Fast Facts About Addison, Texas
- Addison is so technologically progressive it was named "Google’s 2014 E-City for the State of Texas".
- More than 500,000 fans of fireworks and fun come to Addison each year for Addison Kaboom Town!, ranked in the top three fireworks shows in the nation by AOL.com.
- With nearly 200 restaurants and only 15,800 permanent residents, Addison has more restaurants per capita than any city in the U.S.
- Addison was awarded a Platinum Leadership Circle Award by the Texas Comptroller because of our financial responsibility and transparency.
- Addison was named among "America’s Five Sexiest Suburbs" by real estate guru Barbara Corcoran.
- Addison Oktoberfest, which coincides with the beginning of the famed Munich celebration, was named among the most authentic in the U.S., according to Forbes.
- Addison is home to the Cavanaugh Flight Museum, the largest collection of flying warbirds in the Southwest.
- Addison Airport is among the busiest General Aviation airports in Texas and is home to a variety of FBOs.
- Addison Parks are among the most beautiful in the state with more than 75,000 tulips are planted each spring in Addison parks.
- The holidays sparkle in Addison when Vitruvian Lights, a free Christmas light event, shares millions of beautiful twinkling lights during a month-long celebration.
- There is always something happening in Addison. Addison is home to over 150 special events per year.
- Green spaces are a key focus in Addison, the 12-acre Vitruvian Park and the 10-acre Addison Circle Park are among the most unique destinations in North Texas and both offer residential, business, dining and recreation opportunities.
- Addison’s Water Tower Theatre has received dozens of accolades, including being named Best Theater in Dallas by D Magazine.
- Addison is where businesses come to succeed. Companies like Nerium and Bottle Rocket Apps have more than doubled their headquarters space in the last year.
- Smart entrepreneurs choose Addison. Addison’s unique partnership with The DEC, Addison Treehouse, is a ground-breaking incubator for small businesses.
The family name of Town Hall when it was a private residence and working farmland comprising more than 70 acres.