Heartland is an unincorporated community located in Kaufman County, Texas, United States. The 2,000 acre master-planned community is located 25 miles east of Downtown Dallas and is part of the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex. The community is served by the Crandall Independent School District. There is one of seven planned schools within Heartland. The community includes a 35 acre stocked lake with a fishing pier, many hike and bike trails (designed to make it safer for children to walk to school), parks, a junior-olympic swimming pool, a playground, a baseball field, a soccer field and a basketball court. In 2009 Heartland was awarded community of the year by The Homebuilders Association of Greater Dallas.
Coordinates: 32°49′32″N 96°14′45″W / 32.82556°N 96.24583°W