As the oldest settlement in Dallas County, Farmers Branch preserves its long history in Farmers Branch Historical Park, a 27-acre outdoor museum consisting of buildings, a museum store, and two vintage baseball teams. As the city hub, the park hosts several events, including Star Party, Tea in Texas, Jazz n’ Blooms, Strings Attached Pickers Jam, and seasonal events such as the Holiday Craft Fair and cemetery tours in October.
Although this small city is proud of its 165-year heritage, it is also forward-thinking — Farmers Branch is home to 70 corporate headquarters, including Taco Bueno and 12 Technologies. Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport is just six miles away. DART Light Rail is opening a station in Farmers Branch in 2010, making commuting into Downtown Dallas fast and easy.
Farmers Branch is home to three colleges: Bible College, Dallas County Community College, and Dallas Christian College. North Lake College and Brookhaven College are located nearby.
With 27 parks and Grapevine Lake just 11 miles away, Farmers Branch has plenty of outdoor recreation. Enjoy hiking, picnicking, jet-skiing, fishing, and boating. Or, travel 12 miles to Downtown Dallas and enjoy museums, the farmer’s market, restaurants, boutiques, theaters, and nightlife. Farmers Branch apartments place you near it all.