Where is Keller, TX?

Quietly nestled within Tarrant County in the Dallas-Fort Worth metropolitan area, Keller, TX is well known and appreciated as a city that has been able to balance all the comforts of a big city while keeping its small town charm. Covering portions of the 76248, 76262, and 76180 zip codes, Keller is surrounded by a variety of cities, such as Roanoke to the north, Southlake to the northeast and east, Colleyville to the southeast, North Richland Hills to the south, Watauga to the southwest, and Fort Worth to the west and northwest.  Read more

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Keller, TX was first settled in the 1850s because of its convenient position in regards to the Trinity River and later became a stop for the Texas and Pacific Railway. These days, Keller covers an area of about 18.4 square miles, and is home to approximately 45,000 residents. Because of its largely residential focus, Keller features over 300 acres of parklands distributed among 11 parks, as well as 24 miles of trails devoted to hiking and biking.

Together with its charming physical features, Keller has received several outstanding ratings, including one of the Top 10 Places to Live in the United States in 2009, which was granted by Money magazine, as well as being named one of the Nation's Richest Cities by the U.S. Census Bureau in 2008, due to the fact that its median income per household was $114,542.

Keller Texas - a Real Estate Agents Ultimate Guide to Everything You Need to Know

Keller Independent School District

The Keller Independent School District serves the city of Keller, together with diverse portions of other towns, including Colleyville, Fort Worth, Haltom City, Hurst, North Richland Hills, Southlake, Watauga and Westlake, for a total of 51 square miles, which make it the third largest area within Tarrant county, and, curiously enough, larger than the city of Keller itself.

The Keller ISD's more than 4,000 staff members including just over 2,700 classroom instructional employees serve approximately 34,000 students, which attend a total of 25 different elementary schools, 4 different intermediate schools, 7 middle schools, and 6 different high schools, which are distributed as follows:

Elementary Schools (exclusively within Keller)

  • Hidden Lakes Elementary School – which is located at 900 Preston Lane, Keller, TX 76248. Phone: 817-744-5000
  • Keller-Harvel Elementary School – which is located at 635 Norma Lane, Keller, TX 76248. Phone: 817-744-5100
  • Ridgeview Elementary School – which is located at 1601 Marshall Ridge Pkwy, Keller, TX 76248. Phone: 817-744-6600
  • Shady Grove Elementary School – which is located at 1400 Sarah Brooks Dr., Keller, TX 76248. Phone: 817-744-5600
  • Willis Lane Elementary School – which is located at 1620 Willis Lane, Keller, TX. Phone: 817-744-5700

Intermediate Schools (Grades 5-6) (throughout the entire ISD):

  • Bear Creek Intermediate School – which is located at 801 Bear Creek Pkwy., Keller, TX 76248. Phone: 817-744-3650
  • Chisholm Trail Intermediate School – which is located at 3901 Summerfields Blvd, Fort Worth, TX 76137. Phone 817-744-3800
  • Parkwood Hill Intermediate School – which is located at 8201 Parkwood Hill Blvd., Fort Worth, TX 76137. Phone: 817-744-4000
  • Trinity Meadows Intermediate School – which is located at 3500 Keller-Hicks Road, Fort Worth, TX 76244. Phone: 817-744-4300

Middle Schools (Grades 7-8) (throughout the entire ISD):

  • Fossil Hill Middle School – which is located at 3821 Staghorn Circle S., Fort Worth, TX 76137. Phone: 817-744-3050
  • Hillwood Middle School – which is located at 8250 Parkwood Hill Blvd., Fort Worth, TX 76137. Phone: 817-744-3350
  • Indian Springs Middle School (Grades 5-8) – which is located at 305 Bursey Road, Keller, TX 76248. Phone: 817-744-3200
  • Keller Middle School – which is located at 300 College Avenue, Keller, TX 76248. Phone: 817-744-2900
  • Timberview Middle School (Grades 5-8) – which is located at 10300 Old Denton Road, Fort Worth, TX 76244. Phone: 817-744-2600
  • Trinity Springs Middle School – which is located at 3550 Keller-Hicks Road, Fort Worth, TX 76244. Phone: 817-744-3500
  • Vista Ridge Middle School – which is located at 3201 Thompson Road, Fort Worth, TX 76177. Phone: 817-743-8400

High Schools (Grades 9-12) (throughout the entire ISD):

  • Central High School – which is located at 9450 Ray White Road, Fort Worth, TX 76244. Phone: 817-744-2000
  • Fossil Ridge High School – which is located at 4101 Thompson Road, Fort Worth, TX 76244. Phone: 817-744-1700
  • Keller High School – which is located at 601 N. Pate-Orr Road, Keller, TX 76248. Phone: 817-744-1400
  • Timber Creek High School – which is located at 12350 Timberland Blvd., Fort Worth, TX 76244. Phone: 817-744-2300
  • Keller Center for Advanced Learning – which is located at 201 Bursey Road, Keller, TX 76248. Phone: 817-743-8000
  • Keller Learning Center – which is located at 250 College Avenue, Keller, TX 76248. Phone: 817-744-4465

Driving distances to DFW airport and downtown Fort Worth

Keller, TX is located within a very privileged area given its proximity to the DFW airport, as well as downtown Fort Worth. The total distance between Keller and the DFW airport is 14.1 miles via the W Southlake Blvd and TX-114 E route, which takes approximately 19 minutes to drive when traffic is within normal ranges.

On the other hand, the total distance between Keller and downtown Fort Worth is 16 miles when taking the US-377 route. This distance takes about 25 minutes to drive and is considered to be the fastest route between Keller and Fort Worth when driving non-stop. The middle point of this drive is Watauga.

New Homes in Keller

Keller, TX still boasts of having several different open spaces, which are currently being developed for residential purposes. Even though the neighboring cities do not allow for the expansion of Keller, its main focus as a residential area means that it will always remain free from the hassles of modern life, such as noisy freeways, congestive traffic, among other problems.

The price of new residential units in up and coming neighborhoods and communities in the Keller, TX area can vary widely depending on the exact location and the specifics of the home, but rate anywhere from about $269,000 to about $900,000 and higher. Property taxes in Keller will depend on several factors, including the income of the homeowner and the value of the house, but essentially range at about 2.56%, of which 0.43% is for the municipality, 1.52% is designates for school taxes, and 0.61% is for the county. Property taxes are due on December 31 of each year.

Keller, TX Weather

Keller is characterized by having very benevolent weather, which features hot, humid summers and generally mild to cool winters. Additionally, and given these very specific characteristics, the weather in Keller has been classified as belonging to a humid subtropical climate by the Köppen Climate Classification system.

This type of weather attracts most individuals, especially those with children, who, as a consequence, can enjoy poolside and other water activities for the largest portion of the year, while remaining relatively stable during the winter months, during which precipitation averages a total of 1.9 to 3.09 inches of rain from December to the end of March.

Things to do

Even though Keller is considered a small residential town, it has been organized in such a manner that activities of all sorts abound, including hiking, biking, outdoor recreational events, golfing, and dining. Let's take a look:

  1. Shannon Brewing Company – One of the most popular local attractions, this award-winning brewery is located in the heart of Keller at 818 N Main St., offers a nice selection of beers crafted from pure spring water, served in an attractive sampler rack while guests sit out on the terrace and enjoy a beautiful Keller afternoon. The Shannon Brewing Company is open on Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday from 4pm to 9pm, and Saturday and Sunday from 12pm to 5pm. For further information, call: 817-337-9892
  2. Parks and Recreation – The city of Keller, with the assistance of its Department of Parks and Recreation, organizes special events, which are distributed throughout the year. Some of the most popular ones are: 25 Days of Holiday Spirit, Fishing for Fun, and the Daddy Daughter Dance, which have been specially designed to enhance the experience of living in a community such as Keller, as well as encourage social interaction among residents. For further information and calendar of events, call: 817-743-4050.
  3. The Keller Pointe on Rufe Snow Drive – One of Keller's most popular hangouts is known as The Keller Pointe. Located at 405 Rufe Snow Drive, this award winning recreation and aquatic center is home to a myriad of activities over an ample terrain, including 91,767 square feet designed to provide fitness, recreational sports and wellness programs. Additionally, visitors can enjoy 6,000 square feet of strength and conditioning space, together with an awesome 17,000 square feet of aquatic attractions, as well as an indoor track, a multi-purpose gymnasium, group fitness classes, camps, special events, programs and much more for children and adults alike. For further information and hours, call: 817-743-4386.

Hotels in Keller Texas

Because it is a mostly residential town, the most popular hotels in the Keller area are located only a few miles away from the city itself. Some of these hotels include:

  • Dallas/Fort Worth Marriott Solana – Located only 4.7 miles away from downtown Keller, at 1301 Solana Blvd, Building 3, Westlake, TX 76262-1659, this 4 star, non-smoking hotel offers a complimentary shuttle service to the Southlake Town Center. Additionally, the hotel is equipped with a pool and an exercise room, as well as free Wi-Fi, free parking, room service and much more. For reservations, call: 817-430-5000.
  • Homewood Suites by Hilton Trophy Club Fort Worth North – Located 5 miles away from Keller, at 2900 E Highway 114, Trophy Club, TX 76262-5312, this 3 star, non-smoking hotel offers guests free Wi-Fi and parking, together with a complimentary breakfast at the hotel's restaurant. Additionally, the hotel is equipped with an outdoor pool, air conditioning, a business center, laundry service, and a laundromat. For reservations, call 855-605-0320.
  • Best Western Roanoke Inn & Suites – Located only 5 miles away from Main Street in Keller, at 337 Dorman Rd, Roanoke, TX 76262-9129, this 2.5 star hotel offers guests free Wi-Fi and parking, as well as complimentary breakfast and an in-room microwave oven. Additionally, the hotel is equipped with an outdoor pool, air conditioning in every room, a tennis court and a fitness center. For reservations, call 877-959-9557.

Top Communities in Keller

The recent construction boom in Keller, has given way to the appearance of some of the most popular communities in the Dallas / Fort Worth suburbs. Some of the most important ones are:

  • Hidden Lakes – Considered to be one of the best neighborhoods in the Dallas / Fort Worth area, and located in the southeastern portion of Keller, this master planned community contains approximately 1,840 homes, most of which were built between 1996 and 2010, with typical lot sizes ranging between 0.15 and 0.5 acres. Some of the amenities provided by the neighborhood are the Sky Creek Ranch golf club, a community clubhouse and swimming pools, parks, a beautifully kept greenbelt, together with a lake, jogging and bike path, a playground for children, and gated entrances.
  • Marshall Ridge – This brand new development, nestled just north of Fort Worth and west of Dallas and within driving minutes from DFW Airport and the major areas of the Metroplex, this lovely community boasts of great schools, easy-access to shopping, dining and diverse growing employment opportunities. Additionally, the community offers amenities such as a lodge, wonderful landscaping, ponds with state of the art fountains, hiking and biking trails throughout the community, three pools, and a water slide.
  • Marshall Point – This small community, located in the northwest portion of Keller, is populated by about 90 homes constructed between 2008 and 2013, where the typical lot size ranges from 0.3 to 0.4 acre. In this community, homes normally sell for anywhere between $400,000 and $650,000. Some of the amenities offered by the community are a greenbelt and homeowners association, among others.
  • Highland Oaks – Tucked away in Keller, TX, this beautiful residential community is formed by a majority of traditional or ranch style single-family homes which were built between 1986 and 1999. Priced anywhere from $315,000 to $415,000, these houses offer an average of 3 to 5 bedrooms and 2 to 4 bathrooms, and range in size from 1646 to 6842 square feet, which are considered to be some of the best places to be in the Dallas / Fort Worth area.

Golf Courses

Sky Creek Ranch Golf in Keller

Located off the beaten path at 600 Promontory Drive in Keller, this old style, natural terrain golf club offers players from around the world beautifully manicured, tiered bentgrass greens; a good amount of white sand bunkers; and spectacular views. With four types of memberships available, which range in price from $39 to $157 per month, as well as single day rates, which vary between $35 and $79, depending on the day of the week and the time chosen to play. The club also offers instruction for beginners as well as pro services, together with special tournaments and outings. Sky Creek Ranch also offers a ball room for weddings, and other events. Tee times may be reserved up to 7 days in advance and a 24 hour cancellation policy is in effect. For further information on memberships and other rates, call 817-498-1414.

Best Restaurants in Keller TX

One of the favorite activities of both locals and visitors in Keller is dining. Because of this, the city offers a nice selection of both casual and fine dining locations, some of which are:

  • Bronson Rock Burgers - Conveniently located at 250 S Main St., this popular American style eatery is open Sunday through Thursday from 11am to midnight, and Friday and Saturday from 11am to 2am.
  • FNG Eats – This popular fine dining location, which also offers catering for private events, is located at 201 Town Center Ln #1101 and opens Monday through Thursday from 11am to 9 pm, Friday from 11am to 10pm, Saturday from 10:30am to 10pm, and Sunday from 10;30am to 9pm.
  • Babe's Chicken Dinner House – Located only a few miles away from Keller, at 104 N Oak St., this specialty restaurant opens Monday through Friday from 11am to 2pm and from 4:30pm to 9pm, Saturday from 11am to 9pm, and Sunday from 10:30am to 9pm.

Pizza Restaurants in Keller – As with any city in America, pizza restaurants are also popular in Keller, but some of the most appreciated and well-liked are:

  • Bosses Pizza – Located at 201 N Main St., this restaurant features multiple big screens for patrons to watch the game as they enjoy their meal. Hour are Sunday through Thursday from 11am to 9pm, and Friday and Saturday from 11am to 10pm.
  • N.Y. Pizza and Pasta – Only a few miles away, this delightful Italian restaurant, located at 4212 TX-360 #200, is open daily from 11am to 2pm and 4:30pm to 9:30pm.
  • I Frateli – Located in the heart of Keller, at 721 Keller Pkwy, this beloved pizza restaurant opens Sunday through Friday from 11am to 10pm, and Friday and Saturday from 11am to 11pm.
  • Joe's Pasta n Pizza – Conveniently located at 837 Keller Pkwy, this enjoyable pizza restaurant opens Monday through Saturday from 11am to 10pm, and Sunday from 11am to 9pm.