Overview of Mansfield
Nestled in the heart of north central Texas, Mansfield is a great place to live. The city was ranked No. 30 on CNN/Money's 2012 list of America's Best Small Cities because of its strong job market, prime location in the Dallas/Fort Worth metropolitan area and acclaimed public school system. Residents here enjoy a very high quality of life, as officials in Mansfield work hard to maintain an open, small-town atmosphere throughout the city's rapid growth. Search for Mansfield apartments for rent and join more than 57,000 residents who enjoy southern comfort and hospitality in beautiful Texas.
Living in Mansfield, TX
The first Scotch-Irish settlers arrived in north central Texas in the 1840s. As pioneer farmers, they sprawled across the southern states and shifted west as the United States acquired more territories. Today, Mansfield is a growing community that celebrates its rich heritage and bright future. The city has expanded in recent years but still contains more than 240 acres of parkland, a historic downtown area and recreational opportunities for people of all ages. Mansfield is considered to be one of the friendliest cities in the Dallas-Fort Worth area, drawing in many new residents who want to take advantage of local business opportunities and still experience down home southern comfort. Living in Mansfield is also very affordable. The city's cost of living index is 94.6, which is slightly less than the United States average.
Mansfield Attractions and Special Events
The Farr Best Theater is located in Mansfield and entertains visitors with live theater and music performances. The Mansfield Historical Museum and Historic Downtown Mansfield chronicle the heritage of northern Texas and offer residents a taste of Mansfield's rich history. The city also hosts a range of events throughout the year, including the Mansfield Fall Festival, MAC Halloween Carnival, Hometown Holidays Parade and Creekside Cleanup and Cookout.
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