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Apartments in Duncanville and Cedar Hill, Texas

A suburb of Dallas, Duncanville is part of the Best Southwest area, which includes Duncanville, Cedar Hill, DeSoto, and Lancaster. The city has a long-term commitment to preserving its history. Pieces of the area’s history are preserved at the Duncanville Historical Park on land that was once a part of the Duncanville Air Force Station. Cedar Hill is situated along the eastern shore of Joe Pool Lake and Cedar Hill State Park next to Duncanville. Many local radio and TV stations have their antennas located here due to the area’s elevation. Pulse-Doppler weather radar equipment for tracking tornadoes are also attached to these steel antennas.

Education

Duncanville Independent School District oversees the area schools. 13 out of the 17 schools in the district are rated Exemplary or Recognized by the TEA, Texas Education Agency. Many of these schools continue to outperform schools from the Dallas-Fort Worth Area including some of those in Cedar Hill, DeSoto, Lancaster, Dallas, and Grand Prairie. Cedar Hill is served by the Cedar Hill Independent School District, Duncanville Independent School District and the Midlothian Independent School District. Northwood University is a 4 year post-secondary institution near Joe Pool Lake. There are Duncanville Cedar Hill apartments located near all of the public schools.

Economics

Located just minutes from downtown Dallas and 20 minutes from Fort Worth, Duncanville and Cedar Hill provide convenient access to DFW businesses and attractions. The area is home to businesses from more than 23 different industries, such as Pappas Restaurants, Holiday Inn, and Hilton Hotels & Convention Centers. Duncanville and Cedar Hill also have opportunities for mixed-use, big-box retail, specialty retail, full-service restaurants and business services companies. Apartments in Duncanville and Cedar Hill provide thousands of jobs in the local economy.

History

Settlement of the area began in 1845. By 1880 the Chicago, Texas and Mexican Central Railway reached the area and built Duncan Switch, which was renamed Duncanville in 1882. During World War II, the Army Air Corp established a landing field for flight training.

Recreation

Construction of the Joe Pool Lake dam was completed in December 1985, Wateer bagan filling the lake in January 1986 and the lake was filled by June 1989. Cedar Hill State Park has camping sites as well as boat ramps, picnic areas, swimming areas, mountain biking and walking trails. The Penn Farm Agricultural History Center is located within the state park. The farm has reconstructed and historic buildings from the mid-19th century through the mid-20th century. There are Duncanville Cedar Hill apartments located near all of the sports and recreational areas.

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