Fast Facts About Addison, Texas

 

  1. Addison is so technologically progressive it was named "Google’s 2014 E-City for the State of Texas."
  2. More than 500,000 fans of fireworks and fun come to Addison each year for Addison Kaboom Town!, ranked in the top three fireworks shows in the nation by AOL.com. 
  3. With nearly 200 restaurants and only 15,800 permanent residents, Addison has more restaurants per capita than any city in the U.S.
  4. Addison was awarded a Platinum Leadership Circle Award by the Texas Comptroller because of our financial responsibility and transparency.
  5. Addison was named among "America’s Five Sexiest Suburbs" by real estate guru Barbara Corcoran.
  6. Addison Oktoberfest, which coincides with the beginning of the famed Munich celebration, was named among the most authentic in the U.S., according to Forbes.
  7. Addison is home to the Cavanaugh Flight Museum, the largest collection of flying warbirds in the Southwest.
  8. Addison Airport is among the busiest General Aviation airports in Texas and is home to a variety of FBOs.
  9. Addison Parks are among the most beautiful in the state with more than 75,000 tulips are planted each spring in Addison parks.
  10. The holidays sparkle in Addison when Vitruvian Lights, a free Christmas light event, shares millions of beautiful twinkling lights during a month-long celebration.
  11. There is always something happening in Addison.  Addison is home to over 150 special events per year.
  12. Green spaces are a key focus in Addison, the 12-acre Vitruvian Park and the 10-acre Addison Circle Park are among the most unique destinations in North Texas and both offer residential, business, dining and recreation opportunities.
  13. Addison’s Water Tower Theatre has received dozens of accolades, including being named Best Theater in Dallas by D Magazine.
  14. Addison is where businesses come to succeed.  Companies like Nerium and Bottle Rocket Apps have more than doubled their headquarters space in the last year.
  15. Smart entrepreneurs choose Addison.  Addison’s unique partnership with The DEC, Addison Treehouse, is a ground-breaking incubator for small businesses.
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Stonegate Hall

The family name of Town Hall when it was a private residence and working farmland comprising more than 70 acres.