Allen, TX

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Welcome to Allen, TX. Allen, TX is THE up and coming destination in DFW to getaway and play or plan a meeting or convention of any size. Located just north of Dallas, Allen is 25 miles from either DFW or Love Field airports and blends the best of local charm and hospitality with world-class amenities.

Allen is a city in Collin County in the U.S. state of Texas, and a northern suburb of Dallas and has a population of approximately 107,000.  The city is known for its excellent schools, thriving business community, and family-friendly atmosphere.

Allen is known for its strong economy and business-friendly environment. Some of the largest employers in the city include: Allen Independent School District, Cisco Systems, Jack Henry & Associates, PFSweb, Experian. 

In addition to these major employers, Allen has a thriving small business community. The city's Economic Development Corporation works to attract and retain businesses, and offers resources and support to entrepreneurs.

Allen is known for its excellent schools, which are part of the Allen Independent School District. The district serves over 20,000 students and has a reputation for academic excellence. In addition to traditional public schools, Allen also has several private schools, including religious and Montessori schools.

Allen has a strong sports and recreation scene, with numerous parks, trails, and sports facilities throughout the city. Some of the most popular recreational amenities include:

Ford Park: A 23-acre park with sports fields, a playground, and picnic areas.

Bethany Lakes Park: A 42-acre park with fishing ponds, walking trails, and a pavilion.

The Edge at Allen Station Park: A multi-purpose sports complex with soccer and football fields, baseball and softball diamonds, and a skate park.

Don Rodenbaugh Natatorium: A state-of-the-art aquatic center with indoor and outdoor pools, water slides, and a lazy river.

In addition to these facilities, Allen is home to several youth sports leagues, including football, soccer, and baseball.

Allen is conveniently located near several major highways, including US-75, the Sam Rayburn Tollway, and SH-121. 

Allen has a strong sense of community, and residents are actively involved in local events and organizations. Some of the ways to get involved in the community include volunteering with local charities, joining a neighborhood association, or attending events like the Allen Farmers Market or the Allen Arts Alliance's monthly art walk.

Updated Mar 4, 2024 11:53: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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