Friendly Neighbors and Exceptional Schools
Midlothian is a community that celebrates its “small town” culture of fellowship, education, and quality of life. Located 30 minutes from Dallas and Fort Worth, Midlothian offers easy access to a variety of world-class culture and entertainment options as well as two airports offering non-stop domestic and international flights.
Incorporated in 1888, we have evolved from cotton and cattle fields to sustained growth and economic success. The reputation of the school district draws people from throughout the DFW Metroplex. Neighborhood development is on the rise, offering diverse living options in a semi-rural setting.
Living in Midlothian
Midlothian is a welcoming community that offers the charm of small-town America. The community hosts downtown events, holiday festivities, fireworks, and parades throughout the year for the entire family to enjoy.
Parks and Recreation
Midlothian offers 14 parks that range from sports fields to dog parks, garden plazas to historic sites. In July 2020, Midlothian broke ground on the final phase of the 105-acre Community Park. The city’s signature park includes sports fields, miles of trails, a splash pad, amphitheater and other features.
Midlothian is known for its large-lot, semi-rural living. The community is fast-growing and is adding a variety of housing options for all different sizes of families. Over 500 new residential lots are developed each year in the city. Several large developments are in the works which will include neighborhood parks, community space, and a diversity of housing options.
Midlothian Independent School District
Midlothian ISD is a fast-growing K-12 public school district with more than 9,800 students across 12 campuses. The district is committed to its vision by inspiring excellence today to change the world tomorrow. The quality of education offered at Midlothian ISD has long been a driving force to attract families to the area. Midlothian ISD has passionate parents, teachers, students, staff, and area business leaders who came together to develop a robust performance tracking framework that focuses on academic excellence, financial integrity and stewardship.
Midlothian Higher Education Center
The Midlothian Higher Education Center was established in April 2012 by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board as the ninth Multi-Institutional Training Center (“MITC”) in Texas. Midlothian’s MITC is a partnership between Navarro College, Tarleton State University, Texas A&M University-Commerce, and the University of North Texas at Dallas to offer higher education courses in Midlothian. Through Midlothian’s MITC, area residents can earn an associates or bachelor’s degree without leaving Midlothian. The MITC consists of two buildings totaling over 50,000 square feet of classroom, lab, meeting, and study space.
Midlothian Community Park
Located at 3601 S 14th Street, Midlothian Community Park is a 105-acre multipurpose recreational complex that attracts parkgoers from across the region. The complex first opened in 2017 and features lighted competition fields for soccer and football and complete with bleachers, concession stands and restrooms. The park also offers 13 playing fields, a fishing lake, and a one-mile walking path. In 2020, the Midlothian announced the expansion of the park that will include 5 turf baseball fields, a splash pad, multiple playgrounds, multipurpose courts, sand volleyball, and an amphitheater for community events.