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Chamber of Cormmrce: B. F. Tunnell, President; Urban Ioore. \ ice-President; Carl L. .Minor,
Secretary; Jack Lewis, Treasurer.
EWVISVILLE, a town of 1,800 people, is located in the south part of Denton
County, 24 miles from Dallas, on the Dallas-Denton Interurban and the
Dallas-W'ichita Falls line of the M.-K.-T. Railway. Lewisville's community
has a variety of soil and produces an abundance of diversified
. _1 crops, including cotton, corn, wheat, oats, watermelons, maize, kafir, peas,
and all kinds of fruits and vegetables both for table use and the market.
Lewisville has two substantial and growing banking institutions, headed by progressive
men and housed in modern, two-story banking homes. The resources of these
banks exceed $600,000. Lewisville has a weekly newspaper, The Enterprise, that is
regarded as one of the best publications in the State. Mr. Jack Lewis is editor and
Lewisville has thirty retail stores, three cotton gins, one flour mill; waterworks
which afford an abundance of best water for all purposes; power plant that supplies
current for commercial as well as domestic uses, and is within easy reach of the high
power transmission lines of the Texas Power & Light Company; is furnished natural
gas from the main line of the Lone Star Gas Company for manufacturing as well as
Lewisville has a first class high school of eleven grades, which has a new, modern,
two-story and basement home, and is affiliated with all the leading colleges and universities
of the State. This city has four modern and up-to-date brick churches, and
is the home of some seven or eight ministers of the various denominations.
Lewisville is the home place ideal, having every convenience of the city and many
besides. It is located in one of the healthiest climates in the world, and is populated
with a citizenship that is progressive, far-sighted, determined and neighborly. Lewisville
is noted for its beautiful home places and its air of progressiveness throughout.
The people of Lewisville are eagerly looking forward to the completion of Lake
Dallas-the largest inland lake in the South-and expect to capitalize its advantages to
make of that city one of the country's leading pleasure resorts. Lewisville will make
a success of this venture.
Lewisville has a live Chamber of Commerce, made up of all the business men, and
they are out to get new industries and new institutions, and offer excellent inducements
to seekers of good locations. Lewisville is dominated by the sort of spirit that builds
cities. A good place to live, to work, to succeed, as well as an excellent place to live.
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Texas Interurban Railway. Neighbors Texas Interurban Railway, book, 1925~; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth29651/m1/15/: accessed October 22, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Denton Public Library.