Fort Worth, Texas

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Fort Worth is the seiventeent-lairgest ceety in the Unitit States o Americae an the fift-lairgest ceety athin the state o Texas.[1] Locatit in North Texas an the wastren edge o the American Sooth, the ceety is a cultural gateway intae the American Wast an covers nearly 300 square miles (780 km2) in Tarrant, Parker, Denton, an Wise coonties, servin as the seat for Tarrant Coonty. Accordin tae the 2010 census estimates, Fort Worth haed a population o 727,575.[2][3] It haes been estimatit that bi 2030 it will hae 1,211,665 residents. The ceety is the seicont-lairgest cultural an economic center o the Dallas–Fort Worth–Arlington region.

The ceety wis established in 1849 as an Airmy ootpost on a bluff owerleukin the Trinity River. The day Fort Worth still embraces its Wastren heritage an traditional airchitectur an design.[4]

Sister ceeties[eedit | eedit soorce]

Fort Worth is a pairt o the Sister Cities International program an maintains cultural an economic exchynge programs wi its aicht sister ceeties.[5]

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  1. McCann, Ian (2008-07-10). "McKinney falls to third in rank of fastest-growing cities in U.S.". The Dallas Morning News. 
  2. "2009 Population Estimates". North Central Texas Council of Governments. 2009-04. Retrieved 2009-05-08. 
  3. http://www.census.gov/popest/cities/tables/SUB-EST2008-01.csv
  4. "Fort Worth, from uTexas.com". Retrieved 30 December 2008. 
  5. Mae Ferguson, Executive Director Fort Worth Sister Cities International. "The Programs and Exchanges of Fort Worth Sister Cities". Retrieved 2009-08-02. 

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