TO SEE TEXAS-STYLE SUPERSIZING IN ACTION, LOOK NO FURTHER THAN ALLEN, TEXAS.
This community of just under 90,000 residents sits only 23 miles north of Dallas. The area has enjoyed rapid growth, and is undertaking major projects to ensure Allen remains a destination after the population boom ends, including the creation of a top notch school system, and a $60 million dollar high school football stadium.
Allen was first mapped out as a township in 1872, and featured the area’s major train depot, as did many communities founded in that time. Allen grew steadily until the 1900’s, when the population of Allen began to increase rapidly. Allen was incorporated as a city in 1958.
Watters Creek in Allen
Today, the city boasts a vibrant retail community, with more than 5.5 million square feet of retail space, as well as great dining options and recreation for the whole family. Allen’s attractive business and residential communities haven’t gone unnoticed either. In the last five years, Allen, Texas has received several national and local awards, including:
The city of Allen is supported by Allen Independent School District, as well as several great private schools and academies. Some of the more notable schools in the district include Alvis C. Story Elementary, Beverly Cheathem Elementary, Carlena Chandler Elementary, David and Lynda Olson Elementary, Dr. E T Boon Elementary, Flossie Floyd Green Elementary, Walter and Lois Curtis Middle School, Erekson Middle School, the Lowery Freshman Center, and Allen High School.
For a free, comprehensive listing of available properties and corresponding school ratings and information, contact The Campbell Home Team, your local neighborhood experts. With more than a decade of experience in the Dallas-Fort Worth and North Texas real estate markets, The Campbell Home Team can help you find your next and best home – and make the offer to close process quick and easy. Call us today at 214-929-1733 or email us to get started on the path to your dream home.
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