Aubrey is located approximately 49 miles north of downtown Dallas and 53 miles northeast of downtown Fort Worth. Situated in Denton County, it has a population of nearly 3,400. Once known for the peanut farms that surrounded the town, Aubrey was officially established in 1867 when Civil War veteran Lemuel Noah Edwards built his first home there. After giving each of his 10 children a lot to build their own homes on, the Edwards family became a key element in the future development and planning of the city of Aubrey. Students who live in Aubrey attend Aubrey Independent School District.
Today, residents enjoy peaceful outdoor living, fishing, water-skiing, or boating. In nearby Pilot Point, Texas Tulips are a huge attraction to those who live in the area. Open in late winter, Texas Tulips welcomes people from all around to enjoy the beauty that Holland tulips can bring. Guests can pick their tulips or buy by the bulb. There are over 90 types of tulips to enjoy including American Dream, Blushing Lady, Foxtrot, Ice Cream, Texas Flame, Spring Green, White Liberstar and so many more!
At Ray Roberts Lake State Park, also nearby in Pilot Point, you’ll find it to be the perfect spot for camping, hiking, fishing, swimming and other outdoor activities. Bring the family birdwatching with you and relax as the sun goes down revealing gorgeous shades of pink and tangerine in the open sky. Ray Roberts Lake State Park is perfect for the active family looking for some adventure. Want something more interactive for the kids? Visit Sharkarosa Wildlife Ranch in Park Point and see sheep, alpaca, goats, miniature cows, miniature horses, alligators, cobras, zebras, pigs, lemurs, bears and several types of kangaroo.
Grab a bite to eat at Upper Park Cafe, Bebo's Cafe, Lucy’s Taco Shop, Luigi’s Pizza and Pasta, Turn 3 BBQ and World Famous MOMS. You can find everything from fresh pecan coffee and French toast to chicken fried steak and fried green tomatoes when you eat in Aubrey.