These three northern neighboring cities form a triangle around the fastest growing part of Tarrant County. Families flock to this area for nearby jobs at AllianceTexas. But as the population grows, so do the costs to buy a home. Retailers have taken note, quickly developing shopping centers, movie theaters, and restaurants to serve the influx of new families and businesses setting up shop on this former ranch land.
Time to downtown: About 30 minutes from Keller and Haslet; 20 minutes from Saginaw
Public school rating: Good
Housing costs: Moderate
Hot spot: Shannon Brewing Co. (located off Main Street in Keller)