The Coppell area was settled by German and French immigrants in the 1840s. Members of the Peters Colony also settled here in the 1840s.Originally named "Gibbs Station," after Barnett Gibbs (who eventually became one of Texas’ first lieutenant governors), the town was renamed in 1892 for George Coppell, wealthy financier from England who came to the United States in the 1880s and was reportedly heavily involved with the final construction of the local railroad line. Popular belief is that he was an engineer.
Carrollton is a city in Denton, Dallas County, and Collin counties in Texas, United States. The area was first settled by Jared Ford in 1842 by William and Mary Larner on a site within the Peters Colony grant. In 1844, the A. W. Perry family claimed land in the area around Trinity Mills where, in partnership with Wade H. Witt, a mill was established.The English colony, a group of families in the northeastern area of settlement which crossed into Denton County, was home to large landowners including the Furneaux, Jackson, Morgan, and Rowe families.
Lewisville is a city in Denton County, Texas United States. It is a suburb within the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex. Old Town is the urban core of Lewisville. With structures dating back to the 1880s, Old Town Lewisville is a shopping and dining district with charm and vitality. Old Town’s beautiful historic buildings show off its architecturally rich heritage, while its historic home district is perfect for a stroll