Rockwall County is home to one of the fastest growing counties in the United States. Rockwall sits on the banks of Lake Ray Hubbard and offers beautiful homes with close proximity to Dallas. Rockwall has also experienced new retail and commercial developments and is in Rockwall ISD, a highly rated school district. Homes in Rockwall range in prices from $100,000 to $2,000,000. If you want a home near the city yet with a small town atmosphere than Rockwall is the place to live.
Nearby Lake Ray Hubbard has several boating marinas and is used for jet skiing, and sailing. Visitors and residents enjoy The Harbor restaurants and shopping located on Lake Ray Hubbard. New commercial construction includes retail growth and a new county government building facility that is under construction now.
Early pioneer T.U. Wade discovered the rock wall when digging a well in the mid-1800s, about the time the town was founded. Wade suggested naming the town Rockwall after the curious geological formation.The name was accepted and the town of Rockwall was platted on April 17, 1854.
Rockwall Things To Do
Historic Downtown – Visit Downtown Rockwall, The heart of our City, where you will find an amazing assortment of fine shopping, dining, and services. Rockwall Main Street Page
The Harbor – Enjoy Rockwall’s premier commercial, entertainment and recreation spot on the hillside of beautiful Lake Ray Hubbard.The Harbor Page
Shopping – Shop major retailers, find hidden treasures in the shops at The Harbor, or discover great finds at the one-of-a-kind merchants on the downtown square- all right here in Rockwall.
Dining – A taste of Rockwall awaits you at one of the City’s many restaurants – from fast-food to down-home cooking and top gourmet offerings. Be sure to check out the #aroundtown section and #cyndiapproved businesses!
Demographics are the study of a population’s statistical data like age, income, housing, education, and more. The City of Rockwall combines data from the United States Census Bureau, North Central Texas Council of Governments, and our own in-house data to create a profile of how our community is assembled. Distributions and trends can be seen geographically and on tables, which makes for more accurate decision-making from your government officials.