Prosper, Texas Area and Community Information

About Prosper

The town of Prosper, Texas is located within the Dallas/ Forth Worth Metropolitan area of North Texas. Just north of Dallas, the idyllic North Texas community is a great location for those looking for quality living with a small-town atmosphere. Residents of this prosperous community enjoy great weather, outdoor activities, shopping, dining and easy access to anywhere with the DFW metroplex.


The historic North Texas community was first settled in 1846 when the fertile black prairie soil lured farmers to the area in the hopes of growing cotton. The development of the San Fransico and St. Louis Railroads further propelled the growth of the agricultural community, leading to the official incorporation of the town in 1914. Today the town is the proud home to hundreds of businesses and a tight-knit community of dedicated individuals.

Parks and Recreation

The town is home to a wealth of opportunities for recreation. The town is committed to the promotion and preservation of the area's natural resources all-the-while creating an environment which promotes community recreation for those of all ages.

The town's parks encompass an impressive 350-acres of land, setting the stage for a wide array of activities and recreation for the town's residents of all ages and abilities. The town is also home to over 15 miles of hiking and biking trails. Residents can easily use one of the many trails provided by the town and explore the many beautiful natural areas located within the small picturesque community.

The community's natural areas and open spaces are a lovely backdrop for popular parks, such as Frontier Park. The state-of-the-art facility offers residents a variety of activities. Kids can stay cool in the summer using the park's splash pad, catch fish in the park's pond, play on the Windmill Playground or participate in their favorite team sport. Frontier Park is one of many wonderful parks in this fantastic family-friendly community.

List of Community Parks
  • Boyer Park
  • Cedar Park Grove
  • Eagles Landing Park
  • Fire Station Park
  • Folsom Park
  • Frontier Park
  • Hays Park
  • Main Street Park
  • Pecan Grove Park
  • Preston Lakes Park
  • Reynolds Tennis Courts
  • Rogers Tennis Courts
  • Town Lake Park
  • Whitley Place Park

Local Businesses

The warm and welcoming town is favored for its close-knit community and small-town way of life. Residents in the small North Texas town may spend their time supporting one of the many wonderful and unique local businesses. From opportunities for recreation to dining and shopping, the town is home to a variety of businesses that serve the many needs of its active community.

Favorite Local Businesses
  • Gentle Creek Golf Club
  • The Attic
  • Cotton Gin Cafe
  • Donut Man
  • Ernesto's Mexican Restaurant
  • Maggie's
  • Palio's Pizza Cafe
  • Rice Pot Express
This family-friendly North Texas community maintains a strong commitment to the education of its citizens. The town's Independent School District is largely responsible for educating its younger residents. The high school offers additional training in college preparatory work and vocational professions. The high school is also known for its award-winning athletic programs.

Real Estate

Homes for sale in this small community are often upscale with expansive floor plans. The average area home occupies 3400 square feet of space. The wonderful homes in this great community are found within the a number of neighnorhoods with a variety of amenities such as golf courses, tennis courts, fitness facilities, community pools and many more. The ideal small-town lifestyle and many wonderful community amenities are what make this small town a wonderful place to call home.

Popular Neighborhoods
  • Amberwood Farms
  • Artesia
  • Bradford Farms
  • Cedar Ridge
  • Chapel Hill
  • Deer Run
  • Gentle Creek
  • Glenbrooke
  • Greenspoint
  • Heatherwood
  • Highland Meadows
  • Lakes of LaCima
  • Light Farms
  • Preston Hills
  • Preston Lakes
  • Preston Meadow
  • Quail Lake
  • Red Bud Estates
  • Rhea Mills
  • Robinson Ridge
  • Rolling Meadows Estates
  • Saddle Creek
  • Steeplechase Lake
  • Stone Creek
  • Tucker Hill
  • Twelve Oaks
  • Virginia Hills
  • Waterside
  • Whispering Farms
  • Whispering Meadows
  • Whitley Place
  • Wildwood Estates
  • Willow Ridge
  • Wilson Creek
  • Windsong Ranch

Contact A Local Realtor

A local real estate professional, such as Shirley Davis is the perfect fit for home buyers searching for a new home in this prosperous North Texas community. Shirley is a local expert in the field with the experience needed to help you find your next home. Those relocating to the area will benefit from Shirley's in-depth area knowledge. Because of her extensive knowledge and understanding of the individual character of the many neighborhoods available in the area, Shirley will be able to expertly guide home buyers into properties which suit their lifestyles and individual interests. Houses in this growing area are in high demand, with such demand it is fitting that home buyers demand a Realtor with experience. Contact Shirley Davis today to discuss the many exciting residential opportunities and luxury estates available in this great North Texas community.

Shirley Davis
Shirley Davis
Shirley Boulter Davis Realtors, LLC
3304 Monette Lane Plano TX 75025