Introduction to Everman, Texas
Everman, Texas is 6 miles S of Fort Worth, Texas. It is located in Tarrant county and has a population of 5,836.
The Kiowa-Apache and Wichita tribes lived in this region till the Anglo-Americans arrived in the 1850s. The International-Great Northern Railroad Company built railroads through the region in 1904. The area was named after John W. Everman, a railroad engineer. A post office was established in 1905. The proximity of Baron Field fueled the local economy. The region's population increased when the construction of the Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport began in the 1950s. A council-manager structure of city government was adopted in 1986.
Everman and Nearby Attractions
- Kimbell Art Museum
- Dallas Zoo
- Southfork Ranch
- Fort Worth Botanical Garden
- Cedar Hill State Park
Things To Do In Everman
Specimens of American art from the 19th and 20th century are exhibited at the nearby Amon Carter Museum. The Little Chapel-in-the-Woods, which is located close to Everman, was designed by O'Neil Ford and hosts weddings on the weekends. The burial site of Davy Crockett's second wife, Elizabeth Crockett, is also accessible from the city. Dinosaur tracks are a special feature of the Dinosaur Valley State Park on the Paluxy River located near Everman. This park also offers opportunities for hiking, biking, horseback riding, camping, and picnicking.
Flights can be taken from the Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport.
Everman Higher Education
Texas Wesleyan University, Texas Christian University, and North Lake College are close to Everman.