Fort Worth, Texas

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Fort Worth, Texas
City of Fort Worth
Eik-name(s): 
Cowtown,[2]
Motto(s): 
"Where the West begins"[2]
Location o Fort Worth in Tarrant Coonty, Texas
Location o Fort Worth in Tarrant Coonty, Texas
Map o USA
Map o USA
Fort Worth
Location in the Unitit States
Coordinates: 32°45′26.49″N 97°19′59.45″W / 32.7573583°N 97.3331806°W / 32.7573583; -97.3331806Coordinates: 32°45′26.49″N 97°19′59.45″W / 32.7573583°N 97.3331806°W / 32.7573583; -97.3331806
Kintra Unitit States o Americae
State Texas
CountiesTarrant, Denton, Parker, Wise[1]
Govrenment
 • TeepCouncil-Manager
 • BodiFort Worth City Council
 • MayorBetsy Price
 • Ceety ManagerDavid Cooke
 • Ceety Cooncil
Area
 • Ceety904.4 km2 (349.2 sq mi)
 • Laund886.3 km2 (342.2 sq mi)
 • Water18.1 km2 (7.0 sq mi)
Elevation
216 m (653 ft)
Population
 • Ceety812,238 (US: 16t)
 • Density842.0/km2 (2181.0/sq mi)
 • Metro
6,954,330 (US: 4t)
 • Demonym
Fort Worthian
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP Codes
76008, 76028, 76036, 76101-76124, 76126-76127, 76130-76137, 76140, 76147-76148, 76150, 76155, 76161-76164, 76166, 76177, 76179, 76180-76182, 76185, 76191-76193, 76195-76199, 76244, 76247, 76262, 76129 (exclusive to TCU)
Area code(s)214, 972,[4][5] 682, 817
FIPS code48-27000
GNIS featur ID1380947[6]
Websitefortworthtexas.gov

Fort Worth is the saxteent-lairgest ceety in the Unitit States o Americae an the fift-lairgest ceety athin the state o Texas.[7] 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.[8][9] It haes been estimatit that bi 2030 it will hae 1,211,665 residents. The ceety is the seicont-lairgest cultural an economic centre 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.[10]

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.[11]

Notes[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Fort Worth Geographic Information Systems". Retrieved 14 Februar 2009.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "From a cowtown to Cowtown". Retrieved 6 October 2011.
  3. "Population Estimates". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 10 August 2015.
  4. "Area Code Lookup (NPA NXX)". area-codes.com. Retrieved 3 Mairch 2016.
  5. "Area Code Lookup (NPA NXX)". area-codes.com. Retrieved 3 Mairch 2016.
  6. "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 25 October 2007. Retrieved 31 Januar 2008.
  7. McCann, Ian (10 Julie 2008). "McKinney falls to third in rank of fastest-growing cities in U.S." The Dallas Morning News.
  8. "2009 Population Estimates" (PDF). North Central Texas Council of Governments. 2009-04. Retrieved 2009-05-08. Check date values in: |date= (help)
  9. http://www.census.gov/popest/cities/tables/SUB-EST2008-01.csv
  10. "Fort Worth, from uTexas.com". Retrieved 30 December 2008.
  11. Mae Ferguson, Executive Director Fort Worth Sister Cities International. "The Programs and Exchanges of Fort Worth Sister Cities" (PDF). Retrieved 2 August 2009.

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