Richardson is located in Dallas and Collin counties in Texas. It is home to more than 108,000 residents.
The local economy is driven by some of the world's largest telecommunications companies as well as insurance, education, healthcare, corporate headquarters and finance.
The city is served by several major highways, Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) rail stations and the Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport.
Arts and Entertainment
Richardson has a robust cultural arts scene, which includes theatre, music, visual arts and film, dance, literary arts and family-friendly events, many of which are held at the Eisemann Center for Performing Arts and Corporate Presentation.
Residents and visitors enjoy the city's extensive trail and parks system, which includes a dog park, golf course, 40 miles of trails and walkways, hundreds of acres of parks and wooded areas, a 10-acre lake, athletic fields and more.
Richardson is served by the Richardson Independent School District, the Plano Independent School District as well as several private schools.
Institutions of higher education include the University of Texas at Dallas, Richland College and Collin College.