Roanoke is a city in Denton County, Texas, United States and part of the Dallas – Fort Worth Metroplex. The main east-west road through town, State Highway 114 Business, is named “Byron Nelson Boulevard” in honor of the golfer who resided in the community. Roanoke is home to many restaurants, as well as a hotel that bank robbers Bonnie and Clyde resided in during the 1930s.
The Tom Thumb Food & Pharmacy distribution center is in Roanoke. The United Supermarkets Distribution Center is also located in Roanoke. Walmart, Minyard Sun Fresh Market, and The Home Depot are also in the community.The Martin-Brower Distribution Center is also located in Roanoke. Oak Street in Roanoke is the newly redeveloped Old Town District which is the home for a number of restaurants, such as Babe’s Chicken Dinner House, Twisted Root Burger Company, Tacos n’ Avocados, Hard 8 BBQ, Bayou Jack’s Cajun Grill, Jack & Grill on Oak St., Oak Street Pie & Candy Co., Susie’s Sweet Boutique, Hey Sugar Candy Store, INZO Pizza and Wine. The large number of independent restaurateurs on Roanoke’s Oak Street led to the moniker “Unique Dining Capital of the Texas”.
Roanoke is served by the noted Northwest Independent School District.