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Overview

Introduction to Lewisville, Texas

Lewisville is located in Denton County and is part of the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex. It's bordered by Lewisville Lake and Lake Grapevine. The city and the surrounding area is well known for golfing.

History

The first non-native settlements were established in the early 1840's. Basdeal Lewis bought the acreage which became Lewisville and named the city after himself. In 1885 the building which is now utilized as the Greater Lewisville Community Theatre was constructed and is the oldest structure in town. The population was approximately 500 during the year of 1900.

The economy was based on agriculture related businesses such as a grist mill, a cotton gin and a feed mill. In 1925 Lewisville was incorporated as a city. Growth primarily occurred west of the downtown area as houses were replacing farm land. The population rapidly increased after the Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport was open for business in 1974.

Activities

Lewisville Lake provides opportunities for boating, fishing, camping and other activities. It's a man-made lake which was constructed primarily for flood control and as a water source for the Dallas region. The lake is known for beautiful sunsets and features extensive scenic trails. It's very popular during the summer months. Grapevine Lake includes numerous parks for recreation. The lake features nature, equestrian and bicycle riding trails.

Boating, camping and fishing for bass and other species of fish are popular activities. The Lewisville Fishing Barge provides outdoor and indoor fishing. Golf enthusiasts enjoy the numerous golf courses such as Lake Park Golf Course, Bridlewood, Cowboys Golf Club and the Tribute. The city contains a large number of public parks.

Attractions

  • Old Town Lewisville features antique shops and specialty boutiques and a variety of restaurants
  • Texas Motor Speedway
  • The Austin Ranch includes a grand ballroom and the Silver Lake Saloon
  • Circle R Ranch is a large acreage which features horseback riding, mechanical bulls, country-western music and other types of entertainment
  • Hawaiian Falls Adventure Park
  • Interskate provides family entertainment and is also a sports center
  • Lakeland Antiques & Crafts features a vast number of vendors
  • The Lewisville Lizards play in the Continental Baseball League
  • Lewisville Prehistoric Site
  • The Milliken House is a Texas Historic Landmark
  • Vista Ridge Mall is popular with shoppers
  • The Feed Mill located in Old Town showcases a vast amount of old farm equipment

Culture

  • The Actors Conservatory Theatre
  • Flower Mound Chamber Orchestra
  • Greater Lewisville Community Theatre
  • Lake Cities Ballet Theatre
  • Lewisville Lake Symphony

Transportation

The city is served by the Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport. Public transit is offered by the Denton County Transportation Authority and it provides a connection with the Dallas Area Rapid Transit in Dallas.

People

Total Population 101,151
Male Share of the Population 48.9%
Female Share of the Population 51.1%
Senior Citizens 8.1%
Employed Population 16+ 54,103
Age of the Population 32

Families

% of people married 47.7%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 31.7%
Median Earnings25+ $39,030
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $22,354
Median Earnings With High School Degree $31,153

Wealth

Median Family Income $67,146
% Above Poverty Level 89.3%
% Below Poverty Level 10.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 26 minutes
% Working from Home 4%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1%
% Using Public Transportation 1.2%

Housing

People Living Alone 29.4%
Median Gross Rent $982
Median House Value $156,800

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 53%
US/American 0%
English 7.1%
Irish 8.7%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Lewisville Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 20 miles NW of Dallas, Texas
County Denton
Standard Zip Codes 75022, 75028, 75056, 75057, 75067, 75077
P.O. Box Zip Codes 75027, 75029
Phone Area Codes 972
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 33.046
Longitude -96.993

Lewisville Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station GRAPEVINE DAM
Distance 7.4 miles
Jan Temp 31 to 54 F
Apr Temp 51 to 75 F
Jul Temp 73 to 96 F
Oct Temp 53 to 79 F
Annual Precip 34.6 inches
Station DALLAS-FT WORTH INTL AP
Distance 10.2 miles
Jan Temp 34 to 54 F
Apr Temp 54 to 76 F
Jul Temp 75 to 95 F
Oct Temp 56 to 78 F
Annual Precip 34.7 inches
Station DALLAS LOVE AP
Distance 15.9 miles
Jan Temp 36 to 55 F
Apr Temp 56 to 77 F
Jul Temp 77 to 96 F
Oct Temp 58 to 79 F
Annual Precip 37 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Lewisville, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Flowermound (75022, 75027, 75028)

Louisville (75067)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Coppell 40,602 $129,432
Flower Mound 68,654 $130,994
Highland Village 15,793 $135,864

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Lewisville Public Libraries

Library
Lewisville Public Library
1197 W MAIN ST
Lewisville, Texas
(972) 219-3566
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Lewisville Hospitals

MEDICAL CENTER OF LEWISVILLE
(Proprietary)
500 WEST MAIN STREET
(972) 420-1000
Emergency Service: Yes

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Lewisville High Schools

(Sorted by Number of Students)

LEWISVILLE H S
1098 W MAIN ST
972-221-3535
Serves 2,309 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 14.7

EAGELE ACADEMY OF BEAUMONT
405 SH 121 BYPASS BLDG D STE 1
409-835-4303
A Non-traditional School
A Charter School.
A Title I School.
Serves 253 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 16.9

EAGLE ACADEMY OF TYLER
405 SH 121 BYPASS BLDG D STE 1
903-592-5222
A Non-traditional School
A Charter School.
A Title I School.
Serves 217 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 24.1

EAGLE ACADEMY OF ABILENE
405 SH 121 BYPASS BLDG D STE
915-698-8111
A Non-traditional School
A Charter School.
Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 193 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 32.2

EAGLE CHARTER SCHOOL - MIDLAND/AUS
405 SH 121 BYPASS BLDG D STE 1
915-694-8000
A Non-traditional School
A Charter School.
A Title I School.
Serves 187 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 26.7

EAGLE PROJECT (BROWNSVILLE)
405 SH 121 BYPASS BLDG D STE
956-550-0084
A Non-traditional School
A Charter School.
A Title I School.
Serves 180 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 45

EAGLE ACADEMY OF MIDLAND
405 SH 121 BYPASS BLDG D STE 1
432-682-0384
A Non-traditional School
A Charter School.
A Title I School.
Serves 170 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 20

LEARNING CTR
1601 S EDMONDS LN
972-219-6900
A Non-traditional School
Serves 159 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 5

EAGLE ACADEMY OF DALLAS
405 SH 121 BYPASS
214-381-2901
A Non-traditional School
A Charter School.
A Title I School.
Serves 138 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 19.7

EAGLE ACADEMY OF LAREDO
405 SH 121 BYPASS BLDG D STE 1
956-753-6101
A Non-traditional School
A Charter School.
A Title I School.
Serves 132 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 12.5

EAGLE ACADEMY OF FT WORTH
405 SH 121 BYPASS BLDG D STE
817-731-2028
A Non-traditional School
A Charter School.
Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 116 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 14.7

EAGLE ACADEMY OF PHARR/MCALLEN
405 SH 121 BYPASS BLDG D STE 1
956-781-8800
A Non-traditional School
A Charter School.
A Title I School.
Serves 112 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 28

EAGLE ACADEMY OF WACO
405 SH 121 BYPASS BLDG D STE 1
254-799-3321
A Non-traditional School
A Charter School.
A Title I School.
Serves 103 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 34.3

EAGLE ACADEMY OF LUBBOCK
405 SH 121 BYPASS BLDG D STE 1
806-763-1518
A Non-traditional School
A Charter School.
A Title I School.
Serves 102 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 14.6

EAGLE ACADEMY OF WACO AT TRINITY
405 SH121 BYPASS BLDG D STE 1
936-594-8363
A Non-traditional School
A Charter School.
Serves 78 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 12

EAGLE ACADEMY OF BRYAN
405 SH 121 BYPASS BLDG D STE
979-260-7537
A Non-traditional School
A Charter School.
A Title I School.
Serves 72 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 18

EAGLE ACADEMY OF TYLER AT LINDALE
405 SH 121 BYPASS BLDG D STE
903-881-9940
A Charter School.
Serves 5 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 5

DALE JACKSON CAREER CTR
1597 S EDMONDS LN
972-221-0909
A Non-traditional School

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