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Located on the east shore of Lake Ray Hubbard is Rockwall, Texas, the seat of Rockwall County, which, at approximately 147 square miles, is the smallest county in Texas. Rockwall is bisected by Interstate 30, 23 drive miles east of Dallas.
Family Circle magazine named Rockwall as one of the best U.S. cities to call home, citing good neighbors, public schools, affordable housing, and green spaces (August 7, 2009 issue). Additional criteria included financial stability, low crime, and healthcare access. Rockwall was the only Texas city in the ranking, which was weighted heavily on schools.
Rockwall ISD is by far the largest employer in the city, with 1,365 employees. Other top employers include Lake Pointe Medical Center, Texas Star Express trucking, Wal-Mart, the County of Rockwall, and the city. Rockwall ISD has six schools with exemplary rankings, five schools with recognized status; the district overall received a recognized rating from the state. Other schools include The Fulton School, Heritage Christian Academy, and Rockwall Christian Academy. Higher education is available through Collin County College's Higher Education Center in Rockwall.
Rockwall Commons is an upscale, mixed-use development located on Ridge Road just south of Goliad. This high-end, multi-use development with offices, retail, restaurants, and apartments with views of Lake Ray Hubbard. Amenities include on-site security, a jogging track, covered parking, as well as an outdoor amphitheater.
Rockwall has a new retail site along the lake called 'The Harbor'. The shopping district has fountains, walkways, a 12 screen movie theater, boardwalks and a shopping center full of great shops and restaurants.