Heath’s population of 7,400 is spread out over about 10 square miles on the eastern shores of Lake Ray Hubbard. Residents can enjoy all the activities that the lake has to offer and world class sailing at Rush Creek Yacht Club. Towne Center Park, offers sports fields and facilities including boat ramps, a picnic pavilion and walking path at the 7 acre waterfront at Terry Park. Buffalo Creek Golf Club offers championship golf. All this, with spectacular views of the Dallas skyline and easy access to the business, cultural and entertainment amenities of the Metroplex, make Heath a place that its residents love to call home. Community events including Heath’s Holiday in the Park Celebration and Tree Lighting Ceremony, the Independence Day Parade and an annual Heart of Heath 5K Run/Walk also add to Heath’s quality of life.
The City’s commitment to prudent, low density residential growth strategies has led to soaring property values while Heath’s tax rate and crime rate remain among the lowest anywhere in Texas. Heath also benefits from superior public schools anchored by the new Heath High School as well as an award-winning middle school and two outstanding elementary schools. Heath is also experiencing corresponding upscale commercial, retail and professional development including the Baylor Medical Center at Heath and a growing campus of medical services.