The Colony Resource Page

Local Attractions

  • Grandscape
  • The Tribute Golf Course
  • Stewart Peninsula Golf Course
  • The Old American Golf Course
  • Top Golf
  • Nebraska Furniture Mart
  • Lava Cantina
  • The Colony Five Star Complex
  • Bill Allen Memorial Disc Golf Course
  • Blue Sky Sports Center
  • Hawaiian Falls Waterpark
  • 28  Municipal parks – Over 3,000 acres, one of the highest acres of parks per capita in the state)
  • The Shoreline Trail
  • The Tribute Shoreline Nature Trail
  • An award-winning trail system that winds through acres of wildlife management areas along the shoreline of Lewisville Lake.
  • Hidden Cove Park – a full service marina featuring slips, rentals and  ship store.
  • Stewart Creek Park which offers boat and lake access, picnic, camping, pavilions, grills, restrooms, a beach area and much more
  • Kids Colony Playground that includes The Wheel Zone Park, and coming soon a splash pad.
  • Theatre At The Colony, named the Texas UIL #1 5A Theatre Program, producing exemplary performances throughout the school year. www.theatreatthecolony.com
  • Lakeside Community Theatre produces numerous theatrical performances throughout the year. www.lctthecolony.com
  • Lakeside Arts Foundation offers creative art programs.
  • Several church and organizations host bazaars and events throughout the year for the enjoyment of the community and visitors.
  • The Colony Christmas Spectacular displays an incredible state of the art light show during the holidays synced with music heard on 99.9 FM. www.thecolonytx.gov/834/The-Colony-Christmas-Spectacular
  • The Colony Parks and Recreation hosts events and festivals annually www.thecolonytx.gov/Calendar.aspx  The very well attended Liberty by the Lake www.libertybythelake.com and Salute American Heroes www.saluteamericanheroes.com and co-sponsoring the annual The Colony Half Marathon which draws runners from around the globe www.thecolonyhalf.com.
  • And for historians, The Colony offers many interesting Texas History features including the Bridges Cemetery (www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~txdenton/cemeteries/bridgesc.htm) which is a gated and preserved grave site on undisturbed land for scheduled visitors interested in history, family genealogy, and even soldier burials dating back to the 1800’s (publications on the history are available at The Colony Public Library).  www.thecolonytx.gov/426/Brief-History-of-the-Colony

The Colony Public Library

The Colony Public Library (TCPL) is located in the City Hall / Library facility at 6800 Main Street. TCPL provides a wide range of on-site and remotely accessible materials and services. TCPL’s 15,000 sq. ft. facility includes a quiet room, two group study rooms, a story-time corner, 23 public access computers offering high-speed internet access and Microsoft Office programs, and wireless internet access.

Learn more about TCPL at www.thecolony.lib.tx.us

DEMOGRAPHICS of The Colony, Texas:

Population in 2017: 42,228 (100% urban, 0% rural).

Males: 22,954 (49.621%)
Females: 21,274 (50.378%)
Median resident age in The Colony: 34.9 years
Texas median age: 34.5 years

HOUSEHOLD INCOME of The Colony, Texas:

Estimated median household income in 2017: $83,877 (it was $64,080 in 2000)

The Colony: $83,877 (2017)
Texas median income: $56,565 (in 2016)
Estimated per capita income in 2016: $38,587 (it was $22,903 in 2000)

TAX RATES

Property Tax

  • 0.6625 Cents per $100 of valuation FY 2018

Sales Tax

  • City – 1%
  • EDC – 0.5%
  • CDC – 0.5%
  • State – 6.25%
  • Total – 8.25%

Hotel / Motel Tax

  • City – 7%
  • State – 6%
  • Total – 13%