Lewisville was founded in 1841 when the Republic of Texas granted land to the Texas Emigration and Land Company to bring 600 families to Denton County. Each family received 640 acres of land. It is a growing suburb of the Dallas Fort Worth metroplex at the southern end of Denton County. The Lewisville Independent School District provides most of the area’s education programs.
One of its most popular attractions is Lewisville Lake. This is one of the largest lakes in north Texas spanning 29,000 acres with 233 miles of shoreline. This recreational lake is great for fishing, skiing, swimming relaxing, and recreational boating. It also has two marinas, Pier 121 and Eagle Point for those who want to be close to their boats or enjoy the views.
Lewisville has invested in recreational and cultural investments such as Toyota of Lewisville Park and the MCL Grand Theater. Looking for great parks and hiking trails? Don’t miss Central Park, Lake Park, and College Street Park. Wayne Ferguson Plaza is an urban park and gathering space in the heart of Old Town Lewisville, that is perfect to read or enjoy a picnic. There are some great restaurants and shops to visit such as Main Street Cafe, which resides in a Victorian house built in 1885. Every June and July, Lewisville hosts the Sounds of Lewisville festival with free live performances from some talented local artists. Other local events include the Lewisville Western Days Festival in late September in Old Town Lewisville.
Commuting anywhere in the metroplex is easy from Lewisville which has quick access to Highway 121 and Interstate 35. Additionally, you can also catch the train from Hebron Station to Dallas.
Some neighborhoods to explore in Lewisville are:
- Castle Hills
- Lakewood Hills
- Wyndale Meadows
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