Highland Park is a town in Dallas County. Addresses in Highland Park may use either “Dallas,Texas” or “Highland Park,Texas.” In the Dallas area, Highland Park has earned a reputation for having some of the most expensive property prices. Known for its quality housing, the town still has many parks running along Turtle Creek and is home to the Dallas Country Club.
Most of the city is served by the Highland Park Independent School District. A portion of Highland Park is zoned to Dallas Independent School District. In terms of formal education, Highland Park is Texas’ second best educated city, after its neighbor University Park.
University Park is a city in Dallas County. Addresses in University Park may use either “Dallas,Texas” or “University Park, Texas”. University Park is served by the Highland Park Independent School District. Southern Methodist University is located in the city of University Park.
Highland Park and University Park are collectively referred to as the Park Cities.