Lake Pointe Medical Center
Rowlett is suburb of Dallas, Texas, and located in the counties of Dallas and Rockwall. The population was 56,199 as of the 2010 census, and the city sits on the shore of Lake Ray Hubbard and is considered to be a quiet, upscale bedroom community in the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex. Rowlett derives its name from Rowlett Creek, which flows into Lake Ray Hubbard and is a major tributary of the east fork of the Trinity River. The Dallas and Greenville Railway passed through the town in 1886, connecting Dallas with Greenville, Texas, and the Missouri-Kansas-Texas Railroad. The town has had a building boom since the completion of Lake Ray Hubbard in 1971--growing from 1,600 in 1973 to its 2010 Census population of 56,199.