Alvord Texas is ten miles northeast of Decatur in northeast Wise County and the location of The Ranches at Big Sandy Creek. The Alvord ISD offers children the best in education. The Class of 2016 had 100 percent of students received their high school diplomas on time or earlier. A popular outdoor attraction in Alvord is the Lyndon B. Johnson (LBJ) National Grasslands. They not only provide grazing land for cattle and habitat for wildlife, but offer a variety of recreation. The most popular activities are hiking, camping, fishing, hunting, horseback riding, mountain biking, wildlife viewing and photography.
The charming downtown of Decatur, Texas offers a variety of shopping, dining, state parks, historic sites, and so much more within minutes of your new country homesite at The Ranches at Big Sandy Creek, making everyday living on the ranch so easy! Decatur is great destination for all walks of life and prides itself on being a friendly "down-home" city, bustling with energy.
Although Decatur might be considered to be a small city, they offer all the amenities of a much larger metropolitan. Enjoy six parks, a regional hospital, tons of shopping and eateries, and so much more, like The Decatur Public Library. The Library offers on-site public internet access as well as free Wi-Fi to its patrons. It features a dedicated children's department and offers programs for all ages throughout the year.
Eat in or take out!
• Sweetie Pie's Ribeyes • Casa Torres Mexican Restaurant • Rooster Roadhouse • Leeper Creek BBQ • Whistlestop • Catfish O'Harlies • Verona Pizza and Italian Restaurant • Down the Alley Café • Sweetwater Café and Bakery • Chili's • Raymond's BarBQ • Joe's Pasta and Pizza • Panda Express • Backstreet Alley Café • Best Donuts II • Primo's Taqueria • Fuzzy's Taco Shop • Frilly's Barbeque & Smokehouse • Main Street Café • Carniceria Las Delicias Taqueria & Bakery • Pizza Hut • IHOP • Taco Casa • Dairy Queen • Sweet Frog Decatur • Braums • X Chan Bistro • Wendy's • Starbucks • Chicken Express • Bonos • Whataburger • Taco Bell • Jack In The Box • Subway
Decatur offers up fun and relaxation.
The City of Decatur parks system includes professionally maintained little league baseball, softball and soccer fields, as well as playgrounds, picnic facilities, gazebos and a skate park. With multiple parks located throughout the city, citizens are able to visit a park without being inconvenienced. Spend the day at one of six beautiful parks within this growing city:
• Harmon Park • Hollis & Sue Jones Park • Kenny Renshaw Park • Louida "Big Mama" Willis Park • Melba Doyle Park • Wise County Veterans Park
Businesses thrive in Decatur.
Decatur, Texas is growing with new development, both commercial and residential. As people move into the area, businesses continue to develop enhancing the quality of life and community in town. The Decatur Civic Center features state of the art meeting and event facilities from individual suites to the great hall and offer complete services for any event, large or small. The Decatur Municipal Airport offers flight training, aircraft service and rental as well as 24 hour self-service fuel.
Your home at The Ranches at Big Sandy Creek will be a quick drive to Lake Bridgeport with its boundless recreational opportunities! Bridgeport is a growing community that still has its small-town appeal. You'll love exploring this wonderfully vibrant area located in beautiful Wise County, Texas.