Hot Small Towns Near Dallas and Fort Worth

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It’s easy to lose sight of how many small towns near Dallas and Fort Worth are really available for homebuyers to consider. While working on your house hunt, consider these three small towns near Dallas and Fort Worth.

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It’s easy to lose sight of how many small towns near Dallas and Fort Worth are really available for homebuyers to consider. Thinking about driving between the two anchor cities in the Metroplex – you might go Arlington and Irving, but you’ll also go through or pass near to at least a half down other towns. Venture outside the loops that surround the city, and you’ll encounter dozens more. While working on your house hunt, consider these three small towns near Dallas and Fort Worth.

Parker

Leading the list of D Magazine’s 10 best Dallas suburbs, Parker is both the home to the Ewing ranch of TV fame as well as a small town that combines wide open spaces with ease of proximity to the rest of the Metroplex. Parker is not far north of Dallas and just east of Plano, located in Collin county. Parker is also budget friendly — meaning that you’ll be able to find homes for small and large budgets alike. In addition to lovely homes that have populated this burg for decades, several new developments are also in the works.

Copper Canyon

Part of the list of the Dallas Morning News‘ list of best Dallas neighborhoods, Copper Canyon is a town most locals have likely not heard of. That doesn’t take away from either its advantages or beauty, however. Like country living? Copper Canyon has it. Want access to either Lewisville or Denton ISD? Check. Looking for homes that offer large yards and potentially the opportunity to raise your own stock? Yep, Copper Canyon has that too. You’ll have barely more than a 1,000 neighbors in this small town, plus access to a small offshoot of Lake Lewisville. Literally envision a bucolic small town in your mind — really, think Mayberry — and your dreams may well be satisfied in Copper Canyon.

Westworth Village

Actually taglined “the hidden jewel of the Metroplex,” Westworth Village is located just west of Fort Worth near NAS Fort Worth JRB (the former Carswell AFB). Accessible via I-30 or I-820, this town of just a few thousand is just minutes from downtown Fort Worth and under an hour from the Big D. Two golf courses await, a well-controlled business district, a variety of housing developments from older and smaller to newer and upscale, and relatively low property taxes versus surrounding areas. Westworth is also well tied into the Trinity Trails system, with new sidewalks being laid to incorporate Airfield Falls — a must for joggers and bikers.

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Tiffany wasn't born in Texas, but she got here as fast as she could. She and her husband have gained extensive experience buying, selling, renovating and flipping homes in the DFW area. A professional freelance writer, Tiffany enjoys contributing real estate and home improvement articles to the Coldwell Banker site and working with other clients to craft content that's specially designed to generate interest while sharing valuable ideas.

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