Along the grassy, tree-lined streets of Duncanville, Texas, are houses for those who are seeking Texas-sized family homes as well as those who are on the hunt for an affordable starter home. Spacious interior designs in the houses make the neighborhoods feel as wide and expansive to residents as their state. The region is considered the Best of the Southwest. And with plenty of variety between full-sizes residences and more modest homes, Duncanville has something for everyone.
Incorporated in 1947, Duncanville has enjoyed steady growth since then, now reaching nearly 40,000 residents in its 11.3 square miles. The community has achieved status as a tourist destination by virtue of being so close to Dallas and only twenty minutes drive from Fort Worth. It provides convenient proximity to major attractions like the Six Flags over Texas amusement park, the American Airlines Center, the Cowboy Stadium and the Lone Star Park. The Duncanville recreation center gives residents the opportunity to exercise at their leisure with amenities like a double gym, an indoor walking track, and an aerobics center.
Located in southern Dallas County in the northeastern region of Texas, Duncanville is one of four nearby cities that are ranked in the Best Southwest category. Attracting tourists from within the state as well as outside of Texas, Duncanville prides itself on its access to well-known shopping and dining facilities as well as its outdoor recreation facilities like Joe Pool Lake. The Duncanville Independent School District boasts a high school that goes beyond Texas proportions and goes into epic proportions. The Duncanville High School campus is not just the largest in Texas or in the United States, but is actually the biggest of its kind in the world at over 900,000 square feet. But nothing is lost in quality – in fact, the school district includes 13 out of its 17 schools that have been marked exemplary or formally recognized for its achievements by the Texas Education Agency.