Rowlett, TX is a city found in Dallas County offering a population of around 56,000. The area is known as a bedroom community, and still enjoys great amenities found within the Dallas-Fort Worth Metro area. The city is also located on the popular Lake Ray Hubbard. The city of Rowlett has been around since the 1800’s, with its first post office opening in 1880.
Named Rowlett during the late 1800’s, the town began to grow and develop, adding railroads and stops to ensure that transportation was plentiful for proper growth financially within the town. Incorporated in 1952, Rowlett’s population stood at 250, growing year by year and decade by decade, reaching 44,503 by the year 2000. Most of the households within Rowlett are married couples and families, which have populated the area due to the great affordability of the town.
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The town wasn’t always known as Rowlett, as it was once known as Bonham, Texas, yet was renamed after the man who owned property the Rowlett Creek once travelled through, Daniel Rowlett, although there were no ties between him and the town.
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Listing information last updated on February 23rd, 2017 at 3:15am CST.