Farmers Branch, Texas is the picture-perfect place to live, work and play. Farmers Branch is home to more than 4,000 companies and more than 250 corporate headquarters, including JDA Software, Occidental Chemical, iidon Security, Taco Bueno, SoftLayer Technologies, and Maxim Integrated Products.
Farmers Branch is a dynamic powerhouse business center in North Dallas, centrally located in the Metroplex. The City is bordered by two interstate highways and two toll roads, and is less than 15 minutes from both Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport and Dallas Love Field. Added to that is the Dallas Area Rapid Transit’s Light Rail Green Line that further solidifies Farmers Branch’s reputation as a premier transportation hub for North Texas.
Farmers Branch is an extraordinary community with a small-town feel and big-city convenience. The City’s safe neighborhoods, 28 parks, state-of-the-art recreational facilities and world-class businesses make Farmers Branch a great place to work or play.
With a sales tax exemption, property tax rebate and other types of incentives, Farmers Branch is making it easier than ever to relocate and call Farmers Branch home. The City prides itself on providing the opportunity for a high-quality life for employees and residents.
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TORNADO: National Weather Service confirms EF-1 tornado skipped across Farmers Branch in May
FARMERS BRANCH ~ After an on-site damage assessment, officials from the National Weather Service have confirmed the storm that hit Farmers Branch at about 2:35 a.m. May 24 included an EF-1 tornado.
The large storm cell swept across the Metroplex from south to north between about 2:30 and 3 a.m. that morning.
Farmers Branch Police reported damage across the City, from the area of Josey Lane and LBJ, across Valley View to Pepper Park where several trees were downed, to Distribution Way and Denton where railroad arms were snapped, across I-35E where several commercial businesses had blown out windows, trees uprooted and roofs either ripped off or collapsed.
No injuries were reported and no residents were known to have been displaced by the storm.