with neat, well-kept neighborhoods with large
lots and attractive, affordable homes. Residential property taxes are also among the lowest in
Richland Hills is served by the Birdville
Independent School District, and high expectations, along with active community support
and involvement, have contributed to the
district’s success. Residents have access to an
excellent library system and the Parks and
Recreation Department offers a wide variety
of activities including preschool, youth, adult
and senior citizen classes, plus special events
and building rental. Three public parks offer
tennis courts and jogging trails.
Saginaw’s roots go back to the 1880s when it
was the town where three then-major rail lines
converged: the Chicago, Rock Island and Gulf.
Today, Saginaw is one of the fastest growing
communities in North Texas. Located just
north of Loop 820 North at Business 287,
Saginaw includes the communities of Blue
Mound, Saginaw and Lake Country Estates,
and is only minutes from Alliance Airport,
I- 35, and downtown Fort Worth.
Students attend school in the acclaimed Eagle
Mountain-Saginaw Independent School
District. All schools within the district are fully
accredited by the Southern Association of
Colleges and Schools, and students consistently
score well above average on standardized tests.
The Northwest campus of Tarrant County
Junior College is here, too. A recently
constructed city library offers numerous
programs, and the city’s Senior Center and
Community Center host full calendars of activ-
ities. Saginaw is home to seven city parks, some
of which include playground equipment for
the physically challenged. Recreational oppor-
tunities include a new recreation center, tennis
courts, volleyball and basketball courts, jogging
trails, picnic areas and a community center.
Saginaw celebrates its railroad and milling heri-
tage with the annual Train & Grain Festival
each October, including food, entertainment,
crafts, games and educational displays.
The city of Southlake, Texas began its history
back in 1866. This first plot of homestead land
in Southlake was located on what is now Dove
Road, and consisted of 360 acres. Settlers
from Dade County, Georgia founded White’s
Chapel Church, located at Southlake Boulevard and White Chapel Boulevard, in 1871.
Located between Alliance Airport and Dallas/
Fort Worth International Airport, alongside a
dynamic commercial corridor, Southlake covers
21. 5 square miles. Currently served by four
top-notch independent school districts, residents
move to this affluent community for its location, schools, high-quality residential housing,
commercial growth, and hometown appeal. The
Carroll Independent School District, serving
most of Southlake, has consistently ranked
above average for standardized tests; the Texas
Education Agency rated the district Exemplary for the 2012 school year.
Commercial development activity
continues on an upswing, adding fiscal
stability to the community. Southlake’s
newly developed town square is designed
with turn-of-the-century 1900s architecture,
featuring many upscale retail stores and
exclusive boutique niche shops. More than
600 businesses call Southlake home, and
several medical centers have established
operations in Southlake.
The city’s parks and recreation facilities are
some of the best in the area, with expansions
of city softball, baseball, and soccer facilities,
and a citywide trail-building campaign and
the purchase of another 100 acres to allow for
New parks, excellent schools and easy access
to everything from arts to airports are only a
few of the reasons why families find the city of
Watauga a great place to call home.
Watauga offers easy access to Highway 35W,
Loop 820 and State Highway 121. Located
less than 10 miles from Alliance Airport and
20 miles from the Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport, Watauga provides a centralized
location for residents and businesses. The city
has enjoyed strong commercial growth that
provides financial stability to the community,
and businesses discover a progressive community that encourages success. Watauga’s bond
rating was upgraded by Standard and Poor’s
from A+ to AA in 2009, confirming the city’s
financial stability. More than 3,000 students
attend schools in the state-recognized Birdville and Keller Independent School Districts.
The city also offers residents many options for
private school and daycare facilities.