Farmers Branch, TX is located less than 15 minutes from the Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport in the heart of the Dallas suburbs. Also known as the City in a Park, Farmers Branch is renowned for its extensive maintenance and landscaping of its 28 award-winning parks. Its roadways, sidewalks and medians are uniquely landscaped unlike anywhere else in North Texas. Start shopping for Farmers Branch homes for sale.
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Farmers Branch is located in the heart of the Dallas suburbs on land that was once farming land. With close proximity to the city and the airport, this area is an ideal location for many business endeavors—it currently over 3,000 companies have opened in the city! This fact, combined with the excellent infrastructure within Farmers Branch, has made it a popular community for those moving to the Dallas / Fort Worth region. If you are looking for a suburban feel in this metro area, Farmers Branch should be on your list.
The City in a Park is bounded by the Dallas North Tollway on the east, Lyndon B. Johnson Freeway (I-635) on the south, the North Stemmons Freeway (I-35) bisects Farmers Branch and the Bush Turnpike (Hwy 161) is accessible to the west. It is less than 15 minutes from both Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport and Dallas Love Field. Added to that is the Dallas Area Rapid Transit’s Light Rail Green Line providing alternative commuter options, as well as a convenient way to explore area attractions and amenities. Browse the newest real estate listings in Farmers Branch, TX.
While many who make the move to Farmers Branch are doing so to take advantage of the employment options available in the business-rich community, some will still need to make the commute into Dallas. The city's location between I-35E and the Dallas North Tollway makes the commute simple. Farmers Branch also has a light rail transit service as well as DART bus service to give its residents public transportation options when they head into the city.
Children in Farmers Branch attend schools in the Carrollton-Farmers Branch Independent School District. These schools are known for their quality education, and children also have the option to attend Honors Academy, a charter school, or Mary Immaculate Catholic School, in addition to the traditional public schools. The number of educational opportunities in Farmers Branch adds to its appeal for young families.
Last year, The Carrollton-Farmers Branch Independent School District (C-FB ISD) received the highest rating—Met Standard, from the Texas Education Agency. Farmers Branch's R. L. Turner High School was ranked as one of the best high schools in Texas and the nation by U.S. News and World Report. Find homes in Farmers Branch by school district.
Farmers Branch is home to more than 4,000 companies and more than 250 corporate headquarters, including JDA Software, Occidental Chemical, Iidon Security, Taco Bueno, SoftLayer Technologies and Maxim Integrated Products.
There are many exciting new building projects happening here, including the new $22 million transit-oriented development off the DART Green Line. The project, named Mustang Station, is a premier master-planned, mixed-use urban development east of Interstate 35E. The state-of-the-art development will feature over 10,000 feet of prime retail space and residential units for over 240 residents with interior structure parking.
Also, The Shops at Branch Crossing is part of the renovation of Branch Crossing, a unique and mature neighborhood with tree-lined streets located along a scenic greenbelt and meandering creek.
One of the reasons Farmers Branch is growing so quickly is the family-friendly nature of the community. Each year multiple family-oriented events are held in the community. Form the Arts in the Park concerts to the Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony to bring in the holiday season, Farmers Branch is constantly offering something new and interesting for its residents.
Farmers Branch has also been called the City in a Park. The large amount of protected green space and park land throughout Farmers Branch make it a beautiful place to live. These areas also offer ample recreational opportunities, from simple picnics at a playground to organized sporting events. When the sun sets, the city's nightlife scene comes alive with two major nightlife destinations featuring live music. Add theaters, performance halls and live performance groups, and you have the ideal blend of recreational opportunities.
Two outstanding examples of Farmers Branch's urban oasis include The John Burke Nature Preserve, a 104 acre tract of land with a unique ecosystem of upland forests and wetlands along the Elm Fork of the Trinity River. And, Gussie Field Waterworth Park is patterned after the San Antonio Riverwalk featuring a brick walkway along a creek, three traditional play structures plus a wooden fort and maze.
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