Lake Highlands

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Lake Highlands
Location in Dallas
CountryUnited States
StateTexas
CountiesDallas
CityDallas
Area
 • Total14.8 sq mi (38.3 km2)
 • Land14.8 sq mi (38.3 km2)
 • Water0 sq mi (0 km2)  0%
Elevation571 ft (174 m)
Population (2005)
 • Total84,181
 • Density5,680.9/sq mi (2,201.9/km2)
 [1]
ZIP codes75231, 75238, 75243
Area code(s)214, 469
Websitehttp://www.lhaia.org
 
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Lake Highlands
Location in Dallas
CountryUnited States
StateTexas
CountiesDallas
CityDallas
Area
 • Total14.8 sq mi (38.3 km2)
 • Land14.8 sq mi (38.3 km2)
 • Water0 sq mi (0 km2)  0%
Elevation571 ft (174 m)
Population (2005)
 • Total84,181
 • Density5,680.9/sq mi (2,201.9/km2)
 [1]
ZIP codes75231, 75238, 75243
Area code(s)214, 469
Websitehttp://www.lhaia.org

Lake Highlands is an area in Dallas, Texas (USA). It is located in the northeast portion of the city, and is sometimes considered to be a part of, or connected to, East Dallas and/or North Dallas. It is not an official subdivision and has no official boundaries, however the Dallas Morning News refers to City Council District 10 as "The Lake Highlands District." [2] The area commonly referred to as Lake Highlands lies north of Northwest Highway and White Rock Creek, east of White Rock Creek or Central Expressway and to the border of Richardson, and Garland on the North and East. Lake Highlands includes portions of Dallas north of IH-635.[3]

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Neighborhoods

The following neighborhoods are generally considered part of or closely connected with Lake Highlands; however, some of them may not be located entirely within Lake Highlands or may be considered parts of Lake Highlands by some and not others. Some are official subdivisions and some have been named by neighborhood associations. Some neighborhoods lack well defined boundaries and may overlap. Additionally, some areas within Lake Highlands, especially commercial and apartment areas, may not be within any of the listed neighborhoods.

  • Abrams Place
  • Alexander's Village
  • Bill Browne's Farm
  • Boundbrook Oaks Estates
  • Candlewood Creek
  • Caribbean Estates
  • Chimney Hill
  • Copperfield Community
  • Country Forest
  • Forest Highlands
  • Forest Meadow
  • Glen Oaks
  • Hamilton Park
  • Highlands West
  • Highland Meadows
  • High Oaks Addition
  • Jackson Meadow
  • L Streets
  • Lake Highlands Estates
  • Lake Highlands North
  • Lake Highlands Square
  • Lake Highlands Village West
  • Lake Ridge Estates
  • Lovely Place Commons
  • Merriman Park/University Manor
  • Merriman Park Estates
  • Merriman Park North
  • Moss Farm
  • Moss Meadows
  • Northwood Heights
  • Oak Highlands
  • Oak Tree Village
  • Pebble Creek
  • Richland Park Estates
  • Rolling Trails
  • Royal Highlands
  • Royal Highlands Village
  • Royal Lane Village
  • Stults Road
  • Town Creek
  • Walnut Creek Estates
  • Whispering Hills
  • White Rock Valley
  • Woodbridge
  • Woodlands on the Creek
  • University Terrace
  • Urban Reserve

Government and infrastructure

The United States Postal Service operates the Lake Highlands Post Office,[4] Northlake Post Office, and Richland Post Office within the Lake Highlands area.

Education

Public Education

Most of the Lake Highlands area is not within the Dallas Independent School District; it is served by the Richardson Independent School District. The RISD portion of Lake Highlands is served by the following schools:

Elementary schools
Middle schools
High schools

Higher Education

Transportation

Several thoroughfares, DART bus service, and DART light rail exist in Lake Highlands.

Thoroughfares

Abrams Road, Forest Lane, Greenville Avenue, Lyndon B. Johnson Freeway, Northwest Highway, Plano Road, Royal Lane, and Walnut Hill Lane run through the Lake Highlands area. Central Expressway also runs near the area.

Light rail

Notable Highlanders

Media

"Lake Highlands Advocate Magazine" is a local community magazine and daily news blog.

"Lake Highlands Today" is a local community website.

The Dallas Morning News is the local citywide newspaper.

Lake Highlands People was a local community newspaper, not currently being published.


The Lake Highlands edition of Black White Read online community newspapers was a local community website, not currently being published.

References

  1. ^ City of Dallas - Council District 10 (PDF). Retrieved 5 December 2006.
  2. ^ "Editorial: We recommend Jerry Allen in Dallas City Council District 10." The Dallas Morning News. 2011-04-19. Retrieved on 2011-04-23 from <http://www.dallasnews.com/opinion/editorials/20110419-editorial-we-recommend-jerry-allen-in-dallas-city-council-district-10.ece>
  3. ^ ST. JAMES, JANET;VEGA, CYNTHIA ;OWENS, MARJORIE . Targeted areas expanded in Dallas County aerial spraying. WFAA.com . 2012-08-16. URL:http://www.wfaa.com/news/health/Injunction-filed-to-stop-aerial-spraying-in-Dallas-County-166420376.html. Accessed: 2012-08-16. (Archived by WebCite at http://www.webcitation.org/69yIVKVto)
  4. ^ "Post Office Location - LAKE HIGHLANDS." United States Postal Service. Retrieved on May 16, 2010.
  5. ^ http://www.risd.org/Group/Schools/Schools.asp?OrgCode=107
  6. ^ http://www.lakehighlandstoday.com/index.php/news/article/jumping_on_the_playground_bandwagon/
  7. ^ The Dallas Morning News - DART green-lights 40 miles of new rail. Originally published 25 October 2006. Retrieved 5 November 2006.

Where is Lake Highlands, Texas? Lake Highlands Advocate Magazine 2011

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