Introduction to Highland Village, Texas
Highland Village, Texas, in Denton county, is 4 miles NW of Lewisville, Texas (center to center) and 24 miles N of Arlington, Texas. The city is conveniently located inside the Dallas metropolitan area.
Highland Village History
Highland Village was incorporated as a city in February 1963. The city experienced massive growth after the opening of Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport. The early residents of Highland Village were mostly professionals from Dallas. Though a number of businesses developed in the area, Highland Village is primarily a residential city. It adopted a Home Rule Charter in 1986.
Highland Village and nearby Attractions
- Lake Lewisville Park
- Wiggly Field at Lake Forest Park
- Coppell Aquatic and Recreation Center
- Hawaiian Falls Water Park
- Bayless-Selby House Museum
- Little Chapel-in-the-Woods
Things To Do In Highland Village
Highland Village offers easy access to a number of museums such as the Heritage Farmstead Museum, Denton County Historical Museum, Frontiers of Flight Museum, Dallas Children’s Museum, and National Scouting Museum. During your leisure hours, you can enjoy the Grapevine Vintage Railroad Ride. One can also enjoy a walk along City Trail which is part of the Inland Trails System. In addition, the city organizes numerous recreational events and programs throughout the year.
Highland Village Transportation
International air transportation is available from Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport.
Highland Village Higher Education
Facilities for higher education are provided by several colleges and universities including Texas Woman's University, Brookhaven College, and The University of Texas at Arlington.