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Welcome to Fort Worth ...

The city of Fort Worth is primarily located in Tarrant County<1> and is the County Seat for Tarrant County. A portion of Fort Worth extends into Denton County.

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 2018, Fort Worth has a population of 895,008 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>

Websites for Fort Worth ...

Official Website:   www.fortworthgov.org/

Chamber of Commerce:   www.fortworthchamber.com/

Junior League:   www.juniorleaguefw.org/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Fort Worth had an population of 895,008 people. This is an increase of 20.75% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 67.39% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Fort Worth had a population of 741,206 people (which is 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 (with a count of 534,694 people).

More information can be found on the Census 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.

Communities near Fort Worth ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Fort Worth.

  • Arlington [Tarrant County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Arlington have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Arlington
    • Arlington [Tarrant County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<8> to the east of Fort Worth
    • Estimated population for 2018: 398,112 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Arlington
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Arlington
  • Grand Prairie [Dallas County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Grand Prairie have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Grand Prairie
    • Grand Prairie [Dallas County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<8> to the east of Fort Worth
    • Estimated population for 2018: 194,614 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Grand Prairie
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Grand Prairie
  • Mansfield [Tarrant County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mansfield
    • Mansfield [Tarrant County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<8> to the southeast of Fort Worth
    • Estimated population for 2018: 70,981 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mansfield
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mansfield
  • North Richland Hills [Tarrant County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for North Richland Hills have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for North Richland Hills
    • North Richland Hills [Tarrant County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<8> to the northeast of Fort Worth
    • Estimated population for 2018: 70,836 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on North Richland Hills
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for North Richland Hills
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Euless [Tarrant County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Euless
      • Euless [Tarrant County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<8> to the east of Fort Worth
      • Estimated population for 2018: 57,346 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Euless
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Euless
    • Grapevine [Tarrant County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Grapevine
      • Grapevine [Tarrant County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<8> to the northeast of Fort Worth
      • Estimated population for 2018: 53,976 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Grapevine
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Grapevine
    • Bedford [Tarrant County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bedford have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bedford
      • Bedford [Tarrant County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<8> to the northeast of Fort Worth
      • Estimated population for 2018: 49,464 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bedford
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bedford
    • Keller [Tarrant County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Keller have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Keller
      • Keller [Tarrant County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<8> to the northeast of Fort Worth
      • Estimated population for 2018: 47,350 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Keller
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Keller
    • Burleson [Johnson County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Burleson have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Burleson
      • Burleson [Johnson County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<8> to the south of Fort Worth
      • Estimated population for 2018: 47,282 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Burleson
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Burleson
    • Hurst [Tarrant County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hurst have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hurst
      • Hurst [Tarrant County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<8> to the northeast of Fort Worth
      • Estimated population for 2018: 38,992 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hurst
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hurst

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Fort Worth. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Fort Worth.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Fort Worth. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Fort Worth.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Fort Worth. Our list includes 129 papers. See our Newspapers Page 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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Off-the-Road Links ...

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/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Texas' counties, including Tarrant, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>A demonym is the name for a resident of a community which is usually derived from (or is related to) the name of that community. In other words, it's how the residents of Fort Worth refer to themselves. It's important to note that there aren't any rules for taking a city's name and turning it into a demonym. A demonym is informal and while the majority of Fort Worth may use one name, keep in mind that others may use something different.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Fort Worth.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Fort Worth - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Area code (682) is an overlay for area code (817).
<6>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Fort Worth). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Fort Worth or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

Our list of ZIP Codes for Fort Worth includes: 76101, 76102, 76103, 76104, 76105, 76106, 76107, 76108, 76109, 76110, 76111, 76112, 76113, 76114, 76115, 76118, 76119, 76120, 76121, 76122, 76123, 76126, 76129, 76130, 76131, 76132, 76133, 76134, 76135, 76136, 76140, 76147, 76150, 76155, 76161, 76162, 76163, 76177, 76178, 76181, 76185, 76191, 76192, 76195, 76196, 76197, 76198 & 76199.
<7>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<8>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Fort Worth) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Fort Worth. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Fort Worth

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Fort Worth. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.7539, Longitude: -97.3308    






















 

 

 

 

 


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