Richardson is a suburb of Dallas, Texas. It is the third most populous city in the Dallas / Fort Worth Metroplex and was incorporated in 1959. The population of Richardson is about 100,000. Richardson has a certain amount of natural and man-made beauty to it; sloping hills, oak trees mixed with modern buildings. Richardson has a lot of shopping centers and restaurants, but what most people deem as its redeeming quality is that it’s next to the Plano border and close proximity to Richardson Canyon Creek, an environmental preserve with walking trails. The public schools in the area are top-notch, and it’s just far enough from Dallas to be considered out of the city yet close enough for people who work downtown. Richardson High School is one of the best in America. Richardson has a small-town feel despite being one of the most populous cities in Texas. Some say that Richardson is a city where people actually like each other. If you’re in a Richardson restaurant or store, it is likely that you will know the people who work there by name.
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