Allen TX is an energetic suburb of north Dallas, known for family friendly neighborhoods and homes for sale, located just north of Plano in Collin County.
Allen is a popular destination for families relocating to the north Dallas suburbs. The characteristics most valued by relocation families include outstanding schools, excellent housing, planned communities, wonderful shopping, dining, entertainment, and easy access to major employers.
The Allen Independent School District is committed to providing the highest quality of education and citizenship while maintaining acceptable student-to-staff ratios and class sizes. Allen ISD Ranked 6th Best School District in Texas, #1 in Collin County, #53 in America. For the latest school calendar, news and events go directly to Allen ISD.
PRIMARY EMPLOYER: RETAIL INCLUDING – WATTERS CREEK, VILLAGES AT ALLEN,
FAIRVIEW TOWN CENTER & ALLEN PREMIUM OUTLETS
SECOND: ALLEN INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
THIRD: EXPERIAN CONSUMER CREDIT REPORTING
Parks, Recreation, Shopping in Allen, Texas
PARKS & RECREATION
Allen has more than 700 acres of parks, 40 miles of hiking and nature trails and five recreation facilities. Most noteworthy, Allen Station Park features a concrete skate park, two roller-hockey rinks, and BMX track. The skate park is the largest outdoor facility of its kind in the state. Read more about Allen Parks, Pools and recreation centers and programs.
Credit Union of Texas Event Center , formerly known as The Allen Event Center, is host to top concerts, trade shows, professional sporting events, festivals, community ceremonies, and more.
No longer the quaint brick-paved streets with limited retail, Allen now offers upscale shopping, dining, recreational opportunities, event hosting, and lodging.
Watters Creek is a resort-style development featuring unique boutiques and national favorites. Class AA office space and apartment living are integrated. The Villages at Allen, Fairview Town Center and Allen Premium Outlets offer some of the most desirable shopping in north Texas.