Rowlett, Texas

The Location

Rowlett is located in Dallas and Rockwall counties in Texas, and is home to more than 56,000 residents. An upscale bedroom community in the Dallas-Fort Worth metropolitan area, Rowlett is located on Lake Ray Hubbard.

The local economy is powered by education, healthcare, retail and government services.

Rowlett is served by Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) bus and light rail service, which runs directly to downtown Dallas, as well as Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport.

Arts and Entertainment

Rowlett residents and visitors enjoy sports and outdoor activities at the Rowlett Community Center, which is home to racquetball courts, two gymnasiums and a fitness center; a championship golf course at Waterview Golf Club; 600 acres of parks and trails, which include picnic pavilions, walking and biking trails, fishing ponds, playgrounds and more; as well as the 22,000-acre Lake Ray Hubbard, which offers swimming, boating, hiking, biking and fishing.

Popular local attractions include shopping at the area’s retail centers, dining at a variety of restaurants, Wet Zone Water Park, and events like Eggstraordinary Easter Egg Hunt, Movies on Main Street, and the Holiday Parade & Main Street Festival.

The city’s arts and cultural scene includes Lakeshore Symphonic Winds, Amateur Community Theatre of Rowlett (ACTOR), Company of Rowlett Performers, Artists Round Texas (ART), Rowlett Company Chorale and Rowlett, Texas Photography Club.

Rowlett is just 20 minutes from Dallas, which offers additional sports, performing arts and cultural attractions.

Education

Rowlett is served by the Garland Independent School District and Rockwall Independent School District as well as several private schools.

Higher education is provided by the Dallas County Community College District and Collin College.

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