Addison Homes for Sale
Addison Homes for Sale and Community Information
Addison, Texas has a population of approximately 15,830 residents, but its business-daytime population reaches up to 100,000 a day. Along the northern edge of Dallas along Dallas North Tollway, Addison is a town in a 4.35 square mile area.
Every Addison resident could simultaniously be seated at Addison's more than 170 restaurants. Plus, Addison boasts 22 hotels with 4,000+ rooms. Addison's 118 acres of parks are some of the finest in Texas. Each winter, the Addison landscaping crew plants 75,000 Holland tulips.
Addison Airport, now the third largest general aviation airport in the U.S., has a 7,200-ft. runway, bases 774 aircraft, and averages 366 operations per day. The Cavanaugh Flight Museum in Addison displays restored planes from W.W.I and W.W.II
Addison is nationally known for having one of the most progressive fire sprinkler ordinances in the world. All buildings over 500 square-feet - including residences - are equipped with an approved fire sprinkler system when they are constructed. Adopted in 1992, this life saving prerequisite has become a model for many communities around the Country.There are Addison special events 29 weekends each year!Addison is one of the few municipalities in the nation to have a franchise agreement with a WISP to offer an affordable WiFi services to its residents and businesses.
The Town of Addison is located in an area once called Peters Colony. It was settled as early as 1846 when Preston Witt built a house on White Rock Creek. The area was not known as Addison until 1902. Addison was named after Addison Robertson, who served as the community's second postmaster from 1908-1916. In 1902, the first industry was introduced to Addison when a cotton gin was built on Addison Road, near the railroad, by the Pistole brothers. It became the Plano Cotton Oil Mill in 1904 and the Farmers Gin of Addison in 1919.
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