Glenn Heights, TX

By: Laurie E. Jasinski

Type: General Entry

Published: February 17, 2005


Glenn Heights is located west of Interstate Highway 35E about sixteen miles south of Dallas in southern Dallas County and northern Ellis County. The town incorporated on September 16, 1969, and adopted a council/manager type of government. The population of this Dallas suburb grew steadily from 1,033 in 1980 to 4,564 in 1990. In 2000 the population was 7,224. Glenn Heights has its own police and fire departments and has access to Dallas public transit services. Five churches, two elementary schools, and an overnight camping park are located within the city limits.

City of Glenn Heights, Texas, website (http://www.glennheights.com), accessed November 11, 2004.

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  • Communities
  • Dallas/Fort Worth Region
  • North Texas

The following, adapted from the Chicago Manual of Style, 15th edition, is the preferred citation for this entry.

Laurie E. Jasinski, “Glenn Heights, TX,” Handbook of Texas Online, accessed September 23, 2021, https://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/entries/glenn-heights-tx.

Published by the Texas State Historical Association.

February 17, 2005

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