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DYK Northstar: Home to People In The Know

August 31, 2023
Posted In: Life at Northstar

People “in the know” are building their dream homes at Northstar, a luxurious master-planned community located just outside of Fort Worth. Did you know the Northstar community has so much to offer? For example…


Northstar offers an impressive array of upscale amenities to homeowners. These include privacy spots, greenspace landscaping, and a splash pad for the kids – and that only scratches the surface. 

Smart people want to hear more specific details – so let’s break it down further. 

Did you know…

  • families can take advantage of 2.5 miles of community trails for biking and walking?
  • there’s a regulation soccer field, as well as multiple pools and playgrounds?
  • the community has event space available and an indoor game room?
  • Northstar has an on-site Lifestyle director to manage “healthy living programs?”

Now that all the boxes are checked when it comes to upscale amenities, let’s talk about the houses themselves.


With over 70 styles to choose from, Northstar home builders accommodate families by designing homes that express their individual styles and unique living spaces.


Did you know…

  • our team of construction professionals is considered some of the premier home builders in the Southwest? Northstar’s stellar line-up includes:


D.R Horton
HistoryMaker Homes
Riverside Homebuilders


People in the know already know that Northstar is located just north and west of Fort Worth. What people might not know is just how much there is to do there!

More information, please? Happy to oblige.

Did you know…

  • The Kimbell Art Center is not only home to great masterpieces by world-class artists like Rembrandt and Picasso, it also sponsors music, films, and lectures? The kids are invited to participate, too. Sign up for the Drop-In Studio or join a First Thursday Sketching Tour.
  • the Texas Civil War Museum holds the biggest private Civil War collection west of the Mississippi?
  • there are three museums showcasing Fort Worth’s cattle industry heritage -The National Cowgirl Museum and Hall of Fame, Texas Cowboy Hall of Fame, and the Cattle Raisers Museum. 
  • the Fort Worth Herd, part of the Fort Worth Stockyards, holds a twice daily cattle drive -11:30am and 4pm? Cowhands drive a herd of Texas longhorns down Exchange Avenue.
  • the Fort Worth Zoo is recognized as one of the best zoos in the country? It has over 500 species of animals and features the World of Primates, Asian Falls, and Raptor Canyon. 


Northstar is in the Northwest Independent School District, a stand-out in the region. In fact, NISD is ranked the fastest-growing school district in the greater DFW area. 

It’s time for a test question. Take an educated guess!

Did you know…

  • they just built a brand-new elementary school in Northstar? The Molly Livengood Carter Elementary School plans to open for 2023-2024 school year.
  • that greater student enrollment leads to advantages like greater funding for the school district, a more diverse student body, more extracurricular activities and clubs, and more student resources?


The history of Forth Worth was written along the Chisolm Trail, on the Texas & Pacific Railway, and in the Fort Worth Stockyards. That’s just the beginning. Did you know that Fort Worth calls itself “the place where the West begins?” The city of Fort Worth prioritizes the preservation of its Western heritage and traditions. 

Northstar is nestled in an area that’s rich in history. Are you a history buff?  Inquiring minds want to know!

Did you know…

  • Fort Worth was established in 1849 and is named after Gen. William James Worth, a hero of the Mexican-American War?
  • the Log Cabin Museum in Forth Worth is a living history monument that preserved cabins originally built in the 1800s? In fact, the van Zandt Cottage belonged to K.M. van Zandt, who was responsible for assisting in the annexation of Texas into the United States.
  • infamous bank robbers, Bonnie and Clyde hid out at the historic Stockyard Hotel? Now it’s one of Fort Worth’s most haunted places.

Fun Facts

Football and baseball fans are in luck! Did you know the Dallas Cowboys and the Texas Rangers games are played in Arlington – only 14 miles from Fort Worth. That’s news you can use! Here are a few more in case you go to trivia night next week. 

Did you know…

  • 60% of paper money printed in the United States is printed in the Bureau of Engraving & Printing in Fort Worth.
  • Fort Worth’s nickname is “Cow Town” because of its long association with the cattle industry.
  • The Fort Worth Southwestern Exposition and Livestock Show is the longest-running rodeo in the country.

DYK: Northstar

Just to the North in the night sky, there’s a bright star known as Polaris or the North Star. It’s called that because it always stays fixed while other stars rotate around it. Travelers have always used the North Star as their guide. You can too! 

Find the North Star and you will find your way home. 

Did you know…

  • You will find your way to a home of your own by visiting the Northstar master-planned community. Call today to set up an appointment.