Rockwall

Introduction to Rockwall, Texas

Rockwall, Texas, in Rockwall county, is 10 miles E of Garland, Texas (center to center) and 21 miles NE of Dallas, Texas. The city is part of the Dallas metropolitan statistical area (MSA).

Rockwall History

Rockwall was originally inhabited by the Caddo Indians. It was first settled in by the whites in 1851. While digging wells, the early settlers found numerous large underground rock walls in the area which seemed to have been man-made. However, scientists believe these underground rock walls were natural formations. When the town was established on April 17, 1854, a settler named the city after these rock walls. Rockwall became the county seat of the newly formed Rockwall County in 1873.

Rockwall and nearby Attractions

  • Rockwall County Historical Museum
  • Lake Ray Hubbard
  • Dallas Museum of Art
  • Terrell Heritage Museum
  • Dallas World Aquarium Zoological Gardens
  • Lake Tawakoni State Park

Things To Do In Rockwall

While staying in Rockwall, one can visit Monticello Gardens and Rockwall County Historical Museum. The Rockwall City Park is an ideal destination for spending your leisure hours. The city also includes several houses of worship such as Antioch Church, New Horizons Assembly of God Church, His Covenant Children Church, and Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church. Visitors can also plan a day trip to the Dallas Zoo.

Rockwall Transportation

Flights are available from Dallas Love Field Airport.

Rockwall Higher Education

University of Dallas, Richland College, and Eastfield College are some of the nearby colleges and universities.

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$170,000
Garland, TX
4
beds
2.1
baths
Listing courtesy of Elena Sanchez
Ultima Real Estate
NTREIS
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$250,000
Rockwall, TX
3
beds
2
baths
Listing courtesy of Shelley Dudley
Keller Williams Rockwall
NTREIS
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$306,900
Rockwall, TX
3
beds
2
baths
Listing courtesy of Tara Matson
Stuart Realty
NTREIS
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$295,900
Rockwall, TX
4
beds
2
baths
Listing courtesy of Jonathan Alt
RE/MAX Properties
NTREIS
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$199,990
Garland, TX
4
beds
2
baths
Listing courtesy of Dana Mccleery
Keller Williams Realty
NTREIS
Updated Feb 22, 2018 8:34:pm. Based on information from the North Texas Real Estate Information Systems, Inc. This information is provided for consumers' personal, non-commercial use and may not be used for any purpose other than to identify prospective properties consumers may be interested in purchasing.
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