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Moving to The Colony TX?

The Colony is located in Denton County, Texas. In 2016, its population size was 42,408. Moving to The Colony promises fun and recreation, with many miles of outdoor trails that have won The Colony the titles of a Tree City USA and a Playful City USA. The Colony has a friendly, small town vibe with tight-knit communities and quiet residential streets. Dallas Fort Worth International Airport is 25 minutes away, and you can reach downtown Dallas from The Colony in about 30 minutes.

The Colony History

The Colony began as Peters Colony, which was located in historic Stewartsville. Despite the fact that people lived there for quite some time, The Colony was not formally established until 1973. At that time, developers Fox and Jacob, who purchased a large swath of land between Farm to Market Road 423 and State Highway 121, wanted a name for their new acquisition that honored Texas’ early history and the original settlers in Peters Colony. The developers finished their first homes in The Colony in 1974, at which time the first residents called The Colony home.

The Colony Hospitals

Sixty-nine hospitals serve The Colony. Located right in The Colony is The Colony ER Hospital, which has in-patient and out-patient services and a trauma center within its 14,000 SF building. Nearby facilities include Baylor Scott & White Medical Center, Trinity North Medical Plaza, which is a diagnostic center, and the Baylor Institute for Rehabilitation.

The Colony Weather

The Colony receives about 40 inches of precipitation per year, which breaks down into 39 inches of rain and one inch of snow. Its climate ranks 63 out of 100 on Sperling’s comfort index, which means that The Colony has a more comfortable climate year-round than most places in the United States. The Colony’s annual average temperature is 63.8°F. Its average high in July is 95°F, and its average low in January is 34°F.

The Colony Real Estate

The cost of a home in The Colony is about $234,000, which is higher than the national average. Home values in this city have increased by 10.4 percent over the past year, and they’re expected to rise over 5 percent in the next year. The median listing price is $154 per SF here, which exceeds the median price of $131 per SF in the Dallas-Fort Worth metro area. Contact a The Colony mover for help relocating to your new house or apartment in this vibrant city.

The Colony Transportation

The Colony is served by several transportation centers, including two airports (DFW International, which is less than 30 minutes away) and Love Field, which is a commercial airport in Dallas. There is also an Amtrak train station located within 30 miles of The Colony’s center. Residents can easily access the Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) bus system.

The Colony Hotels

Whether you’re planning a business trip, getaway, or extended stay, The Colony has accommodations for every budget and personality. Accommodations here include nearly 40 modern hotels, with a wealth of amenities and conveniences, distributed throughout the city.

Cost of Living in The Colony

Compared to other cities in Texas, the cost of living in The Colony is three percent higher than average. However, the cost of living here is about eight percent lower than the average nationwide. Sales tax in The Colony is 23 percent higher than the national average. A typical homeowner here pays $1,150 on a mortgage and $1,170 on an apartment per year. If you’re moving to the area, contact a The Colony moving company to help you stay organized as you travel.

The Colony Restaurants

As with other places in Texas, you’ll find an eclectic mix of eateries in The Colony. Consult a The Colony guide for a list of places to check out, ranging from classic American steakhouses, sports bars, and pubs to fine food and wine at a sidewalk café. In The Colony you will find fast food, Italian cuisine, Mexican food, and plenty of seafood.

The Colony Schools

Students in The Colony can attend two school districts – the Lewisville Independent School District and the Little Elm Independent School District. Within the Lewisville ISD are six elementary schools, a high school, and two middle schools that serve students in grades K-12. The district covers 127 square miles. The Little elm ISD has an academy for students in grades K-8.

Things to Do in The Colony

The Colony is a rare destination that has something for everyone. Its many parks and nature trails suit the outdoor fitness enthusiast, and there are many community parks to enjoy. Lewisville Lake is a prime spot for water activities, and there are several top-ranked golf courses in the city. You’ll find concerts, live performances, and theater events to satisfy your needs for an arts and culture experience. Nightlife is alive and well in The Colony, and sports fans will enjoy The Colony Five Star Complex, which is an 80-acre sports facility with multiple baseball, soccer, softball, and football fields.

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