Lewisville Information

Lewisville, Texas is located in Denton County. The city includes a total area of 36.4 square miles. In addition, Lewisville also includes the Lewisville Lake that is approximately 6.07 square miles. The city can trace its origins all the way back to the early portion of the 1840s. The city was originally referred to as Holford's Prairie. The city attributes its initial growth to the railroad that was established in 1881. The railroad allowed the city to further expand its transportation infrastructure as it welcomed the 20th century. Lewisville was incorporated in 1925. The Lewisville Lake was a man-made construction that was finally completed during the 1950s. This particular lake is responsible for the rapid expansion of the city that began in the 1950s.

The Lewisville Lake as well as its warm and comfortable climate has earned the city a top spot as the recreational center of the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex. This particular city enjoys a stable economy that is due to its diverse population and a wide spectrum of residential bases. In addition, the city also has an extremely diverse industrial base that makes a significant contribution to the overall economy of the area.

Lewisville includes endless parks and recreation such as the Toyota of Lewisville Railroad Park and a state-of-the-art golf course. The oldest structure in the city is the Greater Lewisville Community Theater. This standing historical structure was originally built in 1885. The top employers in the city include businesses such as the Vista Ridge Mall, Lewisville Independent School District and JPMorgan Chase.

The Medical Center of Lewisville Grand Theater is also referred to as the MCL Grand by local residents. This cultural establishment serves as a center for the arts in the city. This venue has the ability to host meetings, film screenings and showcase various artistic performances through several mediums. Residents regularly enjoy children's shows, ballet recitals and performances.

The estimated population of the city currently includes approximately 95,290 residents. Residents and tourists enjoy the small community atmosphere of the city. The city includes endless options for recreation, education and cultural entertainment and fine dining establishments. The Sounds of Lewisville is a free concert series that is popular with families in the city. The series is held annually in the courtyard area of the Medical Center of Lewisville Grand Theater. The small population of Lewisville creates a certain sense of security and stability that is enjoyed by the residents and appreciated by visitors.