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The Town of
Flower Mound is a beautiful north central
Texas town, and held the title of the "
Second Fastest Growing City in
Texas " for much of the 90's. Flower Mound's low tax rate, excellent school system, safe neighborhoods, and a quality of life hard to find in any community make it one of the premier cities in the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex to live and raise a family. The population of Flower Mound has grown from 15,527 in 1990 to an estimated 63,000 in 2005. Flower Mound's location - in close proximity to Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport and
Alliance Airport at the heart of the "golden triangle" - along with development-ready land has contributed to this phenomenal growth.
Located in Southern Denton County, Flower Mound encompasses 44 square miles in the heart of the Metroplex and is approximately 45% developed. Flower Mound takes pride in being a leader in managed growth, quality of life, and being environmentally sensitive.
Flower Mound is named after a prominent, 12.5-acre mound once covered with blue stem grasses and a variety of indigenous flowers. Historians believe the mound was a sacred ceremonial ground used by Wichita Indians dating back to the early 1800's. This unusual piece of land, located near the intersection of FM 3040 and FM 2499, is now a historical site.
Flower Mound is situated at the southern edge of
Denton County ,
Texas . The town is 28 miles northwest of Dallas, 25 miles northeast of Fort Worth, and three miles north of DFW International Airport, making it "ten minutes from anywhere in the world."
Uniquely located between two large lakes, Lake Grapevine on the southern border of Flower Mound and Lake Lewisville just minutes to the north, Flower Mound is also home to one of the largest natural hardwood forests in the United States, the Cross Timbers Region, and offers a tremendous diversity of lifestyles in which to live, work and play.