Highland Park is 3 miles north of downtown Dallas and is 2.26 square miles. The area is filled with gorgeous estates and tree-lined streets. Highland Park is one of the wealthiest communities in the U.S. Highland Park is located on a higher elevation in the DFW metroplex and 20% of the developed land has been reserved for park space. The town is home to the Dallas Country Club. The town located between the Dallas North Tollway and US Highway 75 (Central Expressway). Highland Park High School was ranked as the 15th best high school in the US by the Jay Matthews Challenge index used by Newsweek in 2008. The climate in Highland Park is primarily hot and humid summers followed by mild and cool winters.
During the holiday season, a large part of Highland Park is festively decorated. People travel through the area to admire all the lighted displays. To check out Highland Park's holiday season, click on the video below.
Homes for Sale in Highland Park / University Park - Price range:
For those interested in a luxury residence, Highland Park TX has a lot of offer. Click the Luxury Portfolio link.
To take a virtual tour through a Highland Park TX neighborhood, click on the virtual map below.
Grocery Stores near Highland Park
Demographics for Highland Park.
Tax Rate for Highland Park (2015)
- Total 1.5812
- City 0.2200
- ISD 1.1181
- County 0.2431
Utilities, Auto & Driver's License Renewal
- Electric - TXU 800.242.9113
- Gas - Atmos Energy 800.460.3030
- Phone - AT&T 800.464.7928
- Water - City/Highland Park 214.521.4161
- Auto Vehicle Registration Dallas County 500 Elm St, Dallas TX 75302 214.653.7811
- Driver's License Office Renewal, Dallas Downtown 1500 Marilla 1B South City of Dallas Bldg, Dallas TX 75201 214.651.1859 (offices also in Carrollton, Garland and Irving).
Shopping in Highland Park offers some of the finest boutiques in the DFW area. Highland Park Village is home to Chanel, Dior, Hermes, Tory Birch, Anthropologie, Five and Ten, The Village Theater and more. The Shops of Highland Park hosts boutiques such as Chico's and Jos A. Bank. To see what else is in the area check out Walkscore.
Entertainment in Highland Park is host to a posh cinema with a full bar, a dinner theatre that offers quirky plays and comedy, an underground comedy club, night clubs and last but not least - The Dallas Country Club.
Restaurants near Highland Park, Tx. What are you hungry for - mexican, steak, italian, fine dining, pan-latin, french, seafood, middle eastern, bistro, wine bar, coffee shop or something different. It is either in Highland Park or very close.
Airports near Highland Park, TX. 5 airports are close to Highland Park. The two largest are:
- Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport has 24 passenger airlines (11 domestic, 13 foreign).
- Dallas Love Field is owned and operated by the City of Dallas.