Carrollton

It is a suburb of Dallas and in 2006 was named to America's "Top 100 Places to Live" by Relocate America. Also in 2006, it was selected as the 19th best place to live in the United States by Money magazine. In 2008 it was named by Money magazine the 15th best place to live among small cities.

According to  chamberofcommerce.org/best-cities-to-live-in-texas

The city of Carrollton is ranked at No. 39 on ChamberofCommerce.org’s list of Best Places to Live in Texas.

Located in the heart of the Dallas-Fort Worth area, the city of Carrollton is a vibrant community where residents are drawn to its high quality of life, abundant parks, schools and safe neighborhoods. Carrollton is a big city that feels like a small town and a place where people know and care about their neighbors and look out for them.  

 

Carrollton Parks & Recreation provides a number of programs for people of various ages with special needs. These include fun activities such as:

  • field trips
  • swim parties
  • karate
  • sports
  • art
  • and more 

Home of Elm Fork Nature Preserve. The Elm Fork Nature Preserve was purchased as a woodright in 1861 by the Bramblitt Family. The land was never clear-cut and in 1986 the 40 acres were given to the City of Carrollton as a self-contained ecosystem, virtually undisturbed. Trails are open for hikes 365 days a year from dawn to dusk.

Commonly seen animals and tracks at the Preserve are raccoons, fox squirrels, opossums, beavers, nine-banded armadillos, eastern cottontails and striped skunks. Commonly seen birds in the area are great blue herons, snowy egrets, white-throated sparrows, red-tailed hawks, great horned owls, screech owls, woodpeckers, cardinals and much more.

 

www.cityofcarrollton.com

Updated Oct 5, 2022 2:37:pm. Based on information from the North Texas Real Estate Information Systems, Inc. This information is provided for consumers' personal, non-commercial use and may not be used for any purpose other than to identify prospective properties consumers may be interested in purchasing.
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