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Moving to Richardson TX?

As a suburb of Dallas, Richardson is an affluent community with over 100,000 residents. In 28 square miles of land, Richardson’s economy is largely supported by numerous telecommunication companies in the city as well as being home to major insurance industry headquarters, such as Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas.

Richardson History

The earliest settlers from neighboring areas and states entered the area now known as Richardson in the 1840s. When a railroad was built in the area after the Civil War, the population increased and the town was officially established in 1873. Commercial and residential growth continued in to the 1900s as the northeast section of the city continued to be developed, which attracted new residents quickly.

History of Richardson (Richardsontexas.org)

Richardson Weather

With a humid subtropical climate, Richardson enjoys hot Texas summers with highs in July averaging 94 degrees. Winters offer more mild weather conditions, with January temperatures reaching a low of 34 degrees, and an average of 2 inches of snowfall per year.

Richardson Weather Forecast at Accuweather.com

Richardson Transportation

Richardson residents have easy access to four major highways running through and around the city, including the President George Bush Turnpike, which offers quick access to the Dallas Fort Worth Airport, one of the busiest and largest airports in the country. The Dallas Area Rapid Transport (DART) offers public bus service and commuter lines throughout the city and to Dallas. Richardson is a bike friendly community, as residents can also enjoy over 15 miles of bike lanes throughout the city.

Richardson DART

Dallas Fort Worth Airport

Cost of Living in Richardson

The cost of living in Richardson is higher than the average for the United States. The main factor is the cost of housing, however, grocery and transportation costs are average for the U.S.

Cost of Living in Richardson (bestplaces.net)

Cost of Living Calculator by cnn.com

Richardson Schools

Richardson Independent School District includes 54 buildings providing education to more than 38,000 students in Richardson and the neighboring communities. Ranking highly in educational opportunities, Richardson includes many schools which receive scores of 10 on the Great Schools rating.

Richardson Independent School District

Richardson Hospitals

The Methodist Richardson Medical Center offers general hospital care as well as specialty careen over 35 specialties, including a cancer center. Vibra Hospital of Richardson offers long term acute care services.

Methodist Richardson Medical Center

Vibra Hospital of Richardson

Richardson Real Estate

A variety of homes are available when moving to Richardson TX, including new construction. Home prices have been steadily increasing in the last 5 years. Richardson is known for being an affluent community with well-cared for homes, and residents that take pride in home ownership. A Richardson moving company will help your move and transition to be a safe and smooth one.

Homes for Sale in Richardson

Richardson Mover

Richardson Hotels

Richardson offers 15 hotels for guests, all conveniently located off of US 75. Hotels range from full service to limited service and extended stay options with over 2,400 rooms available. Meeting space is also available at many of the properties.

Richardson Hotels at Richardsontexas.org

Richardson Hotels at Expedia.com

Richardson Restaurants

Richardson offers over 250 dining options from traditional Texas fare to culinary experiences from all over the world. Award winning chefs bring excellent food options straight to Richardson.

Richardson Restaurants at Richardsontexas.org

Local Dining

Things to Do in Richardson

Explore the beautiful parks in Richardson. Breckenridge Park offers a lake, wildflowers, nature trails, playgrounds, and athletic fields on over417 acres of land. The Galatyn Woodland Preserve offers children’s play areas, wetland ponds, and a marshy area with a boardwalk. At the Spring Creek Nature Area, enjoy the winding trails and paths through the forests. The community is involved in the arts right in Richardson. Enjoy or participate in the symphony, community band, theatre productions, Visual Arts Society, as well as dance performances. National companies also tour Richardson to bring work-class works directly to residents. If you are looking for shopping experiences, Richardson offers more than 50 shopping venues to meet all of your interests and needs. Festivals and special events are also held throughout the year, celebrating the arts. For more information on activities and events in Richardson use the links below.

Richardson activities and Events at Richardsontexas.org

Top Things to Do in Richardson at TripAdvisor.com

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