LOCATION / POPULATION
Rowlett, one of the fastest growing cities in
the Dallas/Fort Worth area, is located on the northeast corner
of Dallas County, and includes in its boundaries a portion of
the western part of Rockwall County.
Rowlett is less than 40 minutes from downtown
Dallas (east of Dallas), less than 45 minutes from DFW International
Airport and 30 minutes from Love Field Airport.
The city will soon have full access to the DART rail system when the station head is finished in 2012, and completion of 1-90 will be bringing a new expansion of business to the community as it has never seen before.
Rowlett has a population of 55,000+, Average household
income is $60,775+, with more than 45% of residents in the 25-45
With its many parks, park trails, sports fields, and fishing spots, Rowlett is used by the local community, and other cities for the enjoyment of its natural resources.
Rowlett is bordered on the east side
of its boundaries by Lake Ray Hubbard. This lake is a water reservoir
for many municipalities in the area, including Rowlett.
Since the lake was formed in the
1970's, its shorelines have become a haven for many waterfowl,
including geese, ducks, loons, and coots. Turtles and other amphibians
make the lakes' marshes and shorelines for their homes. The lake
is a favorite of local fishermen.