Roanoke is a city in Denton County, Texas, United States and part of the Dallas ? Fort Worth Metroplex. The population was 5,962 at the 2010 census. A small part of the city extends into Tarrant.
The main east-west road through town, State Highway 114 Business, is named “Byron Nelson Boulevard” in honor of the golfer who resided in the community. Roanoke is home to many restaurants, as well as a hotel that bank robbers Bonnie and Clyde resided in during the 1930s.
The Northwest Regional Airport is located 2 miles (3 km) north of the city center.
The climate in this area is characterized by hot, humid summers and generally mild to cool winters. According to the K?ppen Climate Classification system, Roanoke has a humid subtropical climate, abbreviated “Cfa” on climate maps.
The City of Roanoke was incorporated in 1933, operates under a Council-Manager form of government and provides the following services: general government, police and fire protection, emergency ambulance service, road and traffic signal maintenance, water and wastewater operations, parks and recreational facilities, courts, library services, building inspection, and development services. According to the city?s 2012-2013 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report, the city?s various funds had $37.2 million in revenues, $24.2 million in expenditures, $91.9 million in total assets, $38.4 million in total liabilities, and $12.1 million in cash and investments.
The Tom Thumb Food & Pharmacy distribution center is in Roanoke. The United Supermarkets Distribution Center is also located in Roanoke. Walmart, and The Home Depot are also in the community. The Martin-Brower Distribution Center is also located in Roanoke. There are some major food chains in Roanoke such as Subway, Wendy’s, Taco Bell, Taco Bueno, Taco Casa, Sonic, Chick-fil-A, Chili’s, McDonald’s, Whataburger, Dairy Queen, Panda Express, Krispy Kreme, On the Border and Dickey’s Barbecue.
Oak Street in Roanoke is the newly redeveloped Old Town District which is the home for a number of restaurants, such as the first original Babe’s Chicken Dinner House, Twisted Root Burger Company, Tacos n’ Avocados, Hard 8 BBQ, Bayou Jack’s Cajun Grill, Jack & Grill on Oak St., Oak Street Pie & Candy Co., Susie’s Sweet Boutique, Hey Sugar Candy Store, INZO Pizza and Wine, La Familia Mexican, Craft & Vine, Fosters, Wise Guys Pizzaria, The Brew Junkie Coffee House, Mugs Cafe & Bakery, and the (4 Star) Classic Cafe. The large number of independent restaurateurs on Roanoke’s Oak Street led to the moniker “Unique Dining Capital of the Texas”.
At the intersection of Highway 377 and 114 the Roanoke Corner shopping center is home to Rise Men’s Health clinic, Businesses on Oak Street include First State Bank, The Plaid Peacock, Lucky Luke’s All In, Kiki LaCrap Boutique, Addicted Couture, Rehab Construction Management, Across the Times Home Furnishings, Haynes & Associates PC, Lori Spearman Law Office, Shepards Guide, Harold A O’neil Inc, Syncro Marketing, Affinity Title LLC, and RGA Architects founded by architect Rick Gilliland.
Roanoke provides several automotive repair shops such Gierisch Brothers Motor Co, Scotty’s Automotive Repair, Roanoke Tire & Auto, and A Bikers Garage.