With a population of approximately 34,000, the city of Little Elm is a thriving part of the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex. This robust community can boast of beckoning amenities including community spirit, small-town charm, great schools, very safe neighborhoods, a vision for the future and lake-fun recreation!
Residents of Little Elm embrace the city's program known as “Neighborhood Integrity” which falls under the umbrella heading of Little Elm's “Community Integrity” program designed to keep property values maximized. Neighborhood Integrity encourages homeowners to become aware of various environmental and nuisance ordinances that address any issues that may compromise a neighborhood's safety, integrity, appearance and overall market value. Property values are protected and public safety is enhanced.
The passionate and dedicated efforts of residents and city members have made a difference in this regard, reflected by Little Elm being honored by the FBI in 2013 with the distinction of being named the 'Safest City in Texas' as well as Little Elm being recognized by the FBI as the 17th-safest city in America! Communities being considered for these types of recognitions were those with more than 25,000 people.
Little Elm is dubbed as “The Town With A Lake Attitude”; and, in fact, 66 miles of the corporate town-limits are Lewisville Lake shoreline. Homeowners in Little Elm savor this amenity as the most expansive beach area in all of North Texas! Lake activities run the gamut from paddle-boarding, sand volley ball, fishing, swimming, boating, picnic activities and more.
With U.S. 380 being in close proximity, it takes only 15 minutes to drive from Little Elm to a variety of popular retail outlets and adjacent communities. And the distance from Little Elm Town Hall to the Dallas North Tollway requires only a 10 minute journey—commuting is quick and easy!
Little Elm Farmer's Market
Little Elm has no shortage of charm; and part of that charm lives up to its reputation when the Little Elm Farmer's Market sets up 'shop' 6 months out of every year. Here, an eclectic collection of vendors display and sell their home-canned foods, home-grown produce, hand-crafted home-décor items and much more! The vast array of vendors combined with live music and family-friendly activities create an atmosphere filled with sights, sounds and smells that take one back to a much simpler time.
Expansive Park System
Little Elm offers a sprawling park system that provides an abundance of hike-and-bike trails, softball fields, fishing ponds and fishing dock, the Taphouse Beer Garden, and massive new-park expansion plans that will provide camping areas, an impressive amphitheater and much more!
Little Elm Recreational Center
The Little Elm Recreational Center is the perfect setting that caters to those who are athletically-minded or for those who wish to simply stay in shape and maintain a healthy lifestyle. This 2-story, 25,000 square-foot facility has recreational classrooms for children and adults who wish to participate in specialty training, a high-tech fitness area with large, flat-screen TVs, a full-sized gym, an outdoor terrace, volleyball courts, a commercial kitchen for large gatherings and more! Regardless of age, there is something here for everyone!
Little Elm's LEAYSA serves as a non-profit sports association that focuses on organizing and promoting sports leagues for children. Passionate volunteers dedicate their time and talents to ensure that kids of all ages will not only be able to participate is targeted sports activities, but have an opportunity to develop a sense of community, teamwork and companionship with peers their own age.