Introduction to Flower Mound, Texas
Flower Mound, Texas, in Denton county, is 19 miles N of Arlington, Texas. The town is considered part of the Dallas metropolitan area.
Flower Mound History
Flower Mound was originally occupied by Native Americans. The area was settled in by the Europeans in the 1840s. It was incorporated as a town in 1961. The community was named after a nearby mound where numerous flowers grew after the heavy rains. Development of the town began after the opening of the Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport. The town of Flower Mound adopted the "strategically Managed and Responsible Town Growth" management plan in 1999.
Flower Mound and nearby Attractions
- Coppell Aquatic and Recreation Center
- National Scouting Museum
- National Museum of Communications
- Six Flags Over Texas
- Fort Worth Botanic Garden
- Dallas World Aquarium
Things To Do In Flower Mound
Flower Mound offers several parks and scenic trails including Hidden Valley Park, Glenwick Park, Dixon Park, Westchester Park, Gaston Park, Post Oak Park, Shadow Ridge, and Tealwood Oaks. The town also has several houses of worship such as the Restoration Fellowship Church, Faith Lutheran Church, Flower Mound Church, and New Providence Church. In addition, you can enjoy the Grapevine Vintage Railroad Ride during your leisure hours.
Flower Mound Transportation
Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport is the nearest airport.
Flower Mound Higher Education
Texas Woman's University, Brookhaven College, and University of North Texas, offer higher educational facilities.