The Colony, Texas
City by the Lake
POPULATION ESTIMATE 45,000
The Colony offers a home-town feel with big-city advantages not far away. It has city services, leisure activities, business and play all within a tightly knit community.
The Colony did not exist until 1968 and was developed as a bedroom community and north suburb of Dallas in Denton County.
Located on the eastern shores of Lewisville Lake, The Colony offers access to the lake so you can camp, fish, picnic, swim or use boat ramps. It is bordered on the north and east by Frisco, and on the south by Plano and Carrollton. Dallas Tollroad and 121, gives direct access to downtown Dallas and DFW airport.
At the south entrance to The Colony is a huge Hawaiian Falls Waterpark attracts visitors from miles away.
The city is home to Pizza Inn’s corporate headquarters, as well as an Edward Don distribution center and a variety of small and medium-sized businesses. The Grandscape development, anchored by Nebraska Furniture Mart, is driving a new development boom in the city.
Nearby employers include JC Penny’s Corporate, Frito-Lay, HP and numerous others in Legacy Park of Plano.
Austin Ranch in The Colony is a mixed-use Development consisting of
Retail, Businesses, Apartments and Condominiums.
It’s located on the Southeast side of the City, Across from Sam Rayburn Tollway.
Parks, Recreation, Shopping in The Colony
The Colony is committed to providing an outstanding park system to serve the diverse needs of the community. Aquatic Park is a city-owned facility with a Heated Indoor Pool, Outdoor Leisure Lagoon, shade covered Wading Pool and an interactive Splash Zone.
The Colony Parks & Recreation Department manages special parks including Wheel Zone Bike & Skate Park, Pawsome Playground Dog Park, and The Colony Five Star Complex 80-acre state-of-the-art sports facility.
Some of the most desirable shopping in north Texas is The Shops at Legacy, with a prime location at Legacy and the North Dallas Toll Road. Enjoy dining, entertainment, services, and events.