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THE COLONY, TEXAS

Denton County, Central Texas North

33 5' 27" N, 96 53' 5" W (33.090833, -96.884722)

Highway 121 and FM 423
Near Lake Lewisville
8 Miles E of Lewisville
SE of Denton
24 Miles N of Downtown Dallas
Population: 42,408 Est. (2016)
36,328 (2010 .) 26,531(2000) 22,113 (1990)

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History in a Pecan Shell

Named after the Peters' Colony, this Lewisville suburb is a 3,000 acre residential neighborhood with nothing left of the early history. In 1852 this was the site of the Hedgcoxe War. It's present incarnation was formed in 1973.

The Colony is one of four communities in Texas prefaced with "the." The Grove (ghost town), The Woodlands (residential and business community), and The Flat (AKA Fort Griffin, ghost town.)

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The Colony, Texas Nearby Towns:
Denton the county seat
See Denton County | Central Texas North

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