The Colony, Texas

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


The Colony is a city located in the county of Denton in the U.S. state of Texas. Its population at the 2010 census was 36,328 and a population density of 871 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 45,498 inhabitants.

The city was created 55 years ago in 1968.

The Colony locator map
Location of The Colony on Texas map.

Quick Facts about The Colony

Population : 45,498 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Texas (United States)
County : Denton County
Different from : The Colony
Postal code : 75056
Area : 41.71 km2
Altitude : 591 feet / 180 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1969 (55 years ago)
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 01:38:05 (24th May 2024)
Density : 1,091 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 20.15% (2010-2020)
City Of The Colony Logo seal image
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City Of The Colony Logo seal image


The Colony is located at 33°5'20"N 96°53'11"W (33.0890100, -96.8863900).

The Colony map


The population of The Colony increased by 20.15% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 36,328 - census
2011 37,090 2.05% estimation process
2012 39,005 4.91% estimation process
2013 39,341 0.85% estimation process
2014 41,269 4.67% estimation process
2015 41,654 0.92% estimation process
2016 42,446 1.87% estimation process
2017 42,903 1.07% estimation process
2018 43,602 1.6% estimation process
2019 44,438 1.88% estimation process
2020 45,498 2.33% estimation process

The Colony zip code is 75056. County name: Denton, County fips: 48121

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People born in The Colony (3)

People born in The Colony, including basketball player Bracey Wright, football player Justin Allgood, basketball player and coach Lamont Smith, .


Schools in The Colony

College & universities near The Colony, TX

Code Name City ZIP
490522 Allgood Beauty Institute Frisco (TX) 75033-4112
436775 Toni & Guy Hairdressing Academy-Plano Plano (TX) 75093
458098 The Salon Professional Academy-Lewisville Lewisville (TX) 75067
224156 Cosmetology Career Center LLC Carrollton (TX) 75006
460978 Ogle School Hair Skin Nails-North Dallas Dallas (TX) 75248-1216

Stations (6)

Amtrak & bus stations near The Colony, TX

Code Name Address Type
DAG Dallas, TX 205 South Lamar Street BUS
DAL Union Station 400 South Houston St. RAIL
MSQ Mesquite, TX 1331 Highway 80 East \r\n1331 Highway 80 East \r\n BUS
FTW Fort Worth Central Station 1001 Jones Street RAIL
GLE Gainesville 605 East California Street RAIL

Post offices near The Colony

Post Office Name City ZIP
The Colony Carrier Annex Post Office The Colony (TX) 75056
The Colony Post Office The Colony (TX) 75056
Teel Villag Post Office Frisco (TX) 75036
Rosemead Post Office Carrollton (TX) 75007
Fr Post Office Frisco (TX) 75034

Other cities in Denton County

Cities, towns, neighborhoods & other populated places in Denton County , TX. (more)

City Name Population Title
Denton 147,515 The seventh most populous city in Texas.
Lewisville 112,232 The second most populous city in Denton County, Texas.
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Trophy Club 12,636 Town of the United States
Roanoke 9,753 City in Denton County, Texas, United States
Sanger 9,133 City in Denton County, Texas, United States
Lake Dallas 8,124 City in Denton County, Texas, United States
Oak Point 6,820 City in Denton County, Texas, United States
Aubrey 6,433 City in Denton County, Texas, United States
Krum 5,412 City
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Argyle 4,619 City in Texas, United States

Distance to Other Cities

The Colony distances to largest Texas cities