Introduction to Forest Hill, Texas
Forest Hill, Texas is 4 miles SE of Fort Worth, Texas. It is in Tarrant county. The city is part of the Fort Worth - Arlington metro area. The population of Forest Hill is 12,949.
Forest Hill History
Forest Hill was established around 1860. Prior to adopting its present name, the city was known as Brambleton Station and Forest Hill Village. The city's first school was established around 1896. The Johnson Campbell Company and Trentman Company began building homes in the area in 1944. It was incorporated on March 16, 1946, as a village. On April 8, 1949, Forest Hill was reincorporated as a city. Forest Hill Home Rule Charter was adopted in the early 1970s.
Forest Hill and nearby Attractions
- Fort Worth Zoo
- Sid Richardson Collection of Western Art
- Fort Worth Museum of Science & History
- Log Cabin Village
- Six Flags Over Texas
- Cedar Hill State Park
Things To Do In Forest Hill
While staying in Forest Hill, you can visit American Airlines CR Smith Museum, Amon Carter Museum, Fort Worth Botanic Garden and Japanese Garden, and Kimbell Art Museum. You can enjoy the Grapevine Vintage Railroad Ride during your leisure hours. It is also worth visiting the Log Cabin Village and National Cowboys of Color Museum. The Six Flags Hurricane Harbor and Six Flags Over Texas are also nearby.
Forest Hill Transportation
You can reach Fort Worth Meacham International Airport within a few minutes.
Forest Hill Higher Education
Texas Wesleyan University and Tarrant County College are nearby.