Introduction to Benbrook, Texas
Benbrook, Texas, in Tarrant county, is 8 miles SW of Fort Worth, Texas. Part of the surrounding Fort Worth- Arlington metro area, Benbrook is home to some 20,208 residents.
Benbrook was initially inhabited by local Native Americans. The early European settlers came to the region as a part of Peters' Colony in the 1850s. Benbrook is one of the oldest communities in Tarrant County. It is also one of the youngest incorporated cities. The first post office of Benbrook was established in 1880, and it was finally incorporated in 1947.
Benbrook and nearby Attractions
- Lake Benbrook
- Par 3 Lighted Golf Course
- Ridglea Theater
- Western Hills Park
- Warren's Art Studio
- Carter Nelson Fine Art
Things To Do In Benbrook
Golers can enjoy a round of golf at the Whitestone Golf Club or Benbrook Par 3. The city also has several parks that offer facilities for a variety of recreational activities. The city also boasts of a vibrant nightlife.
Fort Worth Meacham International is the nearest major airport.
Benbrook Higher Education
Higher education in the city is provided by Tarrant County College and Texas Christian University.