Vibrant and overflowing with southern charm, this suburb has immense appeal.

Welcome to Roanoke

Bustling and welcoming suburb brimming with small-town charm
Located in Denton County, and gently nestled between Westlake and Elizabethtown, discover the laid back town of Roanoke. Vibrant and overflowing with southern charm, this suburb has immense appeal. Homes throughout each neighborhood are idyllic and reminiscent of Roanoke’s small town roots. Roanoke has a steadily rising population of 8,341. The area is conveniently situated 33 miles northwest of Dallas, and about 21 miles north of Fort Worth. Locals appreciate being connected to the Dalla-Fort Worth metro region by a number of major roadways, including Highways 377, 114, and Interstate 35W which is a direct route to Fort Worth.
Folks who are brand new to the area have plenty to explore upon their arrival. Attractions, parks, restaurants, and the like are all part of this lively city. Close to the main highway, residents can shop and dine at a vast number of popular establishments. Locals can run their weekly errands at places such as Tractor Supply Co., The Home Depot, Walmart Supercenter, Roanoke Florist, Roanoke Trading Company (a home goods store), and The Market at Roanoke. Residents also love the fantastic selection of restaurants, bars, and cafes found in town. Once you’ve arrived in Roanoke, make plans to try the menu offerings at Hard Eight BBQ, Inzo Italian Kitchen, Babe's Chicken Dinner House, Wise Guys Pizzeria, Craft & Vine, Dove Creek Cafe, 3 Vino Winery, and Los Molcajetes.
On top of the city’s robust shopping and dining scene, Roanoke locals have plenty to do, see, and experience in their free time. Want to learn more about the area? Head to the Roanoke Visitor Center and Museum to get a glimpse of what the city has looked like throughout the years. The museum is located inside what used to be a saloon in 1886. Continuing your tour of the area, be sure to check out the upcoming schedule of events and classes with the Roanoke Recreation Center. The most highly anticipated event of the year is Celebrate Roanoke where you’ll find sack races, train rides, food vendors, live music and much more. Other noteworthy highlights around the city include Roanoke Community Park, Cannon Parkway Park, Hawaiian Falls Roanoke water park, and FlannelJax's indoor axe throwing.

Parents have no difficulty in finding top-rated schools around Roanoke. Several — including James M Steele High School and Lakeview Elementary School — have earned near-perfect scores from

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Overview for Roanoke, TX

9,270 people live in Roanoke, where the median age is 37.5 and the average individual income is $49,390. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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37.5 years

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Demographics and Employment Data for Roanoke, TX

Roanoke has 3,555 households, with an average household size of 2.61. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Roanoke do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 9,270 people call Roanoke home. The population density is 1,345.87 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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Schools in Roanoke, TX

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The following schools are within or nearby Roanoke. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
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James M Steele High School
9th - 12th
Roanoke Elementary
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Wayne A Cox Elementary
PreK - 5th

Around Roanoke, TX

There's plenty to do around Roanoke, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

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Somewhat Bikeable
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Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Pokey O’s Cookies & Ice Cream Roanoke, Street Jitsu, and Zen Yoga Roanoke.

Name Category Distance Reviews
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Dining 1.03 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.89 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 1.01 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Beauty 3.44 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars

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