Letter from the Mayor RED OAK
Welcome to Red Oak, Texas! Red Oak is strategically located along Interstate Highway 35 East, only 20 minutes south of Dallas and 30 minutes southeast of Fort Worth, making it convenient to both Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport and Dallas Love Field. With our winding streets, rolling hills, and abundance of red oak trees, Red Oak is a great place for individuals and families to call home. Red Oak offers sensibly priced housing from affordable to luxury. Our residents enjoy the advantages of suburban living with nearby metropolitan conveniences of shopping, arts and entertainment, professional and collegiate sports, and a wide variety of other amenities. Our residents and visitors take pleasure in community events such as the annual Red Oak Easter Egg Hunt, Red Oak White and Blue (July), Founder’s Day (September), Red Oak Fall Festival (October), Christmas in Red Oak (December), to the many church activities and civic clubs. The Red Oak ISD (ROISD) shines in academic and athletic excellence. Recently named as the #1 School District in Ellis County; the #3 Safest School District in the State of Texas; and the #13 Best School District in all of Dallas/Ft. Worth. The ROISD is committed to preparing students for their next steps after graduation through partnerships with the University of Texas at Arlington, Navarro College, and Texas State Technical College North Texas (TSTC), located in Red Oak. The TSTC North Texas campus boasts the Jim Pitts Industrial Technology Center, a facility of more than 100,000 square feet. This facility houses many of TSTC’s high-tech, advanced workforce programs with state-of-the-art labs for students to develop skills that are critical in the workplace. Technical and vocational higher education programs are offered in areas of electrical power and controls, logistics technology, diesel equipment technology, computer aided manufacturing and basic machining, computer aided drafting and design, computer networking, cyber security, combination welding, heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration, and industrial maintenance. By working together to develop a shared vision, the City of Red Oak, the ROISD, Red Area Oak Chamber of Commerce, TSTC North Texas, Ellis County, and our business partners have developed a solid relationship with a focus toward building for the future. This shared vision approach creates a dynamic environment for preparation and planning to meet opportunity which encourages continuing success. Join us in Red Oak! Whether you are looking for a great place to visit, an enjoyable community to live, or a businessfriendly environment to build your business, Red Oak invites you to join us and become a part of one of the fastest growing communities in all of Texas.
Red Oak invites you to join us and become a part of one of the fastest growing communities in all of Texas.
Alan Hugley, Mayor
“Building our future from our heritage.”