Sachse is a city in Collin and Dallas counties in the U.S. state of Texas. It is a northeastern suburb of Dallas. As of the 2010 census, the city population was 20,329.
Northeast of Dallas, Sachse is approximately 1 mile (1.6 km) north of the President George Bush Turnpike (Texas State Highway 190) and Firewheel Town Center.
Sachse was founded by William Sachse, a Prussian immigrant, in 1845. Purchasing 640 acres (2.6 km2) from Collin County, Sachse erected the first cotton mills and gins in the county. There is currently a major historical revivalist movement, intending to restore several old buildings as well as create a local history museum.
Location in Dallas County and the state of Texas
|Coordinates: 32°58′35″N 96°35′10″W|
Sachse is located at (32.976433, -96.586138).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 25.6 square kilometers (9.9 sq mi). 25.2 km2 (9.7 sq mi) of it is land and 0.4 km2 (0.2 sq mi) of it (1.62%) is water.
Sachse residents who live in Dallas County are zoned to schools in Garland Independent School District. Sachse residents who live in Collin County are zoned to school in Wylie Independent School District.
Armstrong Elementary School, Sewell Elementary School, Hudson Middle School, and Sachse High School are the schools within the Sachse city limits that serve the GISD portion. Garland ISD has a "choice-of-school" system that allows any student in the district to attend any school.
Residents and visitors of the City of Sachse are served by 18 paid professional Firefighter/Paramedics and a handful part-time Firefighter/Paramedics. The Sachse Fire Department has two fire stations. Fire Station No. 1 has 5 members and is located at 5805 Bryan Street, Sachse, TX 75048 and Fire Station No. 2 has 2 sometimes 3 members and is located at 3812 Ranch Road, Sachse, TX 75048. The Sachse Fire Departments operates a single Fire Engine company out of Fire Station No. 1. Each Fire Station has a Mobile Intensive Care Unit staffed by two Firefighter/Paramedics.
In 2014, the Sachse Fire Department responded to 1,455 emergency calls.