Introduction to Burleson, Texas
Burleson, Texas is 12 miles S of Fort Worth, Texas. It is in Johnson county. The city is part of the Fort Worth- Arlington metro area. The population of Burleson is 20,976.
Burleson was founded in 1881 and incorporated as a town in 1912. The community was named Burleson in the honor of Dr. Rufus C. Burleson, the President of Baylor University. It was reincorporated as a city in 1938. Burleson adopted a Home Rule Charter as a council-manager form of government in 1969.
Burleson and nearby Attractions
- Burleson Stadium
- Bartlett Park
- Elk Stadium
- Chisenhall Park
- Alsbury Baptist Church
- Boulevard Baptist Church
Things To Do In Burleson
Golfers can enjoy a game of golf at the Southern Oaks Golf Club, which is located in the city. Burleson is also home to several well maintained parks.
Fort Worth Meacham International is the nearest major airport.
Burleson Higher Education
Higher education in the city is provided by Texas Wesleyan University and Tarrant County College.