From its beginnings over 150 years ago, Pilot Point has been a unique community strategically located in the gentle rolling hills north of Dallas, Texas.
Rich in history, Pilot Point is the oldest settlement in Denton County and is a Texas Main Street City, on the National Register of Historic Places and a recognized Scenic City.
Pilot Point Schools are among the best in the area, with the School District being TEA Recognized. The district's athletic teams are among the best, too: The Pilot Point Bearcats Softball Team won the 2015 Class 3A Division Regional Semi Finals and the Pilot Point Bearcats Football Team won the 2009 Class 2A Division State Championship.
Pilot Point is located in an outcrop of rich sandy soil that provides perfect conditions for breeding and training performance horses. Our area of Texas is home to over 25,000 horses and 300 ranches, serving an extremely diverse mixture of breeds and horse disciplines, from Reining to Eventing to Trail Riding and everything in between. Many of the area's ranches can be visited through the North Texas Horse Country Tour.
Countless recreational activities are available at 30,000 acre Ray Roberts Lake State Park, including Jordan Branch Park, located on the west side of town; the 1400-acre Isle du Bois State Park; and the Ray Roberts Greenbelt, a 20 mile multi-use trail system from Lake Ray Roberts to Lake Lewisville. Ray Roberts Lake State Park sees 750,000 annual visitors.
Pilot Point is located minutes from the county seat of Denton, home to the University of North Texas and Texas Woman's University. Also located nearby are several of the nation's top colleges and universities, as well as a wide variety of hospitals and medical facilities. Pilot Point’s location also provides quick access for all the major shopping in the DFW area.