Rockwall, Rockwall County - Texas

Just 25 Minutes from the "Big D" aka Dallas, Rockwall is known for its stunning natural beauty, particularly its location along the eastern shore of Lake Ray Hubbard. The picturesque lake, along with rolling hills, spectacular custom and luxury homes, many with beautiful countryside views, offers residents a serene and visually pleasing environment.

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Rockwall  is the nation’s third best town for families, according to Family Circle magazine.

The communities featured in the magazine’s annual roundup of perfect places to call home combine affordable housing, good neighbors, green spaces and A+ public school system.

According to the magazine, each of the towns honored is made up of forward thinking leaders, parents, teachers and students who are passionate about their hometown, dedicated to bettering their children’s futures and involved in advancing their local school systems as exemplified by the implementation of such programs as partnering with local government in providing recreational amenities, private medical groups to ensure treatment for students who don’t have health insurance and integrating dual language classes in grade school.

 

Rockwall County is second of 254 counties in Texas in median housing value. Most of Rockwall's existing homes are in the $ 125,000 to $ 500,000 range with a significant number in the upper end of this range, including selection of million and multimillion dollar water front luxury estates.

For a county of only 144 square miles, a variety of neighborhood types is predominant in Rockwall. Whether you enjoy Lake Front or lake view living, country club living, or you need to roam on rolling acreage, Rockwall offers diversity for all lifestyles. And Lake Ray Hubbard's recreational activities are the bonus that singles, families, professionals and retirees can enjoy no matter which neighborhood they choose to call home. 
 
Rockwall is only 20 minutes from downtown Dallas. Highway 66 provides primary east-west access through Rockwall to Garland and Northeast Dallas. Recently widened I-30 provides easy access from Rockwall to downtown Dallas, which is just 22 miles away. Rockwall city streets have been planned to stay ahead of rapid growth and provide for continuous movement throughout the city. Union Pacific Rail service provides rail transportation to Rockwall's growing industry. Rockwall is 30 minutes from Love Field and 45 minutes from DFW airport. Rockwall also has its own general aviation airport with hangar facilities.

Rockwall residents enjoy 111 miles of shoreline and 22,745 acres of Lake Ray Hubbard. The lake offers all water sports, including fishing, water skiing, world-class sailing, power yachting and more. Chandlers Landing Yacht Club and Marina are home to many area boats. Most weekends throughout the year can see colorful sails of boats on the lake.

Rockwall has two renowned golf clubs: The Shores Country Club and Golf Course, and Buffalo Creek Golf Club, which has been consistently rated by the Dallas Morning News as one of the top two public fee golf courses in the state.
 
Also worth noting:

 

1. History: Rockwall gets its name from a naturally occurring geological formation in the area, a rock wall that was discovered by early settlers in the 1850s. The city has a rich history, with its roots dating back to the mid-19th century.

 

2. Location: Rockwall is situated on the eastern shore of Lake Ray Hubbard, a large reservoir on the East Fork of the Trinity River. Its proximity to the lake makes it a popular destination for boating, fishing, and water-related activities.

 

3. Demographics: Rockwall has experienced significant population growth in recent years, thanks in part to its proximity to the Dallas-Fort Worth area. It has a diverse population and is known for its family-friendly atmosphere.

 

4. Economy: The city's economy has diversified over the years, with a mix of industries such as healthcare, education, retail, and professional services. The Dallas-Fort Worth region, including Rockwall, is known for its strong economy and job opportunities.

 

5. Education: Rockwall is served by the Rockwall Independent School District (Rockwall ISD), which includes several elementary, middle, and high schools. The district is known for its quality education and has received recognition for its academic achievements.

 

6. Recreation: The city offers various recreational opportunities, including parks, golf courses, and hiking trails. Lake Ray Hubbard provides opportunities for water sports and fishing. The Rockwall Harbor area is a popular spot for dining and entertainment.

 

7. Cultural Attractions: Rockwall has cultural attractions like the Rockwall County Historical Foundation Museum, which showcases the history of the area. There are also local events and festivals that celebrate the community's heritage and culture.

 

8. Transportation: Rockwall is conveniently located near major transportation routes, including Interstate 30, which provides easy access to the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex. Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport and Dallas Love Field Airport are the nearest major airports for air travel.

 

Updated Jul 23, 2024 7:25:am. Based on information from the North Texas Real Estate Information Systems, Inc. This information is provided for consumers' personal, non-commercial use and may not be used for any purpose other than to identify prospective properties consumers may be interested in purchasing.
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