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Addison is one of the Dallas areas most popular destinations. It’s located in Dallas County, Texas and was incorporated on June 15th, 1953. Addison is a northern suburb of Dallas and within its 4.4 square miles are more than 170 restaurants and 22 hotels. Though Addison has only 15,737 full time residents, its daytime population is estimated at over 100,000!

Addison offers abundant cultural and entertainment opportunities. The Cavanaugh Flight Museum encompasses nearly 50,000 square feet of display area and showcases restored aircraft from World War I through the Vietnam conflict. The Water Tower Theatre is one of the most innovative theatre companies in the nation. They produce plays and musicals, as well as host the annual Out of the Loop Festival. Addison also hosts the North Texas Jazz Festival and many other outdoor special events. Don’t miss Addison Artfest, Oktoberfest, Taste of Addison or Kaboom Town every 4th of July. There’s something special going on in Addison almost 30 weekends of the year! There are Addison apartments located near all of the city’s activities and recreational areas.


Addison’s major employers include nationally known companies like Mary Kay Cosmetics, Bank of America and Pizza Hut Corporation. Addison is also home to the third largest general aviation airport in the nation. Addison Airport consumes approximately half of the city’s 4.4 square miles and has a 7200 foot runway that averages 366 operations per day.
Addison also boasts of one of the lowest tax rates in Texas and is one of the few municipalities in the nation that offers affordable wi-fi services to it’s residents and businesses. Addison has come a long way since it saw it’s first industry in 1902, a solitary cotton gin located on Addison Rd. Addison apartments employ hundreds of city residents.


Most Addison residents are zoned to either the Dallas or Carrollton/Farmer’s Branch Independent School Districts. No public schools operate within the city limits of Addison. Addison is home to two private schools, Greenhill and Trinity Christian Academy.

An interesting piece of trivia. Before being annexed into the larger school districts, Addison’s only school building, which was closed in 1964, is now the home of the restaurant The Magic Time Machine. There are Addison apartments near all of the public schools.


Addison was settled as early as 1846 when Preston Witt built a house on White Rock Creek. The area was not know as Addison until 1902 when it was named after Addison Robertson, who served as the communities postmaster. Addison was incorporated in 1953. In 1975, and election was held to allow the serving of liquor by the drink and was a major attribute to the expansion of restaurants and other businesses.

By 1980, the Town of Addison began an aggressive beautification program which to date has led to 118 acres of some of the finest parks in Texas, each has a unique theme and is beautifully landscaped.

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