amenities and sophistication, and the laid-back, friendly atmosphere of a small town.
Colleyville is known for its beautiful custom
homes, most averaging one-half-acre lots
and some offering significant acreage for
country estate living. At the heart of
Colleyville’s cultural scene is the Colleyville
Center, where residents will find a variety of
artistic programs. Those who like to hike,
bike, or run will enjoy the city’s extensive
trail system. And sports fans will love
Colleyville’s impressive amateur sports
parks. In addition, the city’s shopping
options are some of the best in the booming
Northeast Tarrant County area. From
upscale boutiques or luxurious spas to an
epicurean oasis or a familiar farmers market,
Colleyville has something for everyone.
Just 10 minutes from DFW International
Airport and the IBM/Solana development
center, Colleyville has become an attractive
site for business because of its low tax rate
and strategic location. Highways 26 and
121 connect the city to the Metroplex.
Businesses and organizations find the city’s
proximity to higher education centers to be
another major factor in selecting the area
for progressive growth, and the Grapevine-Colleyville Independent School District
offers one of the highest-rated school
systems in the area.
Chamber of Commerce:
Median Home Price: $168,300
It seems as though something is always
going on in Grapevine, where festivals
abound and the good times just keep
rolling. Families appreciate the highly
rated, award winning school system,
while the variety of recreational opportu-
nities and cultural events attract others to
this city of nearly 50,000. Located just
north of DFW International Airport,
Grapevine offers easy access to the
metroplex, and has the lowest combined
city and school property tax rate of com-
parable size cities in the area.
Grapevine attractions include the popular
mega-mall, Grapevine Mills, Bass Pro
Shop/Outdoor World and historic Main
Street retail. Varying types of stores,
restaurants, movie theater and entertainment hubs bring families from most of the
surrounding Metroplex counties.
Grapevine’s three annual festivals on its
historic Main Street include Grapefest in
the fall and Main Street Days and the
New Vintage Festival in the spring. Texas
food and wine are featured at these festivals, making Grapevine the best place to
discover the variety and quality of wines
made in the state.
Visitors will discover 75 faithfully restored
homes and commercial buildings, 13
Texas historical markers and a Historical
District, which is listed in the National
Register of Historic Places. The Grapevine
Opry, a showcase of country and
western entertainment, is another major
attraction housed in the newly restored
1940’s Art Deco Palace Theater.
Most of Grapevine is served by the highly regarded Grapevine-Colleyville
Independent School District. Grapevine
High School was named both a National
Blue Ribbon School and a new American
High School, and has been cited on multiple lists as a top-performing high school.
School District: Birdville
Chamber of Commerce:
Median Home Price: $71,860
Located northeast of and adjacent to Fort
Worth, Haltom City is a 20-minute drive
from DFW International Airport, and
offers quick access to Interstate 820, S.H.
121, US Hwy. 377 and SH 26, and
I-35W is less than one mile to the west.
With such close proximity to DFW
Airport, Alliance Airport and Meacham