Lewisville, Texas, is a dynamic suburban community in the thriving North Texas region and home to approximately 100,000 residents as of November, 2015.
Lewisville is a significant regional employer used by major corporations for both administrative headquarters and warehousing. With its location just minutes from DFW International Airport, and straddling two major highways, Lewisville is perfectly positioned for easy access to the rest of North Texas and the world. Quality schools, safe neighborhoods, family-friendly recreation options, and the most retail square footage per capita in the region – there are many reasons to choose Lewisville as your place to live, work and play. “The Mission of the City of Lewisville is to enhance the quality of life for our community and provide effective municipal service.” “Our Values: Customer Satisfaction, Integrity, Teamwork, Innovation”
Now Lewisville is one of the fastest growing cities in America. The 2000 United States Census placed the city’s population at 77,737 and the 2010 Census placed it at 95,290.
Lewisville Independent School District operates the area’s public school system, including Lewisville High School. Four of the district’s middle schools feed into two high school feeder campuses; since the 2011−2012 school year, the Killough and Harmon campuses have served the city’s ninth and tenth grade students, while the main campus at the intersection of FM 1171 (Main Street) and Valley Parkway is used primarily for eleventh and twelfth grade students. The district also operates the Dale Jackson Career Center and conducts a night high school in Lewisville.
Economy & Businesses
Top employers in Lewisville, TX include JPMorgan Chase, Lewisville Independent School District, and Nationstar Mortgage. Automobile dealerships have flourished there, including Huffines Auto Dealerships and Village Auto Group, which was ranked as one of the top “Powerhouses of the New Economy” by Black Enterprise magazine in 2000. Lewisville’s lake and the city’s location the The DFW Metroplex has contributed to the largest boat sales market in the state by volume in a state that is second in the nation in overall boat sales
Parks and Rec
The City of Lewisville operates various public recreation facilities, including parks, two recreation centers, and approximately 14 miles (23 km) of trails. The $20 million Railroad Park was built in 2009 using the revenue from a quarter-cent sales tax increase; it was the largest capital project in the city’s history at the time. It was renamed Toyota of Lewisville Railroad Park in 2010 in a deal worth $1.5 million.