportation Authority, which provides commuter rail and bus service to the area.
Wichita Falls is a city in and the county seat of Wichita County, Texas, United States. Wichita Falls is the principal city of the Wichita Falls Metropolitan Statistical Area, which encompasses all of Archer, Clay, and Wichita Counties. According to the 2010 census, the city had a population of 104,553, making it the 29th-most populous city in Texas. In addition, Wichita Falls' central business district is five miles (8 km) from Sheppard Air Force Base which is home to the Air Force's largest technical training wing and the Euro-NATO Joint Jet Pilot Training (ENJJPT) program, the world's only multi-nationally manned and managed flying training program chartered to produce combat pilots for both USAF and NATO.Of interest is the Newby-McMahon Building (otherwise known as " world's littlest skyscraper "), constructed downtown in 1919 and featured in Robert Ripley's Ripley's Believe It or Not!.
The 940 area code lies within the Central Daylight Time Zone (or CDT). The current time in Central Daylight Time is 1:30 AM on Apr 19, 2021.