Communities/Lancaster, Texas
Downtown Lancaster offers historic charm and modern amenities.

Life In Lancaster, Texas

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Nestled in northern Texas, Lancaster is located about 16 miles south of Dallas. Called the “Shining Star of Texas,” Lancaster was settled in 1852 as a frontier town. Today, it’s historic charm and small-town atmosphere create an ideal environment for working professionals. Acclimate yourself at the Visitor’s Center and State Auxiliary Museum, once home to the Texas Interurban Railway. Tour the City of Lancaster Museums, including the Cold War Air Museum, Commemorative Air... 

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Internet Speed Rating

5000 Mbps

Closest Airport

Dallas Love Field Airport  • 25 mi

Weather (High/Low)

95 / 36

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Lancaster: FUN FACT

J.D. Hall, a historic city building, honors James Douglas Hall, Lancaster’s first African American assistant superintendent of education for the Lancaster Independent School District. Hall was also elected as the first African American trustee to the Dallas County Community College District in 1978. Today, Juneteenth celebrations take place in the Helen Giddings Amphitheater, a waterfront facility located in Lancaster Community Park.

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