Little Elm, Texas

Little Elm: A city in Denton County, Texas. It is located in the Dallas-Fort Worth metropolitan area. Little Elm is known for its many parks and green spaces, its many historical sites, and its many attractions, such as the Little Elm Nature Center and the Little Elm Historical Society.


Little Elm is a city located in the county of Limestone in the U.S. state of Texas. Its population at the 2010 census was 25,898 and a population density of 468 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 56,625 inhabitants.

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Location of Little Elm on Texas map.

Quick Facts about Little Elm

Population : 56,625 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Texas (United States)
County : Limestone County
Postal code : 75068
Area : 55.38 km2
Altitude : 545 feet / 166 meters
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 00:51:29 (14th June 2024)
Density : 1,022 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 54.26% (2010-2020)
Denton County Texas Incorporated Areas Little Elm highlighted locator map image
Denton County Texas Incorporated Areas Little Elm highlighted
Denton County Texas Incorporated Areas Little Elm highlighted locator map image


Little Elm is located at 31°26'21"N 96°42'26"W (31.4390600, -96.7072100).

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The population of Little Elm increased by 54.26% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 25,898 - census
2011 27,709 6.54% estimation process
2012 29,023 4.53% estimation process
2013 32,916 11.83% estimation process
2014 35,493 7.26% estimation process
2015 38,438 7.66% estimation process
2016 42,661 9.9% estimation process
2017 45,988 7.23% estimation process
2018 49,644 7.36% estimation process
2019 53,126 6.55% estimation process
2020 56,625 6.18% estimation process

Little Elm zip code is 75068. County name: Denton, County fips: 48121

People born in Little Elm (2)

People born in Little Elm, including mathematician Samuel S. Wilks, association football player Weston McKennie, .


Schools in Little Elm

College & universities near Little Elm, TX

Code Name City ZIP
223232 Baylor University Waco (TX) 76798
487320 Texas State Technical College Waco (TX) 76705
226578 McLennan Community College Waco (TX) 76708

Stations (8)

Amtrak & bus stations near Little Elm, TX

Code Name Address Type
WCX Waco, TX 301 South 8th Street BUS
MCG McGregor 1 Amtrak Blvd. RAIL
TPL Temple 315 West Ave B RAIL
BRY Bryan, TX 301 East 26th Street BUS
KIL Killeen, Texas 200 East Avenue C BUS

Post offices near Little Elm

Post Office Name City ZIP
Thornton Post Office Thornton (TX) 76687
K Post Office Kosse (TX) 76653
Mar Post Office Mart (TX) 76664
Groesbeck Post Office Groesbeck (TX) 76642
Riesel Post Office Riesel (TX) 76682

Other cities in Limestone County

Cities, towns, neighborhoods & other populated places in Limestone County , TX.

City Name Population Title
Victoria 66,838 The most populous city in Victoria County, Texas.
Mexia 7,287 City in Limestone County, Texas, United States
Center 5,043 City in Shelby County, Texas, United States
Groesbeck 4,173 City in Texas, United States
Coolidge 950 Town of the United States
Thornton 524 Town in Limestone County, Texas
Kosse 463 Town of the United States
Tehuacana 277 Ghost town

Distance to Other Cities

Little Elm distances to largest Texas cities