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Addison

Geographical/Demographic Information


Addison covers a 4.35 square mile area just north of Dallas. Addison has a population of 15,830 residents, however its business and daytime population typically reaches up to 100,000 a day.

Addison Airport consumes roughly half of the city’s land area and is the third-largest general aviation airport in the nation. With more than 170 restaurants, every resident in Addison could go out to eat and be seated at the same time

History/Interesting Facts about Addison
Addison has over 118 acres of parks. Every winter, the Addison landscaping crew plants 75,000 tulip bulbs imported from Holland, thus making Spring time in Addison a lovely place to be. Another happy fact is that Addison has one of the lowest tax rates in Texas.

Most residents are zoned to the Dallas Independent School District, while some are zoned to the Carrollton-Farmers Branch Independent School District.

All residents within the DISD portion of Addison may attend George H. W. Bush Elementary School. The PreK-5 school was built as part of a bond approved in May 2008 and was built with environmentally safe materials. Bush is adjacent to private school, Greenhill School, and is located along Addison’s trail system; therefore the school will be accessible by bicycle or on foot from the Les Lacs and Midway Meadows subdivisions.

Other DISD elementary schools serving Addison include Anne Frank Elementary School in Dallas and Jerry Junkins Elementary School in Carrollton.

Addison is the home of two private schools: Greenhill School, which is a co-educational private school, and Trinity Christian Academy.

Notable Areas in Addison
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