Get to Know Northlake, TX
Denton County is home to Northlake, TX, a nearly 3,000-person town featuring all the charm of ranch life paired with the convenience of the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex.
This quaint town may be mainly comprised of ranch land and open spaces, but as the surrounding area continues to experience rapid growth and expansion, Northlake is following suit. New homes in Northlake, Texas are in high demand as the town continues to grow - the population has nearly doubled since 2008.
Northlake, TX sits approximately 45 miles northwest of Dallas and 30 miles north of Fort Worth - plus Denton is just a quick 20-minute drive northeast of the city. With this centrally-located position, residents of Northlake can easily enjoy everything DFW offers. Additionally, with just 15-miles separating residents from the Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport and with Interstate 35W and State Highway 114 running along the town, you will never be far from your next destination.
The Texas Motor Speedway, one of the nation's premier racing venues, is located just a short 15-minute drive from Northlake. Residents can easily catch one of the many prestigious races held at the speedway, including the Samsung 500 and O'Reilly 300.
Another local favorite is the DFW Adventure Park. This more than 170-acre park is the perfect destination for the thrill-seekers in your family. Activities include zip-lining, paintball, skeet, challenge courses and much more.
Northlake is only a short trip from two popular Texas lakes, perfect for all kinds of outdoor recreation. Residents can take a quick 25-mile trip to Lewisville Lake to enjoy the more than 200 miles of shoreline offered at one of North Texas' biggest lakes. Whether you are looking to stay active with hiking, biking and swimming or just relax by the water, Lewisville Lake has something for every visitor.
Grapevine Lake is another popular destination for Northlake residents, located just 15 miles from the city. This smaller 8,000-acre lake is perfect for fishing, boating and swimming. Grapevine Lake also features parks and RV and camping sites for a more extended lake trip.
Grapevine and Southlake, two larger cities in the area, both sit about a 30-minute drive from Northlake and offer residents a variety of food, shopping and entertainment options to choose from. Given its central location to many major hubs and small towns alike, a quick car trip is all it takes to land Northlake residents at any of the events and amenities offered by surrounding communities.
Residents of Northlake, TX will find themselves situated in one of three excellent school districts serving the town: Northwest ISD, Argyle ISD and Ponder ISD.
Northwest Independent School District serves portions of three North Texas counties and covers the largest portion of Northlake of the three districts mentioned. The district serves nearly 20,000 students across 31 campuses - residents living in the southern portion of Northlake will likely attend Lance Thompson Elementary, Pike Middle School and Northwest High School.
Argyle Independent School District boasts a population of about 3,000 students across five schools. Campuses include Hilltop Elementary, Argyle West Elementary, Argyle Intermediate School, Argyle Middle School and Argyle High School.
Ponder Independent School District offers students three schools: Ponder Elementary, Ponder Junior High School and Ponder High School. The district serves a total of more than 1500 students across its campuses and encompasses the northernmost region of Northlake.
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