Overview of Balch Springs
Balch Springs, Texas is located in the eastern Dallas suburbs just 15 miles from the city. Hailed as "The Southeastern Gateway to the Metroplex," Balch Springs is a convenient suburban home for professional workers who commute to work in the area's thriving businesses. The town's 24,000 residents enjoy an ideal mix of small-town comforts and big-city opportunities in the beautiful Texas landscape. Search for Balch Springs apartments for rent, and find a new home in the Lone Star State.
Living in Balch Springs, TX
John Balch founded Balch Springs in 1879 on land that had been settled and farmed for decades. The earliest residents grew wheat, oats, corn, and cotton and fueled the local economy by selling their produce.
Today, Balch Springs remembers its rural roots while transitioning into the 21st century. According to City-Data, the median resident age in Balch Springs is approximately 29, which allows the town to maintain a younger atmosphere than communities of a similar size, as the median age for a Texas resident is more than 40 years old. Balch Springs apartments are home to many young families, making the town a nurturing place to raise children.
Balch Springs Attractions and Special Events
Roxy Art Fest is one of Balch Springs' most exciting events and celebrates a range of artistic mediums. Attendees can enjoy a range of shopping opportunities, sensational tastes, interactive displays, art galleries, a silent auction, and can discover new regional talent and artists.
The Mesquite Rodeo is held near Balch Springs at the Resistol Arena. As the premier rodeo in North Texas, the arena showcases the top rodeo talent and dazzles visitors with this traditional regional form of entertainment.
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