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Fort Worth, Texas
Ceety
City of Fort Worth
Clockwise, frae tap: Downtown Fort Worth, The Chisholm Trail Wall, Tarrant County Courthouse, West 7th Street Bridge, Bass Hall, Sundance Square
Clockwise, frae tap: Downtown Fort Worth, The Chisholm Trail Wall, Tarrant County Courthouse, West 7th Street Bridge, Bass Hall, Sundance Square

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Nickname(s): Cowtown,[1]
Motto: "Where the West begins"[1]
Location o Fort Worth in Tarrant Coonty, Texas
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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
Counties Tarrant, Denton, Parker, Wise[2]
Govrenment
 • Teep Council-Manager
 • Bouk Fort Worth City Council
 • Mayor Betsy Price
 • Ceety Manager David Cooke
 • Ceety Cooncil
Area
 • Ceety 349.2 sq mi (904.4 km2)
 • Laund 342.2 sq mi (886.3 km2)
 • Watter 7.0 sq mi (18.1 km2)
Elevation 653 ft (216 m)
Population (2014)[3]
 • Ceety 812,238 (US: 16t)
 • Density 2,181.0/sq mi (842.0/km2)
 • Metro 6,954,330 (US: 4t)
 • Demonym Fort Worthian
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
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 code 48-27000
GNIS featur ID 1380947[6]
Website fortworthtexas.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 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.[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]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 "From a cowtown to Cowtown". Retrieved October 6, 2011. 
  2. "Fort Worth Geographic Information Systems". Retrieved February 14, 2009. 
  3. "Population Estimates". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved August 10, 2015. 
  4. "Area Code Lookup (NPA NXX)". area-codes.com. Retrieved March 3, 2016. 
  5. "Area Code Lookup (NPA NXX)". area-codes.com. Retrieved March 3, 2016. 
  6. "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. October 25, 2007. Retrieved January 31, 2008. 
  7. McCann, Ian (2008-07-10). "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 2009-08-02. 

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