Roanoke is a city in Denton County, Texas, United States and part of the Dallas – Fort Worth Metroplex. The population is currently 7,900.
The main east-west road through town, State Highway 114 Business, is named "Byron Nelson Boulevard" in honor of the legendary golfer who resided in the community. Roanoke is home to many resturaunts including Babes Chicken, located all on Oak Street, which is also home to the hotel that the famous bank robbers (Bonnie and Clyde) resided in during the 19th century.
The Northwest Regional Airport is located 2 miles north of the city center.