Welcome to Highland Village
The City of Highland Village was incorporated in February of 1963 after approximately 100 lakeside residents decided to make their homes permanent. Many of the early residents were professionals from the Dallas area who wanted to “get away” for the weekend. Much of the early development was located in the northern most part of the City along the shores of Lake Lewisville (which also serves as our northern boundary line). Ranch land owned by Robert DuVall the first Mayor of Highland Village comprised the remainder of the City. Today Doubletree Ranch Park is located on part of the original ranch land. It is said many years ago this area was a popular hideout for Sam Bass a notorious highwayman who liked the privacy of the many trees and hills. Over the course of ten years from 1975—1985 the City’s population grew from approximately 1000 residents to 5000 residents. In 1986 the City became a Home Rule Charter City. The approximate population of the City of Highland Village today is 15765. The City of Highland Village is approximately 5.5 square miles and is located in the southeastern portion of Denton County on FM 407 west of Lewisville. It sits 20 miles north of Dallas 34 miles northeast of Fort Worth 15 miles southeast of Denton and 8 miles north of Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport.