• The Colony Best Places to Live and Most Affordable

    CNN/Money
    – CNN/Money Magazine, 2013

  • The Colony Ranked Among The Top North Texas Suburbs


    – D Magazine, Best Suburbs, 2013

  • America’s Top 100 Public Courses


    The Tribute At The Colony
    – Golf Digest Magazine 2007

  • Best Courses You Can Play


    Old American Golf Course
    GolfWeek Magazine – 2014

In the heart of Dallas/Fort Worth

The Colony is located along the eastern shoreline of Lewisville Lake and less than 25 minutes to Downtown Dallas. It is a short 15 minute drive to Dallas Forth Worth International Airport and only 25 minutes to Dallas Love Field Airport. Conveniently surrounded by Plano, Frisco, Lewisville, Carrollton, Grapevine and Denton, The Colony brings you a hometown feel with all the big city advantages.

Sigma Solutions

Our Dallas office outgrew its prior space, and The Colony offered a more central location for our customers and employees. Working with the City’s staff was extremely easy and enjoyable. Their involvement was critical in our decision-making process. We now have a brand new facility in The Cascades to showcase to our existing customers and new prospects, which is critical to our success.

Dean Mazzola
Regional Sales Manager Sigma Solutions, Inc.

GENERAL INFORMATION

Incorporated: 1977

Form of Government: Council Manager with a Mayor and six council members

Elevation: 546 feet

County: Denton

Land Area: 13.7 square miles

Zip Code: 75056

TAX PROFILE (As of Oct. 1, 2015)

City of Colony: 0.6700
Denton County: 0.2722
Lewisville ISD: 1.47673

Total: 2.41893 per $100 in Valuation

Little Elm ISD: 1.54
Total Including LEISD: 2.4822 per $100 in Valuation

Sales Tax Rate: State: 6.25%
Economic Development Sales Tax: 0.50%
Community Development Sales Tax: 0.50%
Municipal: 1.00%

SURROUNDING AREA

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+:
Carrollton, TX (7.0 miles, pop. 109,576)

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+:
Plano, TX (4.0 miles, pop. 222,030)

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+:
Dallas, TX (21.2 miles, pop. 1,188,580)

Nearest cities:

  • Plano, TX (4.0 miles)
  • Little Elm, TX (5.9 miles)
  • Frisco, TX (6.0 miles)
  • Carrollton, TX (7.0 miles)
  • Lewisville, TX (9.1 miles)
  • Addison, TX (9.8 miles)

EDUCATION

The Colony, Texas provides wide access to higher education

The Colony is within commuting distance of 34 campuses of both private and state colleges and universities as well as community colleges. These include Southern Methodist University in Dallas, The University of Texas at Dallas in Richardson and The University of Dallas in Irving. The Colony is also less than fifteen minutes from the Preston Ridge campus of Collin County Community College, which has hi-tech courses in telecommunications (including various certification programs) as well as high-level computer courses and accompanying certification programs.

The Colony High School is among the highest rated in Texas

The Lewisville Independent School District prides itself on its long-standing tradition of educational excellence. With more than 38 schools receiving the “Exemplary” rating and 20 schools earning the “Recognized” rating by the Texas Education Agency, families move into LISD because of  a commitment to student success. LISD also has six National Blue Ribbon Schools of Excellence, which is the highest designation a school can earn by the United States Department of Education.

Serving more than 50,000 students, the district has been experiencing rapid growth during the past 15 years, and will continue to grow on average between 1,200-2,000 new students annually until 2016.

Prestwick STEM Academy

Young minds in our community who are interested in math, science and technology will have the opportunity to explore hands-on curriculum with a science and mathematics focus at a new Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) Academy in the Fall of 2014.

The Little Elm ISD Board of School Trustees approved plans on May 20, 2013 to build the district’s first K – 8 Academy. The new 80,000 square foot school will be located on a 31-acre lot in The Tribute, a 1,500-acre master planned lakeside golf and resort community, in The Colony, the southern portion of the school district.

Lewisville ISD
50,000+

STUDENTS SERVED

80,000

SQ. FT. SCHOOL OPENED FALL 2014

RECREATIONPlayful City USA

PARKS

The City of The Colony features 28 parks and numerous open spaces totaling more than 3,000 acres – one of the highest acres of parks per capita in the state. Our diverse collection of parks offers a variety of amenities, including playground areas, tennis and basketball courts, fishing ponds, BBQ grills, jogging trails, disc golf and pavilions. We personally invite you to enjoy the beautiful outdoors of The Colony!

GOLF

Hit the fairways at some of the best known golf courses in North Texas, bringing you lush green landscapes, rolling hills and beautiful lakeside vistas. Master Scottish links at The Tribute, featuring wind-swept dunes and sea washed grasses, enjoy a peaceful round of 9-hole golf at Stewart Peninsula or experience The Old American, designed by Tripp Davis and PGA Tour star Justin Leonard.

LEWISVILLE LAKE

Lewisville Lake encompasses more than 29,000 acres of excellent water recreational opportunities! Featuring many marinas and public parks, boat ramp access and Texas’ famous hot summer weather, it’s ideal for fishing, skiing, boating and swimming. Surrounded by more than 16,500 acres of park and wildlife management lands, Lewisville Lake is also an excellent location for camping, picnicking, hiking, cycling, birding and much more.

SPORTS AND FITNESS

The Colony’s commitment to find creative and resourceful ways to enhance sports and the quality of life for the entire community was demonstrated when named #1 Sportstown for the State of Texas by Sports Illustrated Magazine and the National Parks and Recreation Association. Their efforts are further exemplified by all the sports venues which host local athletic leagues and regional, state and national tournaments.

CLIMATE

Average Daily Temperature
JANUARYHigh – 54, Low – 34
APRILHigh – 76, Low – 55
JULYHigh – 96, Low – 75
OCTOBERHigh – 79, Low – 56

FEATURED AMENITIES

TopGolf

Topgolf opened in November 2013 and is enjoying a tremendous pace of business. The premier golf entertainment complex has also received industry acclaim:

Awards:

  • 2013 Best Real Estate Deal of the Year, Retail/Restaurant Category, Dallas Business Journal.
  • 2014 Best Retail Project, Commercial Real Estate Awards, D CEO Magazine.

TOPGOLF
3760 Blair Oaks Dr. The Colony, TX 75056
Phone: (469) 213-5204
www.topgolf.com

The Tribute Golf Club

The Tribute was listed as one of the top five golf courses in Texas by Golf Magazine in 2010. The multi-facet facility is modeled after well-known Scottish links and features a beautiful clubhouse with guest suites, banquet and meeting spaces, a restaurant and pro-shop. The Tribute spans hundreds of acres and graces the shores of Lewisville Lake.

The Tribute Golf Links & Guest House
1000 Lebanon Rd. The Colony, TX 75056
Phone: (972) 370-5465
www.thetributegc.com

OldAmericanGolfClub

The Old American was recently named Golf Magazine’s No. 5 ‘Best Public Golf Course’ in Texas, making it the highest ranked course in the Metroplex. The course, designed by Tripp Davis and PGA Tour star Justin Leonard, evokes the timeless features of the “Golden Age” of American golf course architecture. The Old American Golf Club features natural contours, hazard styles, native grasses and green shapes that were influenced by the America’s most storied golf course masterpieces. The Old American was also named as one of the top five golf courses in Texas by Golf Magazine in 2010. The course is located at The Tribute, an unmatched lakefront, golf resort community on Lewisville Lake.

The Old American Golf Club
1001 Lebanon Rd. The Colony, TX 75056
Phone: (972) 370-4653
http://www.theoldamericangolfclub.com

Blue Sky Sports Complex

Located on more than 56 acres of park land along Lewisville Lake, this indoor / outdoor sports complex offers two indoor soccer fields used for youth and adult soccer leagues, various camps, clinics and flag football. Three full-size outdoor soccer fields equipped with lights are used for games, practices, camps and tournaments. Other amenities include: deli-style concessions, indoor children’s play area, video arcade area and a pro shop featuring soccer equipment.

Blue Sky Sports Center
7801 Main St. The Colony, TX 75056
Phone: (469) 384-3400
www.blueskysportscenter.com

Hawaiian Falls Water Park

Hawaiian Falls Waterpark, a signature attraction for The Colony, features action packed fun for the entire family. The newest thrill, the Whirlwind 360, is a 60-foot tower in which two riders are dropped from a launch tube racing down a bodyslide, traveling speeds up to 40 mph. Those looking to just relax can spend all day in the sun making a splash in the Breaker Bay wave pool or retreat to the Kona Cooler lazy river. Open May through September. Please visit www.hfalls.com for rates and hours of operation.

Hawaiian Falls Waterpark
4400 Paige Rd. The Colony, TX 75056
Phone: (972) 370-4327
www.hfalls.com

Five Star Complex

This 80-acre state-of-the-art sports facility built in 2003 is home to five baseball fields, eight soccer fields, two football fields, six flag football fields and two softball fields. The complex can also accommodate lacrosse, rugby and ultimate frisbee tournaments. Unique native stonework and beautiful architecture were incorporated into the design to enhance the entire experience for players and their parents. In addition, the 1.3 mile walking trail, three star-shaped shade pavilions, two playground areas, concession and restroom facilities, as well as a Veterans Memorial, were established to further improve the quality of life for the entire community.

The Colony Five Star Complex
4100 Blair Oaks The Colony, TX 75056
Phone: (972) 625-1106
www.tcfivestar.com

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