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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    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.
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