Welcome to Burleson
This suburb of Fort Worth offers a lively city center and plenty of parks and recreation.
Located on the southern edge of the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex, Burleson, which features more than 550 acres of parkland across its 28-square miles, is home to almost 50,000 residents. A desirable community in which to live and work, this family-oriented environment offers many affordable land and has many outstanding schools.
Small, quiet, and peaceful, the community is well known for its nearby hospitals — six medical centers are within a 30-minute drive from the town. Burleson also has 30 churches of all denominations and more than two dozen public parks.
Average annual temps are mild, encouraging residents to make use of the town’s abundant outdoor amenities. Water parks, golf courses, and a large outdoor mall are popular destinations, and there are more than 100 restaurants to choose from in this town.
What to Love
- More than 550 acres of parkland
- An outstanding school system
- Close to several hospitals and churches
People & Lifestyle
Families dominate this city, but the housing market is also populated by students and retired empty nesters. The median age in this community is 33 years old, and 66 percent of the population is married.
Dining, Shopping & Entertainment
Dining options abound in Burleson. Local favorites include The Porch
, a patio-equipped spot offering Southern home cooking for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, Lost Oak Winery
, a rural vineyard hosting tastings, food pairings, tours, concerts, and weddings in scenic environs, Our Place Restaurant
, a spacious family eatery serving breakfast all day, plus burgers, homemade pies and other American classics, and Sammy’s Italian Bistro
, a family-owned and operated pizzeria which has a wealth of pasta choices.
Things to Do
Coyote Loop Family Trail
: A short, 1.6-mile loop of beginner-friendly singletrack located at the Wakefield Heights Park, this trail is intended to introduce a beginner to mountain biking.
Russell Farm Art Center
: A unique local attraction that features several buildings dating back to Burleson’s earliest days. The 30-acre property is home to the Russell-Boren house, which was built in 1877. Guided tours of the property are available on the first Saturday of every month. Docents tell stories of the families who lived here and demonstrate how the house grew from the original three-room home to the much larger home it is today.
A wide range of historical artifacts is housed here, including a 1918 Edison Victrola and an icebox that precedes present-day refrigerators. Buildings here are often rented for parties, weddings, company picnics, and various community events here as well.
Burleson is home to a number of excellent schools. Top educational opportunities include:
: Featuring 18 schools and serving more than 12,200 students.