Little Elm, TX is a community that has seen tremendous growth in recent years. Between the 2000 and 2010 censuses, the city total had jumped from 3,700 people to nearly 26,000, making it one of the fastest growing cities in the state based on population percentage. What is it about this little town that is drawing so many people? See for yourself.
Little Elm has the motto of being a Town with a Lake Attitude. The community boasts more miles of shoreline than any other city in the metro area with its location on Lewisville Lake. Here, you are able to enjoy waterfront activities nearly all year long. Boating, fishing and even swimming are common pastimes, and the lake provides a beautiful setting for the Texas life as well.
Another reason that Little Elm is so appealing is the number of real estate options available to home buyers. From custom-built estate homes to traditional single-family homes and even condos and town houses, you will easily find what you want. Little Elm even has a few communities of manufactured homes to appeal to a variety of buyers.
As the community has grown, so has its need for schools, and the Little Elm School District has risen to the challenge. By building a new athletic stadium, which is one of the area's largest, it has provided for its growing student body. Some students in Little Elm attend schools in the Denton Independent School District, and this district is building its fourth high school to accommodate this growing population.
Sometimes, growth can be hard on the infrastructure of a city, but not in Little Elm! In fact, this community has won multiple awards for its careful planning as it grows. In addition, it has been named a Tree City USA, and Little Elm was given a Bronze Leaf Award from the Cross Timbers Urban Forestry Council for its dedication to protecting forested areas throughout town, even as it grows. In 2013 it was named the 2nd safest city in the nation. By purchasing a home in Little Elm, you become part of this award-winning community.