Lewisville was formally incorporated after a January 15, 1925, election, but the settlement as a community actually began about 80 years earlier. The first settlers to the Lewisville area were the families of John and Augustus King, who migrated to the area in 1844.
Lewisville occupies 36.4 square miles of land and includes 6.07 square miles of Lewisville Lake. Lewisville is the 33rd most populous city in Texas with a population 110,002.
Median Household Income $63,0656
Total Households 36,984
Persons 18 and under: 32.8%
Persons age 18-64: 58.9%
Persons age 65+: 8.3%
LISD has 63 schools which are all committed to student success. Encompassing 127-square miles, LISD serves thirteen municipalities including Argyle, Carrollton, Coppell, Copper Canyon, Double Oak, Flower Mound, Frisco, Grapevine, Highland Village, Hebron, Lewisville, Plano and The Colony.
Major employers such as JP Morgan Chase, Xerox, Sysco and Med Fusion Laboratories, Lewisville’s employment rate is strong. New businesses to the city are Mary Kay Inc’s Manufacturing and Research & Development Division, Bed Bath & Beyond’s new e-commerce center in North Texas, and Mortgage Contracting Service’s new headquarters.
Lewisville holds festivals such as Western Days, Best Little Brewfest, Sounds of Lewisville Concert Series and the Old Town Holiday Stroll. Lone Star Toyota of Lewisville Railroad Park draws people to its dog park, skate park, and top-notch football, soccer, and baseball/softball complexes. The Medical City of Lewisville Grand Theater brings large numbers of concert and show-goers to Lewisville.