City of Duncanville

Quality Location

Spurred by an enduring entrepreneurial spirit, diverse economy and commitment to quality of life, Duncanville has emerged as a “City of Champions” for more than 38,000 people who call it home.

Duncanville encompasses the best of a small town with all the assets of a major metropolitan area. Situated just minutes from downtown Dallas and 20 minutes from Fort Worth, Duncanville provides you with the perfect touch of seclusion yet instant access to quality DFW businesses and attractions at the same time.


The Duncanville Independent School District is home to approximately 60,000 residents within a 28.7-square-mile area and serves the entire City of Duncanville and portions of Dallas, Cedar Hill and DeSoto. The district currently educates approximately 12,500 students throughout its 18 campuses.

World’s Largest Volunteer-Built Playground

Whether you’re looking to spend the day at one of our 16 parks, including Kidsville (the world’s largest volunteer-built playground); shopping at quaint stores along Main Street; hitting the ice rink at the Drive Pepper StarCenter; grabbing a delicious meal at Pappadeaux; or looking for a weekend getaway, Duncanville has a lot to offer.


Duncanville has a place for you to stay and enjoy the best of Texas. In Duncanville, you’ll find quality hotels such as Hilton Garden Inn, Best Western Duncanville Inn and Suites, Holiday Inn Express, and more.


Duncanville is already considered the perfect blend for family, community and business and is recently celebrating its designation as a Certified Retirement Community – making it one of the first few cities to receive such recognition. Now, we are eager to show everyone that we are the perfect blend for retirement as well.

Without a doubt, Duncanville has many attributes that are important to retirees – such as excellent services, a quality infrastructure, positive growth, a hospitable community, housing values and opportunities for civic involvement.