Today, the city has a population of approximately of 29,368. Farmers Branch is 12 square miles.
Farmers Branch has 2447 people per square mile, which is considered a low population density. Thus, residents can enjoy the perks of city living while enjoying a small town vibe.
Farmers Branch was settled in 1842 by Thomas Keenan and his wife, Sarah. The area was called Mustang, as part of Peter’s Colony, but later changed to Farmers Branch due to the rich soil and healthy crops. Most of Farmers Branch is a part of the Carrollton-Farmers Branch Independent School District. Dallas Independent School District also serves a small portion of Farmers Branch. Farmers Branch contains six elementary schools, two middle schools, and two high schools.
For higher education, Farmers Branch is home to Dallas Christian College, a four-year Bible college, and Brookhaven College, a community college of the Dallas County Community College District (DCCCD).
On May 12, 2007, Farmers Branch became the first community in the nation to prohibit landlords from renting to illegal immigrants. Enforcement of that ban is currently on hold pending the outcome of its legal battle.
Farmers Branch has 27 lovely parks with professional landscaping and meticulous maintenance. The parks have first-class athletic fields, scenic walking trails, public artwork, pavilions to picnic at, and well-kept playgrounds.
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