Located in Denton County , approximately 22 miles northwest of downtown Dallas and 10 miles north of Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport, Flower Mound is one of the fastest-growing towns in the nation. The many lakes in the area make water recreation a way of life. The Lake Grapevine and Lake Lewisville areas are blessed with wooded hills, panoramic views and an abundance of creeks and shorelines, offering exceptional recreational and leisure activities. Flower Mo und has been consistently named in the Top 10 Best Suburbs list by D Magazine . Citing proximity to the airport, an abundance of independent shops and restaurants, an active citizenry and pending retail development, the publication noted that Flower Mound is evolving commercially, while still holding on to its roots and history. Flower Mound was recently named the sixth-best place to move to in the nation -- and No. 1 in Texas -- by Forbes magazine in its America 's 25 Best Places to Move list.