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Lewisville Texas

Lewisville, Texas

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People of Lewisville

Rudy Durham

RUDY DURHAM
www.cityoflewisville.com

Rudy Durham has been mayor of Lewisville since 2015.

Saxon Sharbino

Saxon Sharbino
By Tabercil

Actress Saxon Sharbino was born in Lewisville June 11 1999.

Cody Linley

Cody Linley
By Paparazzo Presents

TV actor and singer Cody Linley was born in Lewisville November 20 1989.

Jamal Adams

Jamal Adams
By AlexanderJonesi

American Football safety Jamal Adams was born in Lewisville October 17, 1995.

History of Lewisville

Main Street in Lewisville
By Ben Denison

1844

Families of John and Augustus King migrated to the area.

1846

By 1846, 600 families arrived to what is now Denton County. Each family received 640 acres of land and bachelors received 320 acres. 

1855

Basdeal Lewis laid out a town and named it after himself. The first Lewisville Post Office is established. 

1875

The Dallas & Wichita Railroad reached one mile south of Lewisville.

1885

Greater Lewisville Community Theater was constructed on Main Street. It is the city’s oldest building.

1891

Lewisville Enterprise, the cities first newspaper was opened by Overton Littleton Hamilton.

Bonds were issued to begin the construction of Lewisville’s first public school.

1895

Fire destroyed some on the buildings on Main street.

1909

First National Bank of Lewisville is the site of the first bank robbery of $6500.

1925

With a population of 815 people, residents vote to incorporate and the Town Council holds its first meeting on March 16.

1954

After six years of construction Lewisville Dam was completed.

1963

Lewisville becomes one of the first cities in Texas to integrate it’s school system.

2010

Population of Lewisville reaches 95,290 in the 2010 census.