Keller sets an example of city leadership in just about every category. It was among the 50 Safest Cities in Texas and the 20 Best Cities for Homeownership. Keller’s City Government has earned a Distinguished Budget Presentation Award and a Gold Circle Award for Financial Transparency. Keller was named Tree City USA and its park systems earned a Lone Star Programming Achievement Award. Aquatics International Magazine gave Keller the nod for Best Family Aquatics Center, and North Texas Magazine, tapped Keller for Best Display of Public Art and Best Place to Stay Fit.
Nine miles from DFW International Airport, Keller approximately 15 miles northeast of downtown Fort Worth and 25 miles northwest of downtown Dallas. The Richland Hills Light Rail Station is five miles south of the city, for convenient light rail service via Trinity Railway Express and Dallas Area Rapid Transit.
Master planned commercial developments including Keller Town Center offer highly trafficked restaurant, office and retail space as top shelf businesses are drawn to serve the residential development that is expanding within the city in all directions. Keller’s neighborhoods are dispersed near Keller’s abundant parks and trails and its fabulous 18-hole golf course. Keller is also known for its award-winning water park and recreational facility. As one of the fastest-growing school districts in Texas, Keller ISD is proud to boast two National Blue Ribbon Schools of Excellence, 26 TEA Exemplary and Recognized schools.