Texas

If you are considering a move to Texas, these guides will provide you with important information about the state’s popular cities and how to make your move a happy and successful one.

  • Things You Should Know Before Moving to Amarillo, TX

    Robert Moreschi  Posted by Robert Moreschi on July 10, 2013

    Amarillo has taken its name from the Spanish word for "yellow" and is known as "The Yellow Rose of Texas." The city is quite famous for the Palo Duro Canyon and The American Quarter Horse Museum. Amarillo was also once known as "Helium Capital of the World" for having one of the...

  • Things You Should Know Before Moving to Arlington, TX

    Robert Moreschi  Posted by Robert Moreschi on July 2, 2013

    Located in the center of the Dallas-Ft. Worth metroplex, Arlington has a workforce of over two million people within a 25-mile radius. The city also boasts of 82 public parks with more than eight miles of paved trails and a 1,300-acre oasis on the Trinity River. Arlington is also...

  • Things You Should Know Before Moving to Austin, TX

    Jenna Farmer  Posted by Jenna Farmer on May 9, 2013

    The city where Texas Chainsaw Massacre was filmed, and where the infamous South by Southwest concert is held. Centrally located in Texas along the Colorado River, just northwest of Houston lies the Live Music Capital of the World, Austin, Texas. This high-tech capital city has...

  • Things You Should Know Before Moving to Beaumont, TX

    Nicole La Capria  Posted by Nicole La Capria on July 11, 2013

    An industrial port city fueled by the oil industry, Beaumont boasts affordable living, an abundance of historic architecture, and a variety of diverse cultural sites and museums. If you are planning or considering a move to this hot Texas city, read on for more information to...

  • Things You Should Know Before Moving to Corpus Christi, TX

    Robert Moreschi  Posted by Robert Moreschi on July 3, 2013

    A coastal city located in southeast Texas, Corpus Christi neighbors the longest barrier island in the nation, Padre Island, which is a world famous vacation and spring break destination. Corpus Christi is the eighth most populous city in the state of Texas and its name is derived...

  • Things You Should Know Before Moving to Brownsville, TX

    Robert Moreschi  Posted by Robert Moreschi on July 12, 2013

    Located on the border between the United States and Mexico, Brownsville is Texas' southernmost, international seaport and the largest city in the lower Rio Grande Valley whose semi-tropical climate is recognized as one of the most delightful in the nation. Brownsville is a...

  • Things You Should Know Before Moving to Dallas, TX

    Robert Moreschi  Posted by Robert Moreschi on January 30, 2013

    Being the fourth largest metropolitan area in the United States, Dallas over the years has evolved into being an industry leader in retail, fashion, and banking. There are no oil wells or ranches as depicted in the famous soap Dallas. However, the city of Dallas has many firsts...

  • Things You Should Know Before Moving to El Paso, TX

    Robert Moreschi  Posted by Robert Moreschi on June 28, 2013

    Spanish for "the pass," El Paso is located in western Texas and is currently the 19 th most populated city in the United States and the sixth most populous city in the state of Texas. The city is situated right on the Rio Grande, which is the river that serves as an international...

  • Things You Should Know Before Moving to Fort Worth, TX

    Robert Moreschi  Posted by Robert Moreschi on July 1, 2013

    Fort Worth is the fifth largest city in the state of Texas and the 16th largest in the entire nation. It is also the county seat for Tarrant County. Situated in North Texas, it is considered to be a cultural gateway to the American west. The city was originally established in...

  • Things You Should Know Before Moving to Garland, TX

    Robert Moreschi  Posted by Robert Moreschi on July 9, 2013

    Ranked 67 th by CNN Money on their Top 100 Places to Live in 2008, Garland is the second largest city in Dallas County and the 10th largest in the state of Texas. The residents and visitors of Garland enjoy multiple recreational venues including the Granville Arts Center, the...

  • Things You Should Know Before Moving to Pasadena, TX

    Robert Moreschi  Posted by Robert Moreschi on July 11, 2013

    The city of Pasadena, Texas - not to be confused with Pasadena, California - is located near the Gulf coast in southeast Texas and within the Houston-The Woodlands-Sugarland metropolitan area. The city, which was founded by John H. Burnett in 1893, was actually named after...

  • Things You Should Know Before Moving to Houston, TX

    Nicole La Capria  Posted by Nicole La Capria on March 3, 2013

    The most populous city in Texas, Houston is a sprawling home to over two million people. It is home to NASA's Johnson Space Center and the Texas Medical Center, the world's largest concentration of healthcare and research institutions. The city is also a major international...

  • Things You Should Know Before Moving to Plano, TX

    Robert Moreschi  Posted by Robert Moreschi on July 8, 2013

    The city of Plano, located in north Texas in the Dallas-Fort Worth metropolitan area, has the distinction of being recognized three separate times by CNN Money magazine, in 2005, 2006 and 2011, as the best place to live in the Western United States. Plano also ranked 11 th on...

  • Things You Should Know Before Moving to San Antonio, TX

    Robert Moreschi  Posted by Robert Moreschi on June 27, 2013

    Known as the River City, San Antonio is the second largest city in the state of Texas and the seventh largest in the nation. San Antonio is a popular travel destination and features many great sights and attractions that include the Spanish Missions, the River Walk, the Alamo and...

  • Things You Should Know Before Moving to Waco, TX

    Nicole La Capria  Posted by Nicole La Capria on July 2, 2013

    Affectionately referred to as the Heart of Texas, the city of Waco boasts affordable living, unique attractions, and an intriguing history. If you are planning or considering a move to this southern riverside city, read on for more information on how to make your transition a...

  • Things You Should Know Before Moving to Grand Prairie, TX

    Robert Moreschi  Posted by Robert Moreschi on July 17, 2013

    With more than 5,000 acres of parks, 32 tennis courts and 18 soccer fields, Grand Prairie, Texas has received the prestigious Governor's Community Achievement Award five times (as of 2011) for outstanding community improvement. A part of the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex, Grand...

  • Things You Should Know Before Moving to Mesquite, TX

    Robert Moreschi  Posted by Robert Moreschi on July 17, 2013

    Maybe more famously known as a type of barbeque made popular in the southwest, Mesquite also happens to be the name of a city in Texas. Mesquite is famous for the Big Town Mall, the first enclosed mall in Texas, which received the Governor's Community Achievement Award. Mesquite...

  • Things You Should Know Before Moving to Abilene, TX

    Nicole La Capria  Posted by Nicole La Capria on July 17, 2013

    Located in West Central Texas, the city of Abilene boasts low living costs, classic country recreation, and a blossoming economy. This city has evolved into the commercial, retail, and medical center of the 19-county area known as "The Big Country," or "Texas Midwest". If you...

  • Things You Should Know Before Moving to Odessa, TX

    Nicole La Capria  Posted by Nicole La Capria on July 18, 2013

    With sunny skies, affordable costs of living and a staggeringly-low unemployment rate, this West Texas city is a great place to call home in the Lone Star State. If you are planning or considering a move to Odessa, read on for more information to ensure that it is the right...

  • Things You Should Know Before Moving to Wichita Falls, TX

    Nicole La Capria  Posted by Nicole La Capria on July 18, 2013

    The city of Wichita Falls boasts highly affordable living, a low unemployment rate, and beautiful parks to enjoy during the region's long, hot summers. If you are planning or considering a move to this Texas city, read on for more information to make your transition a smooth and...

  • Things You Should Know Before Moving to McAllen, TX

    Nicole La Capria  Posted by Nicole La Capria on July 19, 2013

    Palm trees, beautiful birds and wildlife, hot, sunny weather and highly affordable costs of living make this South Texas city in the Rio Grande Valley a great place to relocate! One of the fastest-growing metropolitan areas in the country, McAllen might be the place for you. If...

  • Things You Should Know Before Moving to Killeen, TX

    Nicole La Capria  Posted by Nicole La Capria on July 22, 2013

    Located in the Central Texas region of Bell County, Killeen is a military town, home to the army base of Fort Hood. The city boasts affordable living costs and an unemployment rate below the national average. If you are planning or considering a move to the city, read on for more...

  • Things You Should Know Before Moving to Denton, TX

    Nicole La Capria  Posted by Nicole La Capria on July 24, 2013

    Low costs of living, an active local music scene and a variety of exciting festivals make this North Central Texas city a great place to relocate! If you love hot summers and the rodeo, read on for more information about the "Red Bud Capital of Texas" to find out if it's the...

  • Things You Should Know Before Moving to Midland, TX

    Nicole La Capria  Posted by Nicole La Capria on July 24, 2013

    Located in the petroleum-laden Permian Basin, this oil boom town boasts affordable living, famously tall skyscrapers, and a number of ways to stay entertained--from historic attractions, to theatre, to live music! If you are planning or considering a move to Midland, read on for...

  • Things You Should Know Before Moving to Richardson, TX

    Nicole La Capria  Posted by Nicole La Capria on July 30, 2013

    An affluent suburb of the city of Dallas, Richardson has been named the 18th best city to live in the United States by Money Magazine in 2008, and the second best place to raise a family in Texas by Business Week in 2009. With a thriving economy bolstered by the...

  • Things You Should Know Before Moving to Round Rock, TX

    Nicole La Capria  Posted by Nicole La Capria on August 1, 2013

    Named the seventh-best small American city to live by Money Magazine in 2008, this central Texas locale in the Austin metropolitan area boasts renowned schools, affordable living, and a flourishing economy. In 2009, CNN named Round Rock the second-fasted growing city in the...

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