Terrell developed as a railroad town, beginning in 1873 with construction here of the Texas and Pacific Railroad line. The town was named for Robert A. Terrell, a pioneer European-American settler whose farm lay on its western edge.
Terrell, a city rich in history, actively steps into the future with vigorous development and an innovative attitude. Our friendly people, sound economy, and comfortable lifestyle make Terrell a great place to live and work. Terrell has affordable Housing, Historical Houses, Houses with acreage and an easy commute to Downtown Dallas.