Little Elm (Texas)

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Coordinates 33°9′50″N 96°55′49″W
Country United States
State Texas
County Denton
Elevation 545 ft (166 m)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
ZIP code 75068
Area code(s) 214, 469, 945, 972
FIPS code 48-43012
GNIS feature ID 1340088
Government (Type) Council-Manager
Government (Town Council) MayorCurtis Cornelious Tony Singh Neil Blais Lisa Norman Jamell Johnson Michael McClellan Jeremy Lukas
Government (Town Manager) Matt Mueller
Government (Total) 22.09 sq mi (57.22 km2)
Government (Land) 17.99 sq mi (46.60 km2)
Government (Water) 4.10 sq mi (10.62 km2)
Area (Total) 22.09 sq mi (57.22 km2)
Area (Land) 17.99 sq mi (46.60 km2)
Area (Water) 4.10 sq mi (10.62 km2)
Population (2020) (Total) 46,453
Population (2020) (Density) 2,102.89/sq mi (811.83/km2)

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Little Elm is a town in Denton County, Texas, United States, and a part of the Dallas–Fort Worth metroplex. It is an extended suburb of Denton; its population was 3,646 at the 2000 census. By the 2010 census, the city total had jumped to 25,898, making Little Elm one of the fastest-growing municipalities by percentage in Texas since 2000. As of the 2020 Census, the population of Little Elm was 46,453. Little Elm was established along Lewisville Lake by C.C. "Kit" King, son of John and Delilah King, in 1844. King named the community after the creek banks where it was located. King helped organize mail service for the area and in 1852 was named the postmaster of Denton County's first post office. The population was very low throughout the first half of the 20th century but in 1966 was able to officially incorporate. The first official census for the town came in 1970 which recorded 363 persons.