Allen offers a place where professionals, families and businesses can flourish. Even better, when you choose to live in Allen, you’re surrounding yourself with a community that cares.
Live richly in Allen.
Allen’s location in the northeast corner of Dallas-Fort Worth offers a unique variety of housing options that meet the full range of urban living to rural living.
Housing within the city of Allen ranges from traditional suburban single-family homes to modern space-efficient homes to mid-rise urban residential units in mixed-use developments.
Estate-style homes with large lots capable of supporting equestrian activity can be found just 10 minutes from Allen.
Allen has plenty of recreation activities such as a wakeboard park, a state-of-the-art skate park and two award winning premier golf courses.
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Get outside! With more that 1,300 acres of city park land, Allen has 66 parks and facilities and 78 miles of hike and bike trails. And there’s more in the works, as the city strives to reach its goal of placing a park within a half-mile of every Allen resident.
Allen's parks include:
With its close proximity to Dallas, residents of Allen are able to take advantage of the many cultural amenities offered by a global city.