Neighborhood

Carrollton: A Small Town with A Big Heart

Located in the heart of the bustling Dallas-Fort Worth metropolitan area, Carrollton is one of the best places to live in Texas. Because Carrollton is recognized as a big city that feels like a small town, it’s the perfect community for families and neighbors seeking the best of Texas living. With annual events like the Cinco de Mayo Celebration, Chalk Art Festival, and Fourth of July Concert, Carrollton offers its residents numerous opportunities for people of all ages to experience the culture of North Texas. Carrollton is home to several area attractions, including Arbor Hills Nature Preserve, Cavanaugh Flight Museum and A.W. Perry Homestead Museum. As a former agricultural hub that once housed part of the Dallas-Wichita Railroad, Carrollton also features notable historic areas, such as Historic Downtown Carrollton and Historic Carrollton Black Cemetery. The city is also home to plenty of modern delights, including shopping malls, delicious restaurants, and higher institutions, which include the University of Texas at Dallas, Southern Methodist University, and the University of Dallas. With so much to offer, it's clear to see why Carrollton is one of Greater Dallas-Fort Worth's most populous areas!