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Trophy Club, Texas
Town
Motto: "A Great Place To Call Home!"
Location of Trophy Club in Denton County, Texas
Location of Trophy Club in Denton County, Texas
Coordinates: 33°0′2″N 97°11′35″W / 33.00056°N 97.19306°W / 33.00056; -97.19306Coordinates: 33°0′2″N 97°11′35″W / 33.00056°N 97.19306°W / 33.00056; -97.19306
Country United States
State Texas
Counties Denton, Tarrant
Area
 • Total 4.1 sq mi (10.5 km2)
 • Land 4.0 sq mi (10.5 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 607 ft (185 m)
Population (2010[1])
 • Total 8,024
 • Density 2,033.5/sq mi (785.1/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 76262
Area code(s) 817
FIPS code 48-73710[2]
GNIS feature ID 1388551[3]
Website Trophy Club, Texas

Trophy Club is an affluent town located in Denton and Tarrant Counties in the U.S. state of Texas. It is a wealthy northern suburb of the city of Fort Worth and is part of the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex. The population was 8,024 at the 2010 Census. It has been acknowledged multiple times by D Magazine as one of the best places to live in DFW.[4]

History[edit]

The community was developed in 1973 by developers Johnson and Loggins, who created the community as a housing development surrounding the country club. The town was named for the original plan that the Country Club would house the trophy collections of golf legend Ben Hogan.[5] The town was incorporated in 1985.[6]

Geography[edit]

Trophy Club is located at 33°0′2″N 97°11′35″W / 33.00056°N 97.19306°W / 33.00056; -97.19306 (33.000507, −97.193181)[7]. The town is located on the far southwestern edge of Lake Grapevine. According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 4.1 square miles (10.5 km²), of which, 4.1 square miles (10.5 km²) of it is land and 0.25% is water.

Climate[edit]

Trophy Club, like the rest of the Dallas-Fort Worth area, has a Humid subtropical climate, with hot, humid summers and generally mild to cool winters.

Climate data for Trophy Club, Texas (1981–2010 normals)
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °F (°C) 85
(29)
95
(35)
96
(36)
101
(38)
101
(38)
102
(39)
110
(43)
108
(42)
109
(43)
100
(38)
89
(32)
84
(29)
110
(43)
Average high °F (°C) 56.6
(13.7)
60.1
(15.6)
67.6
(19.8)
75.9
(24.4)
83.4
(28.6)
90.8
(32.7)
95.5
(35.3)
96.5
(35.8)
88.6
(31.4)
78.8
(26)
67.0
(19.4)
57.2
(14)
76.5
(24.73)
Average low °F (°C) 32.1
(0.1)
35.3
(1.8)
44.1
(6.7)
51.8
(11)
61.5
(16.4)
68.7
(20.4)
72.7
(22.6)
72.5
(22.5)
64.6
(18.1)
53.2
(11.8)
43.5
(6.4)
33.9
(1.1)
52.83
(11.58)
Record low °F (°C) 0
(−18)
0
(−18)
14
(−10)
29
(−2)
41
(5)
50
(10)
57
(14)
55
(13)
38
(3)
22
(−6)
19
(−7)
−1
(−18)
−1
(−18)
Precipitation inches (mm) 2.24
(56.9)
2.80
(71.1)
3.62
(91.9)
3.16
(80.3)
4.80
(121.9)
4.00
(101.6)
2.38
(60.5)
1.83
(46.5)
3.26
(82.8)
4.02
(102.1)
2.94
(74.7)
2.68
(68.1)
37.73
(958.3)
Snowfall inches (cm) 0
(0)
0.2
(0.5)
0
(0)
0
(0)
0
(0)
0
(0)
0
(0)
0
(0)
0
(0)
0
(0)
0
(0)
0.1
(0.3)
0.3
(0.8)
Source: NOAA[8]

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 8,024 people, 3,072 households, and 2,893 families residing in the town. The population density was 2,033.5 people per square mile (785.5 people per square kilometer). The racial makeup of the town was 91.3% White, 1.9% African American, 0.5% Native American, 3.5% Asian, and 1.4% other races from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 6.4% of the population.

There were 3.072 households out of which 38.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 73.6% were married couples living together, 6.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 18.0% were non-families. 4.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.74 and the average family size was 3.05.

In the town the population was spread out with 28.8% under the age of 19, 2.8% from 20 to 24, 23.8% from 25 to 44, 33.4% from 45 to 64, and 11.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 42 years. For every 100 females there were 101.1 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $116,042. The per capita income for the town was $48,566. About 0.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 2.1% of those under age 18 and none of those age 65 or over.

Government[edit]

Trophy Club Municipal Utility District 1[edit]

Trophy Club Municipal Utility District 1 (MUD1) This is a group of elected officials that supply water, own the fire station, and also own the city hall (MUD Building).

MUD 1[9]

MUD 1 Board of Directors (as of May 20, 2014)

  • President - Jim Moss
  • Vice President - Jim Hase
  • Secretary/Treasurer- Kevin Carr
  • Director - Jim Thomas
  • Director - vacant

MUD 1 Management Staff (as of May 20, 2014)

  • Jennifer McKnight, District Manager
  • Laurie Slaght, District Secretary
  • Renae Gonzales, Finance Manager
  • Terri Sisk, Financial Analyst and HR Manager
  • Adrian Womack, Utility Superintendent
  • Karl Schlielig, Wastewater Superintendent

Town of Trophy Club[edit]

Town Council

Trophy Club is governed by a council-manager form of government. The Council consists of seven members: a Mayor and six council members, with the Mayor serving as presiding officer over Council meetings. Council members are elected at-large-by-place for a term of three years. All powers of the Town are vested in the Council, including but not limited to: enacting legislation, adopting budgets and determining policies. The Mayor participates in the discussion and votes on all matters coming before the Council. Additionally, the Mayor, after Council authorization, signs all contracts, conveyances made or entered into by the Town, all bonds, warrants and any other obligations issued under the Town Charter. The Mayor is recognized as the official head of the Town by the courts for the purpose of serving civil process, by the Governor for the purpose of enforcing military law and for all ceremonial purposes.

The Town's elected officials (as of May 20, 2014) are:

  • Mayor - Nick Sanders (2017)
  • Council Place 1 - Jim Parrow (2017)
  • Council Place 2 - Garrett Reed (2017)
  • Council Place 3 - Rhylan Rowe (2015)
  • Council Place 4 - Danny Mayer (2015)
  • Council Place 5 and Mayor Pro Tem - Greg Lamont (2016)
  • Council Place 6 - Philip Shoffner (2016)

The Town Council has authority to appoint and remove the Town Manager. The Town Manager acts as the chief administrative officer of the Town and is responsible to the Council for the proper administration of all the affairs of the Town. In addition to the Town Manager, the Council also appoints the Town Attorney and the Town Secretary who acts as secretary to the Council.

Town Management Staff

(as of November 7, 2013)

  • Town Manager - Mike Slye
  • Assistant Town Manager - Stephen Seidel
  • Town Secretary - Tammy Ard
  • Town Attorney - Patricia Adams
  • Finance Director - Steven Glickman
  • Financial Analyst - April Ezell
  • Community Development Director - Carolyn Huggins
  • Parks & Recreation Director - Adam Adams
  • Public Information Officer/Marketing Manager - April Reiling
  • Streets Services Director - Ed Helton
  • Information Services Director - Mike Pastor
  • Fire Chief - Danny Thomas
  • Police Chief - Scott Kniffen

Education[edit]

The town is served by the Northwest Independent School District. Elementary school children in the town go to Lakeview Elementary and Samuel Beck Elementary. Middle school students attend Medlin Middle School. The town is served by Byron Nelson High School.[10]

Prior to the opening of Byron Nelson High School, students went to Northwest High School, the district's only other high school.

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