Situated 14 miles west of Fort Worth, Burleson is an engaging community in close proximity to the Metroplex, which is the Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington Metropolitan Area. While there are several large metropolises nearby, Burleson maintains a charming, small-town appeal. Named the one of America’s Promise Alliance’s “100 Best Communities for Young People,” Burleson is actually an ideal community for any apartment renter – whether you’re just starting out, have a family, or recently retired.
Excellent opportunities exist with top employers in Burleson and the surrounding area, which include Alcon Laboratories, Burleson Independent School District, Ben E. Keith Foods, H-E-B Grocery, and Wal-Mart. Apartment renting in Burleson is ideal for healthcare professionals because there are six hospitals within a half-hour of Burleson; out of the six, the two top employers for the Burleson area are Huguley Hospital and Texas Health Resources – Walls Hospital.
College students can enjoy convenient commutes while renting an apartment in Burleson with several colleges and universities nearby. Texas Christian University, Texas Wesleyan University, and Tarrant County College District are the closest – all located in Fort Worth – but other nearby schools include the University of Texas at Arlington, Lincoln College of Technology, and Dallas Baptist University.
Several events take place in the community throughout the year, including the Founder’s Day celebration every October and the Hot Sounds of Summer concert series. With 16 city parks, recreational opportunities abound in this community. Chisenhall Fields is the newest athletic complex, including over a dozen fields, a concession stand, and a walking trail. The city also contains Hidden Creek Golf Course, which is one of the most popular golf courses in the Metroplex area.