Where in the World Is Carrollton, Texas?
There are so many great communities in the Dallas-Fort Worth area that finding the one you want to be your new home can be a challenge. After scouring town after town, you might be tempted to just throw a dart at a map and call it good.
At Taylor Morrison, we’re here to ease your frustration and introduce you to our new Hamilton Park community located in Carrollton, Texas.
We choose Carrollton as the home of one of our communities because it’s the perfect blend of big city convenience and calm, residential charm. If you’re familiar with Carrollton, then you already know how amazing it is, but we know not everyone has experienced this great town first hand.
That’s why we’d like to take a minute to introduce you Carrollton, Texas one of the best places in the Lone Star State to call home.
Where Is Carrollton, Texas?
Carrolton, Texas is nicely nestled right in the heart of the Dallas-Fort Worth region of Texas. It’s an urban oasis that offers a low-key reprieve from the high energy of the surrounding areas. Still, one of the deciding factors in choosing a home is location, and one of the first questions interested buyers want an answer to is “just how far Carrollton is from Dallas or Fort Worth?”
The answer is not very far at all.
Jumping on the I-35E or the North Dallas Tollway will result in a commute to Dallas that logs in at less than 25 miles. Fort Worth is just a little further away, with an average driving distance of about 38 miles.
Carrollton’s proximity to the state’s major metropolitan areas is a huge attraction for those looking to cut back on their daily commute time. With this in mind, those that work in the Dallas-Fort Worth area will also be happy to discover that Carrollton is home to three DART stations that transport passengers to and from the metro area daily.
Carrollton’s position as commuter hub makes it especially attractive to professionals who are ready to park their cars and enjoy an easy, carefree commute.
A Slice of Paradise in the Dallas-Fort Worth Area
It turns out that we’re not the only ones that have an eye for fabulous communities. Carrollton, Texas has been recognized as one of the best places to live by multiple, reputable sources including NerdWallet and Sterling’s Best Places.
What were the criteria that these publications used when determining their lists of top places to call home?
It all comes down to exceptional livability.
Livability includes practical but important factors like the strength of the local economy, but it also takes into consideration local amenities, and features that are important for growing communities. Carrollton meets and exceeds the standards on all marks.
The city features a historic downtown district that you can easily lose an entire leisurely afternoon walking around and enjoying the local shops and restaurants. For the more adventurous, a trip to Sandy Lake Amusement Park is a fun way to spend the day that’s also guaranteed to create wonderful, lasting memories.
While we might spend some time going on about spacious floor plans, gorgeous kitchens and community amenities, we also know that life exists outside your beautiful home as well. Homeowners gravitate towards areas where getting away from it all and enjoying the natural world doesn’t require a weekend getaway.
If you love the great outdoors as much as you love living close to the comforts of the city, you’re going to love Carrollton.
The city of Carrollton has multiple nature trail systems, perfect for a morning run or a leisurely weekend walk. You’ll also find several green, spacious, well-kept parks in town.
Favorites among locals include Mary Heads Carter Park, the Carrollton Greenbelt Park, and the Rosemeade Dog Park where canine members of the family can run off all that extra energy in a fur-friendly environment.
Students will receive an A+ education provided by one of the best school districts in Texas.
The two local school districts – Lewisville ISD and Carrollton-Farmers Branch ISD receive high marks in academics, diversity, quality of teachers and college prep. Great schools mean a bright future for this growing town.
Local residents also enjoy supporting their community schools by attending high school sporting events. It’s no secret that football is the unofficial obsession in almost all of Texas, so don’t be surprised if you’re overwhelmed with local team spirit the first time you decide to cheer on the home team yourself.
Living and Working Carrollton
The Dallas-Fort Worth area has been enjoying a tremendous growth phase, which naturally carries over to the surrounding communities – like Carrollton.
While the metro area has long been the home office location to many major corporations in America, the recent growth surge has welcomed even more of the nation’s top employers into the area. The economy in the DFW area is strong and stable, making Carrollton the perfect place to call home for professionals in a variety of industries.
Carrollton itself is home of corporate offices for:
- Haliburton Energy Services
- G6 Hospitality
- Amazon subsidiary
- Woot Inc
Meanwhile, just down the road in the Metro region you’ll find the corporate offices of:
- Exxon Mobile
- along with other major employers
There’s a unique combination of corporate success and a thriving small business culture that make Carrollton, Texas a place like no other.
Calling Carrollton Home
If you think Carrollton, Texas sounds like the perfect place to call home, trust us that you’re not alone.
The community, economy and love of Carrollton is growing like never before, and there’s no better time than now to consider purchasing your own home in this little piece of Texas Paradise.
We’re proud of our new Hamilton Park community, and we’d like to invite you to take a tour of our professionally decorated Freesia model and experience for yourself the beauty and quality of homes that we offer.