West Tawakoni is situated in Hunt County, Texas. The development in the area started in the 1960s after the completion of Lake Tawakoni. This friendly lakeside community caters to several lake visitors with its various fishing and boating establishments. West Tawakoni was incorporated in the year 1967 and was named so because it rests on the west side of the lake’s causeway. West Tawakoni is served by the Quinlan Independent School District.