Welcome to Flower Mound, Argyle, and Highland Village
Family-friendly, suburban oasis close to the DFW Metroplex while maintaining a strong countryside vibe
Located in Denton County, these three neighboring suburbs are both highly affluent and family-friendly. Each maintains a small-town atmosphere while maintaining proximity to the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex.
Flower Mound is adjacent to Grapevine Lake and is the largest community with a little over 75,000 residents. Highland Village measures second largest with a population of about 15,000, and Argyle is the smallest with only 3,500 full-time residents.
Near the DFW International Airport, these areas provide quick and convenient access to the city and are surrounded by numerous recreational opportunities. In Flower Mound alone, there are 54 public parks on 693 acres of green space. A plethora of trail systems can also be found throughout.
These three suburbs experienced unprecedented residential growth in the 1990s and are now enjoying a burgeoning commercial development scene. With a small-town environment and upscale ambiance, Argyle is beloved by residents for its location in Denton County and proximity to the Dallas-Fort Worth metropolitan area.
What to Love
- The family-friendly sense of community
- Small town vibe coupled with proximity to city attractions
- Lots of parks and public spaces
People & Lifestyle
There’s a slower pace of life in these suburbs. Families enjoy spending time in an array of parks and public spaces, and the surroundings are overwhelmingly quiet. The majority of residents here are homeowners—only five percent of the population rents. Single-family detached homes and townhouses are the preferred form of real estate.
Dining, Shopping & Entertainment
This area has tons to offer in terms of recreation. At the Shops at Highland Village
, visitors can choose from a variety of specialty retailers and eateries and catch a showing at the on-site movie theater.
There are a variety of dining options too. Local favorites include 1845 Texas
, a modern steakhouse that serves uniquely Texan dishes like fried quail from Lockhart, poblano meatballs, and calf fries. Classic southern comforts like the chicken fried steak are a must-try. Marty B’s
, a lively, family-friendly joint offering updated BBQ eats and a big outside area with fire pits and games is also a preferred stop. Be sure to check out Mi Dia
, which has a location in Flower Mound. Here, Chef Gabriel DeLeon blends traditional Mexico City recipes with modern Santa Fe and Tex Mex flavors. His dishes were voted among the top 10 Tex-Mex in USA Today.
Things to Do
On the weekends, residents of these suburbs gather at the Flower Mound Trails
, where there are plenty of opportunities for walking, biking, and hiking. There’s also a lake with meadows, a boat ramp, and a fishing pier, shaded picnic tables at Twin Coves Park, and Lake Lewisville’s Pier 121
offers rentals for boats and jet skis that provide all-day entertainment on the lake.
The town of Flower Mound hosts an Independence Fest
every July 4th, and Bridlewood Golf Course
, also Flower Mound, offers one of the finest public golf courses in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex area, boasting a private club experience at a daily fee price.
Flower Mound, Argyle, and Highland Village are home to many excellent schools. Top educational opportunities include:
- Liberty Christian, a private, college-preparatory Christian school located in Argyle. Offers education from preschool through grade 12 and provides state championship programs in academics, fine arts, and athletics
- Coram Deo Academy, a private school for PreK through grade 12 with multiple campuses in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex
- Founders Classical Academy
- Argyle ISD, a public school district based in Argyle, is recognized for high academic and athletic performance