Frisco, TX Area Guide

One of the fastest growing cities in the United States, Frisco’s population has blossomed from just over 33,000 to over 100,000 by 2008. A suburb of the Dallas/Fort Worth area, Frisco has become home for many professionals who work in the “Metroplex” area, becoming known as a bedroom community, enticing new residents to the area. 

The National Arbor Day Foundation has named Frisco “Tree City USA” every year since 2003, as well as receiving the National Arbor Day Foundation Growth Award in 2007 for the third year in a row. This honor recognizes environmental improvement and encourages a higher level of tree care and preservation within a community.

Named the seventh fastest growing suburb in the United States by a 2007 Forbes study, Frisco has become a great place to raise a family, enjoying all the amenities of a small town while being close to the big city.

Come visit us in Frisco, a "little-big" city with lots to do and see!

To learn more visit: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Frisco,_Texas



History

When Dallas was being settled, some of the settlers traveled along the Old Shawnee Trail, used for cattle drives from Austin. The community of Lebanon was founded along this trail and the U.S. Postal Office established their mail route in 1860. In 1902, there was a need for watering holes along the rails for the steam engines and Lebanon was a little high in elevation, making new watering holes a necessity. Placed about four miles to the west on lower ground, a community grew around the stops and the watering holes. Lebanon residents simply moved their houses to the new community of logs, establishing a new town, and naming it Emerson. Unfortunately that name was rejected because there was another town with a name very similar to it, so in 1904, the residents chose Frisco City to honor the St. Louis-San Francisco Railway on which it was founded, later shortening the name to just Frisco.

To learn more, visit: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Frisco,_Texas#History



Frisco, TX Attractions & Activities

Heritage Museum 
Journey back through time to Frisco Heritage Museum and Frisco Junction, a living village comprised of buildings that represent the history of Frisco. Participate in recreating history with the interactive exhibits and structures while living in the past to create the future!

To learn more visit: http://www.friscomuseum.com/ 

FC Dallas 
Professional, fast paced soccer at Pizza Hut Park makes for an exciting evening for the whole family. Made for soccer, this complex has lots to offer and not just soccer, but music as well, with concerts given there by such megastars as Jimmy Buffett and Kenny Chesney.

To learn more visit: http://www.visitfrisco.com/sports.aspx

Gatti Town 
Enjoy all you can food and fun at Gatti Town. With a buffet and 230 amusement rides as well as interactive games, party and meeting rooms, you can bring the family for a night out, plan that birthday bash or hold your monthly meeting. Don’t forget to check out the 12 horse carousel!

For more information, visit: http://stores.gattispizza.com/location/frisco

Golf Courses

Home to three unique golf courses, each offers a challenge for anyone who loves a good game of golf, whether they’re just beginning or are par players.

For a detailed list of the courses, please visit:http://www.visitfrisco.com/sports.aspx

 


 

Parks and Recreation

With 1369 acres over 43 parks that are open from sun up to sun down, Frisco has a park for everybody. Sports facilities, playgrounds, nature trails, picnic tables and even a place for Spot to run are just waiting for you to bring a lunch, a book and your fun!

For a complete list of parks and their amenities, visit: http://www.friscofun.org/parks/Pages/default.aspx



Events Calendar

There’s always something happening in Frisco! To see what’s on the calendar this month, check out :http://www.friscochamber.com/


 

To learn more about Frisco, TX visit: http://www.friscotexas.gov/Pages/Default.aspx 


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