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People of Lewisville
Rudy Durham has been mayor of Lewisville since 2015.
Actress Saxon Sharbino was born in Lewisville June 11 1999.
TV actor and singer Cody Linley was born in Lewisville November 20 1989.
American Football safety Jamal Adams was born in Lewisville October 17, 1995.
History of Lewisville
Families of John and Augustus King migrated to the area.
By 1846, 600 families arrived to what is now Denton County. Each family received 640 acres of land and bachelors received 320 acres.
Basdeal Lewis laid out a town and named it after himself. The first Lewisville Post Office is established.
The Dallas & Wichita Railroad reached one mile south of Lewisville.
Greater Lewisville Community Theater was constructed on Main Street. It is the city’s oldest building.
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.
Fire destroyed some on the buildings on Main street.
First National Bank of Lewisville is the site of the first bank robbery of $6500.
With a population of 815 people, residents vote to incorporate and the Town Council holds its first meeting on March 16.
After six years of construction Lewisville Dam was completed.
Lewisville becomes one of the first cities in Texas to integrate it’s school system.
Population of Lewisville reaches 95,290 in the 2010 census.