The following account of the History of Balch Springs has been graciously provided to the City of Balch Springs by Marilyn Kosanke, Historian.

Cedar Hill is one of the oldest organized communities in Dallas County and was at one time designated as the temporary county seat.

DeSoto’s estimated population of nearly 53,000 is a vibrant group representing a variety of ages, backgrounds and cultures

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.

The City of Glenn Heights is a small bedroom community located about 20 miles south of Dallas.

To appreciate and understand the spirit of Lancaster, one must only visit the city’s 156-year-old Historic Town Square.