Rockwall County was formed from portions of Kaufman County in 1873. The area that became Royse City was settled in 1885 as the Missouri, Kansas and Texas Railway reached the area. The construction of I-30 has increased recent growth with newer subdivisions being built on both sides of the interstate.
Hot and humid summers and mild winters are typical of the humid subtropical weather found throughout the southern plains of the United States. Royse City, TX averages 41 inches of rain compared to 228 days of sunshine annually.
Lake Ray Hubbard spans 22,000 acres ideal for fishing, boating, relaxing and all kinds of waterfront entertainment. Rockwall Harbor is one of the most popular attractions at the lake featuring dining, shopping, live music and walkways. Golfers can visit Stone River Golf Club or Buffalo Creek Golf Club, while Royse City contains approximately 45 acres of developed parkland.
The Fort Worth Stockyards, holds the world’s only twice-daily cattle drive, shopping, dining and entertainment venues which have made it one of the state’s most popular tourist destinations. The 98-acre district was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1976. Dallas World Aquarium aids in wildlife conservation and education by housing numerous threatened or endangered species. Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden was created to preserve history and nature. This 66-acre urban oasis features manicured gardens, seasonal activities and educational programs attracting more than 1 million visitors each year. The Fort Worth Zoo is rated among the best in the country. Texas Motor Speedway is the second-largest sports and entertainment facility in America, with a capacity of 200,00 fans and is home of the world’s largest HD videoboard.
Fort Worth Stock Show and Rodeo, Frontier Forts Day, Fort Worth Alliance Air Show, Rockin’ The River and Christmas in the Stockyards are just a few of the many annual events in Fort Worth.
Mostly a residential community, the economy in Royse City, TX features service businesses, schools, retail and healthcare. In 2017, Royse City was designated as an official Texas Main Street City. Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital, Methodist Health System and Baylor Scott & White Health are among the numerous facilities providing state-of-the-art medical care throughout north Texas. Royse City Independent School District serves K-12 students in Rockwall, Collin and Hunt counties operating nine schools. Texas A&M University-Commerce, The University of Texas at Dallas and Collin County Community College are just a few of the higher educational opportunities in DFW.
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