Located in beautiful east Texas, Tyler is the perfect choice for your next vacation or your new move. From the world famous Tyler Rose Garden and Azalea-coated neighborhoods to championship golf courses, antique districts and nationally registered museums and historic districts, Tyler offers a uniquely stress free getaway. Located 90 miles east of Dallas on Interstate Highway 20, Tyler lies within a short distance of several lakes and surrounding woodlands. Tyler has a variety of museums, historic homes, a nationally recognized zoo and symphony. The city has 26 parks, 22 area sporting lakes, 66 tennis courts, 26 baseball fields, 15 soccer fields, and 9 golf courses. There are more than 250 restaurants, 2,200 hotel rooms and countless shops and antiques for the serious shopper.
Named after President John Tyler, the city had a population of 96,900 in 2010, according to the United States Census Bureau. Tyler is the principal city of the Tyler Metropolitan Statistical Area, with a population of 209,714 in 2010, and the regional center of the Tyler-Jacksonville combined statistical area, with a population of 260,559 in 2010.