Flower Mound, TX Community Information

Flower Mound, TX is one of the fastest-growing communities in the country. Flower Mound, located northwest of Dallas, is rich in history, has an exceptional location, and excellent employment options.

Flower Mound's History

Flower Mound gets its name from a large 12.5-acre mound located in the southern part of town. Perhaps the draw of this unique structure brought the first settlers in, but the first people to settle in the region used it for summer camps in the 1840s, and then decided to settle permanently in the 1850s. In spite of its early history, Flower Mound did not incorporate until 1961.

After incorporating, Flower Mound grew quickly. In 1974 the Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport was built just four miles to the south of the community. This led to a period of unprecedented growth when the population nearly quadrupled in size. During the 1990s, it grew by around 13% every year. Today, it continues to grow as more people are draw to the suburban lifestyle and convenient transportation options.

A Superior Parks & Recreation Department

When you move to Flower Mound you will never have a reason to be bored. Flower Mound operates 54 separate parks and recreation facilities that span nearly 700 acres of land. Here, you will find everything from undeveloped green space to a competition-sized indoor pool to use when you are looking for something to do. An extensive trail network connects most of these facilities, helping to keep the population here active and engaged.

Growing Employment Options

Traditionally, people who have moved to Flower Mound enjoyed the commute into the Metroplex for work, but this is changing. The community's close proximity to the airport has caused several businesses to move some of their operations to Flower Mound. The airport itself provides employment, and a period of light industrial growth has added to the economic opportunities of this thriving suburb. Whether you choose to work in Flower Mound or in the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex, you will find that opportunities are abundant from your home in Flower Mound.

Real Estate Choices

As Flower Mound has blossomed, so have the real estate options. In this growing community, home buyers will find everything from cozy loft apartments to large homes in carefully planned neighborhoods. The city's careful planning as it has grown means residents have the infrastructure and communities they need to feel comfortable, and people have noticed. Flower Mound ranked among the top 100 Best Places to Live in CNN Money because of its excellent infrastructure and excellent quality of life.

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