Trophy Club, Texas

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Trophy Club, Texas
Town
Motto(s): "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
CountryUnited States
StateTexas
CountyDenton, Tarrant
Government
 • TypeCouncil-Manager
 • MayorNick Sanders
 • Town ManagerTom Class
Area
 • Total4.1 sq mi (11 km2)
 • Land4.0 sq mi (10 km2)
 • Water0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation607 ft (185 m)
Population (2010[1])
 • Total8,024
 • Density2,033.5/sq mi (785.1/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code76262
Area code(s)817, 682
FIPS code48-73710[2]
GNIS feature ID1388551[3]
WebsiteTrophy Club, Texas

Trophy Club is an affluent northern suburb of the Dallas–Fort Worth metroplex. It is Texas’ first premiere planned community, built around the only golf course designed by Ben Hogan. The Trophy Club Country Club features two, 18-hole premiere golf courses. Trophy Club residents enjoy miles of planned pathways, beautiful medians, and over 1,000 acres of parks. It is located in Denton and Tarrant counties in the U.S. state of Texas. 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 Dallas–Fort Worth.[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, who designed its golf course.[5] Originally part of Westlake, the town incorporated in 1985. The first Mayor of Trophy Club was James "Jim" P. Carter, who served as Mayor from 1985 until 1999.[5]

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).[6] 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), 4.1 square miles (10.5 km²) of which is 0.75% land and 0.25% 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
(24.7)
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)
52.8
(11.6)
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)
Average 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)
Average 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[7]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
19903,922
20006,35061.9%
20108,02426.4%
Est. 201712,340[8]53.8%
U.S. Decennial Census[9]

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.

In 2010, 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 2010, 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.

In 2010, the median income for a household in the town was $116,042. About 0.4% of the population were below the poverty line.

Government[edit]

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[10] (as of July 1, 2018) are:

  • Mayor - Nick Sanders (2020)
  • Council Place 1 - Alicia Fleury (2020)
  • Council Place 2 - Eric Jensen (2020)
  • Council Place 3 - Rhylan Rowe (2021)
  • Council Place 4 - Tim Kurtz (2021)
  • Council Place 5 - Greg Lamont (2019)
  • Council Place 6 and Mayor Pro Tem - Philip Shoffner (2019)

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. The current Town Manager is Tom Class, and the current Town Secretary is Holly Fimbres.

Education[edit]

Schools are operated by the Northwest Independent School District

Schools are Lakeview Elementary, Samuel Beck Elementary, Medlin Middle School, and Byron Nelson High School.

Economy[edit]

Top employers[edit]

According to Trophy Club's 2017 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report,[11] the top employers in the city are:

# Employer # of Employees
1 Northwest Independent School District 472
2 Trophy Club Country Club 220
3 Baylor Medical Center at Trophy Club 214
4 Town of Trophy Club 198
5 Tom Thumb 75
6 Bread Winners Cafe 72
7 Cristina's Mexican Restaurant 55
8 Fellowship United Methodist Church 43
9 Premier Academy – Trophy Club 39
10 Trophy Lake Academy 30

Notable people[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Data Access and Dissemination Systems (DADS). "American FactFinder - Results". census.gov. Archived from the original on 21 July 2011. Retrieved 25 August 2015.
  2. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  3. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  4. ^ "Trophy Club". dmagazine.com. Retrieved 25 August 2015.
  5. ^ a b "Our Town History". Trophy Club. Archived from the original on May 14, 2012. Retrieved July 27, 2012.
  6. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  7. ^ "NowData - NOAA Online Weather Data". National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Retrieved 2012-02-02.
  8. ^ "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 22, 2018.
  9. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015.
  10. ^ "Town Council". Town of Trophy Club, Texas. Retrieved 25 August 2015.
  11. ^ Town of Trophy Club CAFR 2016-2017 Retrieved 2018-06-22
  12. ^ Ten-Tronck's Celebrity Directory pg 99

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