Introduction to Highland Village, Texas

Introduction to Highland Village, Texas

    Introduction Located in Denton County, Highland Village, Texas is a suburb of the Dallas metropolitan area on the south side of Lewisville Lake. The 2010 US Census indicated Highland Village had a population of 15,056 which was up 23.7% from the 2000 Census of 12,173. The median age of the … Read more

History of Cedar Hill, Texas

History of Cedar Hill, Texas

  The area, now known as Cedar Hill, in its mostly undeveloped stage Situated in both Dallas and Ellis counties in Texas, Cedar Hill is a city also located along Joe Pool Lake’s eastern shore and Cedar Hill State Park. Cedar Hill is a growing and vibrant southwest Dallas suburb which offers … Read more

Introduction to Lewisville, Texas

Introduction to Lewisville, Texas

Introduction One of the cities in Denton County, Texas, Lewisville is approximately 35.4 square miles and, according to the 2010 Census, had 95,290 residents. Also included in the city is over 6 square miles of Lewisville Lake. The city began in the early 1840s and it grew thanks to the arrival of … Read more

Introduction to Grapevine, Texas

Introduction to Grapevine, Texas

Introduction Located in Tarrant County, Grapevine, Texas is considered to be part of the Dallas-Fort Worth metropolitan area. According to the 2010 census, Grapevine had 46,334 residents. The city was listed as one of “America’s Best Places to Live” in the 2007 CNNMoney.com survey. Early history Grapevine is a town/city in Texas … Read more

History of Farmers Branch, Texas

History of Farmers Branch, Texas

Early history of Farmers Branch Farmers Branch is a city in Dallas County, in the state of Texas. It is a part of the Dallas-Fort Worth and an inner suburb of Dallas. Its history dates back in the early 19th century. It started with Mr. William Cochran, who was one of the … Read more

History of Garland, Texas

History of Garland, Texas

Introduction to the Texan city of Garland   Garland is the name of a city located in the state of Texas. Garland used to be part of the Peters colony area before. It eventually acquired its present name based on the surname of one of the former residents of Cleveland named Mr. … Read more

Introduction to Dallas, Texas

Introduction to Dallas

  With a population of 1.2 million, Dallas is the ninth most populous city in the United States and the third largest city in Texas. It is a major hub for business, finance, technology, and culture. Although Dallas is well poised to be a leader in many industries through the 21st Century, … Read more

History of Oak Cliff, Texas

History of Oak Cliff, Texas

  Short introduction Oak Cliff is a district in Dallas, Texas. It had been once a separate township in Dallas County, bordered by Colorado Boulevard, Cliff Street and Thirteenth Street. The name Oak Cliff originated from its proliferation of oak trees and the bluff overlooking the Trinity River. Oak Cliff is just … Read more

Introduction to Corinth Texas

Introduction to Corinth Texas

Introduction Located in Denton County, Corinth, Texas is considered to be part of the Dallas metropolitan area. As of 2011, Corinth had 21,443 residents, which is a 89.33% increase from 2000 census records.   History Corinth, Texas, is a suburb of the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex and is situated north of Lake Lewisville … Read more

History of Carrollton, Texas

History of Carrollton, Texas

Carrolton and its early years   Carrollton is a city in the state of Texas. It is located in the counties of Denton, Dallas and Collin. It is one of the suburbs of the city of Dallas, and it’s reputed to be one of the best places to live in the United … Read more

History of San Jose, California

History of San Jose, California

    The prosperous city of San Jose San Jose is a city in the San Francisco’s Bay Area, California. It is the seat of government of the Santa Clara County. The city is located along the rivers of Coyote and Guadalupe in the south end of the San Francisco Bay. It … Read more

History of Danville, California

History of Danville, California

  Danville – “The Heart of San Ramon Valley” Danville is a town in California’s Contra Costa county. It sits in the San Ramon Valley between Mount Diablo on the eastern side and the breathtaking Las Tampas (or Tampos) mountain range on the western side. Because of its location, Danville is called … Read more

Learn about the Bay Area city of Fremont, California

Learn about the Bay Area city of Fremont, California

  Fremont, California’s Bay Area — at a glance Fremont is considered the fourth most populous city in the San Francisco Bay Area with a total population of 220,000. Historically the people in Fremont have diverse cultural and ethnical influences as the city was occupied with a mix of Indian, Spanish, Mexican … Read more

Learn about the Bay Area city of Pleasanton

Learn about the Bay Area city of Pleasanton

  Pleasanton is a city in Alameda County, in the state of California. From its primitive beginnings as the “Most Desperate Town On The West” to its present glory as one of America’s best places to live, Pleasanton is indeed a picture of transformation over the centuries. Consider Pleasanton’s past and how … Read more

Discover Santa Rosa, California

Discover Santa Rosa, California

Short introduction to Santa Rosa, California Santa Rosa is a city in San Francisco’s Bay Area. It lies on the Santa Rosa Plain, surrounded by the Valley of the Moon, Sonoma Valley and Laguna de Santa Rosa. It is the county seat of Sonoma County, and one of the largest cities in … Read more

History of Sunnyvale, California

History of Sunnyvale, California

  Where is Sunnyvale, California? Sunnyvale is a city located in Santa Clara County in California. It has the official name of the City of Sunnyvale. Sunnyvale is home to several major tech companies, that’s why it is included as part of the world-famous Silicon Valley. Sunnyvale is also part of the … Read more

Learn about the Bay Area town of Danville

Learn about the Bay Area town of Danville

Situated in the valleys of San Ramon, Danville is a flourishing town in Contra Costa County, California. Like many other towns or cities in California, Danville has also stories of rough beginnings and difficulties that paved the way to its present progress and prosperity.     The Heart of San Ramon valley … Read more

History of Alameda

History of Alameda

  What and where is Alameda? Alameda is a city in the state of California, situated in Alameda County, located on the Alameda and Bay Farm islands. To more easily spot Alameda, you can find it near the San Francisco Bay Area on the east and Oakland on the west.   American … Read more

Learn about the History of San Francisco

Learn about the History of San Francisco

When you think of the United States, you may conjure up images of either New York or San Francisco. Indeed, as one of the most popular destinations in the country especially for immigrants, the California city is rich in beautiful sights such as the Golden Gate Bridge, diversified cultures, and of course … Read more

History of Walnut Creek, California

History of Walnut Creek, California

  Very short introduction on Walnut Creek Walnut Creek is a city in Contra Costa County, in San Francisco’s Bay Area. The city serves as a center for the neighboring cities in Contra Costa County such as the neighboring Concord. The area during the pre-Spanish, Spanish and Mexican rule The first known … Read more

Discover the Town of Moraga, California

Discover the Town of Moraga, California

What is Moraga? Moraga is a small, suburban incorporated town in Contra Costa County, in the San Francisco Bay Area. Despite its size, Moraga is one of the wealthiest places in the United States (as of 2000). To locate Moraga, it is surrounded by the cities of Lafayette and Orinda, unincorporated community … Read more

Discover the History of Sausalito, California

Discover the History of Sausalito, California

 What is Sausalito? Sausalito is a city in California, situated in the state’s San Francisco’s Bay Area, in Marin County. The city, which is about eight miles south-southeast of San Rafael, is situated just near the Golden Gate Bridge.   Pre-Spanish and Spanish era The “City of Sausalito” indeed has a rich … Read more

Learn about the Bay Area city of San Ramon

Learn about the Bay Area city of San Ramon

    San Ramon is a city in Contra Costa County in California. Like many of the county’s other towns, San Ramon’s story is also one of progress and growth.   The early history of the city and its name’s origin   In its bygone lush natural state, the place that is … Read more

Learn about Oakland, California

Learn about Oakland, California

Demographics Oakland is a city in the county seat of Alameda, located in the state of California. Incorporated in 1852, Oakland is considered as the largest city in the San Francisco Bay area with a total population of 390,724. A large number of immigrants have contributed in the increasing number of population … Read more