Euless's roots can be traced back to 1879, when Elisha Euless bought a tract of land in the area. More than 50,000 residents now call Euless home. Coupled with its central location in the Dallas/Fort Worth metropolitan area, it has the amenities of a large city while maintaining a small-town feel.
As part of the Mid-Cities (including Bedford, Colleyville, Grapevine and Hurst) area between Dallas and Fort Worth, you will find many shopping and entertainment options because it is an ideal area for centralized retail. There are many malls to choose from, including Grapevine Mills, with more than 200 stores and services, and the Northeast Mall that has more than 140 stores. The Dallas Cowboys and Texas Rangers also call the Mid-Cities home in nearby Arlington.
Euless's high school, Trinity High School, serves Euless and parts of Hurst and Bedford. Not only has the school been listed in Newsweek's top high schools in the country, but it is also home to a very successful athletics department. The school's football team has won three state championships since 2005 and has been featured nationally for their unique post-game dance, a Maori "haka." Both the girls and boys soccer teams have made the state playoffs numerous times.
Apartment rentals in Euless average $783 monthly, with good reviews and ratings for many complexes. Its central location in the DFW Metroplex lowers the cost for many commuters, while giving quick access to grocery stores and other retail outlets.
With roots tracing back well over 100 years, Euless is home to great history. Much of it has been maintained at Heritage Park, which features the first brick house in Euless, the city museum, and an 1850s log cabin. Euless has more than 15 parks within its city limits, making it a great destination for those who enjoy the outdoors.
For the athlete, Euless offers a wide range of facilities. The Family Life Center offers basketball courts, a weight room, and an outdoor pool to cool off in the summer. It is also home to the Euless branch of the Dr. Pepper StarCenter ice rinks, home to adult and youth hockey leagues as well as public skates. The Parks at Texas Star houses baseball and softball fields, an 18-hole golf course, driving range and soccer fields. No matter your interests, you're sure to find something in Euless.