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Southlake, Texas is one of the most vibrant communities in the Dallas/Fort Worth area. It has easy access to several major metropolitan cities, but maintains its own unique small town feel. The school district is also highly regarded, having been awarded seven consecutive awards from the Texas Education Agency for its exemplary standing in the state. Southlake also has an amazing Town Center with high-end retail and the city is in close proximity to Lake Grapevine. The Southlake Carroll Dragons have consistently been one of the top football teams in the state, as well as the nation, in recent years. The Dragons also excel in many other sports, academics, and extra-curricular activities for both boys and girls alike.
Situated between Alliance Airport and Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport, alongside a dynamic commercial corridor, Southlake, Texas is a community like no other. The city of Southlake now consists of 21.5 square miles of land and just over 24, 500 residents. Currently served by four top-notch independent school districts, with high-quality residential choices, excellent commercial growth and a wonderful “home-town” appeal, this is a stellar community to consider home. Coupled with a progressive government, Southlake is heading into a bright future full of growth and opportunity.
This community is often considered by its residents to be a good, wholesome place to raise children. The Carroll Independent School District, serving most of Southlake, has consistently ranked above average for standardized tests with the district receiving an “exemplary” rating from the Texas Education Agency. Southlake’s outstanding education opportunities are just the beginning.
Even though this city may have old-fashioned values, Southlake is very modern when it comes to retail and shopping. Southlake’s newly developed town square is designed with turn-of-the-century 1900s architecture while featuring many upscale retail stores and exclusive boutique niche shops.
Commercial development activity continues on an upswing, adding fiscal stability to the community. Almost 600 businesses call Southlake home. Several medical centers have established operations in Southlake while nearby Baylor Medical Center of Grapevine continues an aggressive expansion.
The city’s parks and recreation facilities are some of the best in the area. Expansions of city softball, baseball, and soccer facilities, combined with a citywide trail-building campaign and the purchase of almost one hundred acres for future recreation activities complements the area’s growth and community-oriented environment.
Southlake enjoys the prestige and conveniences of a prospering city while maintaining its charm and character. Community pride is evident everywhere you look in Southlake, Texas. Southlake was ranked 6th best place to live by D Magazine in 2012.

Links:
City of Southlake Website
Carroll ISD Website