Mansfield, is located in the South Central area of the Dallas/Fort Worth area. Strategically located 16 miles south of Arlington (home of the Texas Rangers, Dallas Cowboys and Six Flags Over Texas), Mansfield provides easy access to everything in the vast and diverse DFW Metroplex. Mansfield was voted among Money Magazine’s Top Places to live in the United States.
Residents enjoy exemplary schools, healthy real estate appreciation and affordable homes prices in master planned neighborhoods, built around running trails, ponds and green space. Walnut Creek Country Club features two championship golf courses that weave through this community and boast nearly 1000 members. A 2001 bond election approved a number of Mansfield Independent School District schools to be completely rebuilt and expanded to accommodate one the fastest growth districts in the state of Texas.
Mansfield’s full agenda of community events celebrates its parks system and healthy living agenda as well as its rich history. The natural beauty and serenity of the Linear Park is highlighted each January with the annual Winter Walk. The spring fun starts in March with the annual Pickle Parade & Palooza 5K or 10K run and the World’s Only St. Paddy's Pickle Parade and after party on Main Street in historic downtown. Spring also brings about the annual Dragon Fun Run and other activities for young children followed by a family friendly movie at Town Park Amphitheater. Rockin' 4th of July has quickly become a favorite of residents and visitors for celebrating Independence Day. In mid-October the musical heritage of Mansfield and Texas takes the stage in historic downtown with Festival Week in Mansfield. Hometown Holidays, a community wide celebration that includes the lighting of the Christmas tree. And the Hometown Holidays parade.