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Fort Worth, Texas
Welcome to Fort Worth ...
The location of Fort Worth has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>
When the people of Fort Worth refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Forth Worthian<2>
A typical abbreviation for Fort Worth: Ft. Worth
From the Census Estimates for 2017, Fort Worth has a population of 874,168 people<3> (see below for details).
Fort Worth was established in 1849.
The community of Fort Worth is 490 feet [149 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Fort Worth lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Area codes for Fort Worth: (817) & (682)<5>
The ZIP codes for Fort Worth: 76101-76116, 76118-76124, 76126-76127, 76129-76137, 76140, 76147-76148, 76150, 76155, 76161-76164, 76177-76179, 76181, 76185, 76191-76193, 76195-76199<6>
Population Details ...
At the time of the 2010 Census, Fort Worth had a population of 741,206 people (or 40.97% of the total population of Tarrant County). This makes Fort Worth the county's most populous community.
The population of Fort Worth represents 2.95% of the population of Texas (which has 25,145,561 people), making it the state's 5th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 741,206 people, the population of Fort Worth increased 38.62% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 534,694 people).
Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Fort Worth had an population of 874,168 people. This is an increase of 17.94% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 63.49% since the 2000 Census).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Fort Worth.
Communities near Fort Worth ...
A sample of nearby communities can be found below.
Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Fort Worth and not the distance if you are driving.<7>.
To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Fort Worth.
Communities Also Named Fort Worth ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Fort Worth - they are located in Alabama and Virginia.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Fort Worth.
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Websites for Fort Worth ...
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Fort Worth ...
Looking for more information about Fort Worth? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.
In addition to the Tourism page for Fort Worth, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Fort Worth.
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The official website for Fort Worth: www.fortworthgov.org/
The official website for Tarrant County: www.tarrantcounty.com/
The official website for State of Texas: https://texas.gov/
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This page was last modified: 04 Jan 2019