Tarrant County

Tarrant County, Texas

100 W Weatherford St
Fort Worth, TX 76196
Phone: (817) 884-1195
Fax: (817) 884-3295

In north-central TX, west of Dallas; organized Dec 20, 1849 from Navarro County. Name Origin: For Gen. Edward H. Tarrant (1796-1858), TX Ranger, legislator, and delegate to the TX Constitutional Convention (1845)

Area (sq mi):: 897.48 (land 863.42; water 34.06) Population per square mile: 1876.80
Population 2005: 1,620,479 State rank: 3 Population change: 2000-20005 12.00%; 1990-2000 23.60% Population 2000: 1,446,219 (White 61.90%; Black or African American 12.80%; Hispanic or Latino 19.70%; Asian 3.60%; Other 12.40%). Foreign born: 12.70%. Median age: 32.30
Income 2000: per capita $22,548; median household $46,179; Population below poverty level: 10.60% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $30,299-$31,054
Unemployment (2004): 5.70% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.50% Median travel time to work: 25.80 minutes Working outside county of residence: 24.00%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Fort Worth County seat (603,337)
  • Arlington (359,467)
  • North Richland Hills (60,483)
  • Euless (50,575)
  • Bedford (48,417)
  • Grapevine (47,265)
  • Haltom City (40,132)
  • Hurst (37,893)
  • Keller (34,915)
  • Mansfield (34,735)
  • Southlake (24,490)
  • Watauga (23,649)
  • Colleyville (21,720)
  • Benbrook (21,646)
  • Saginaw (16,874)
  • White Settlement (15,652)
  • Forest Hill (13,275)
  • Azle (10,301)

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    MHMR of Tarrant County invites interested and qualified companies herein after referred to as Contractors , Providers or Vendors to submit Proposals for Microsoft ADS and Exchange Services in response to this solicitation.
    In 2012, six plaintiffs from Tarrant County sued the local district court clerk for charging them court fees even after they filed affidavits of their indigent status - also known as "pauper petitions" - when they filed for divorce.
    Chris Turner and Fort Worth Mayor Betsy Price joined Tarrant County College's (Texas) four chancellors and members of the community in celebrating 50 years since TCC's inception in 1965 as Tarrant County Junior College.
    Funding will also support training and technical assistance for an estimated 100 professionals in Tarrant County.
    Strong has impressive credentials including membership in the Tarrant County Bar Association, Tarrant County Probate Bar and Fort Worth Tarrant County Young Lawyers Associations.
    Involving some of the county's younger residents in spreading the National Public Health Week message, Tarrant County Public Health in Fort Worth, Texas, held its 10th annual poster contest for children in first through eighth grade.
    Tarrant County is an urban county located in the north central part of Texas; Fort Worth serves as the county seat.
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    Illustrated with occasional historic photographs ranging from the Tarrant County Courthouse under construction in 1895, to the Fort Worth Medical College opening in 1893, to Meacham Field in 1937, and the Light Crust Doughboys Western swing band in the 1940s, Fort Worth is a descriptive history of an amazing Texas community and its people from it's days as a military outpost on the banks of the Trinity, to it evolution into the Dallas/Forth Worth Metroplex.
    The once-powerful Religious Right political outfit is being sued in Tarrant County, Texas, by an Oklahoma direct-mail firm that alleges that the Coalition owes it $87,000.
    According to the Star-Telegram, Corporate Personnel Services & Temps has filed suit in Tarrant County alleging that Resource Waste Services failed to reimburse the personnel company for roughly $140,000 in wages.
    THR was formed in 1997 and is comprised of hospitals and other health services, including Harris Methodist hospitals in and near Tarrant County, Arlington Memorial Hospital in Arlington and Presbyterian Healthcare hospitals in Dallas, Collin and other counties in North Texas.