Keller, Texas resides in the northeast portion of Tarrant County in the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex. Keller is home to a wide expanse of residential opportunities, foregoing the typical city path of pursuing industry over homes. Keller is a city of affluence, causing house pricing to be relatively high, but the quality of the housing to also be relatively high. Houses retain an old-school charm and follow similar lines of architecture across the board.
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Keller advertises itself as a town that successfully fuses big-city comforts with small-town charm. Given the lack of industrial complexes in Keller and the rich heritage it possesses, the town readily achieves this description. Keller features a recently constructed town hall, municipal service center, and an award-winning recreation and aquatic center for its citizens, which number around 40,000. The city was originally settled in the 1850s, and, due to its becoming a stop on the Texas and Pacific Railway, would rapidly expand in popularity and success. Keller boasts more than 300 acres of developed park land, 11 of which are park sites. There are also 19 miles of hiking and biking trails, much to the delight of adventurous outdoor-type citizens.
The Keller Independent School District, which attends to most of the city, has 41 functioning campuses serving thousands of students every year. Money magazine rated Keller as one of the 10 best places to live in the United States in 2009, and in 2008 the American Community Survey listed Keller as one of the nation's richest cities. Top employers in the area are Keller ISD, the City of Keller, Southstar Logistics, Kroger, and Home Depot, all of which offer employment opportunities for natives of the area as well as newcomers. The proximity of the town to neighboring cities such as Fort Worth, North Richland Hills, Roanoke, and Southlake makes it a perfect destination for those looking to remain near metropolitan areas without residing directly within them. Many restaurants and exciting activities are easily within reach of Keller citizens, and the town itself is home to places like The Moviehouse & Eatery, Tornado Terry's Family Amusement Center, and the Keller Pointe. Sky Creek Ranch Golf Club and the Keller Tavern offer more adult activities to enjoy while in the city itself. Visitors and residents of Keller understand the charm that the city holds for newcomers and oldcomers alike with its opulent neighborhoods, clean streets, and outdoor park prowess.