Introduction to Haltom City, Texas
Haltom City, Texas, in Tarrant county, is 3 miles SW of North Richland Hills, Texas (center to center) and 5 miles NE of Fort Worth, Texas. The city benefits from easy access to the nearby cities and towns with which it shares the Fort Worth - Arlington metropolitan area. Haltom City contains a population of approximately 39,018.
Haltom City History
Haltom City was officially incorporated in July, 1949. It extended its boundaries by gradually attaching to Garden of Eden, Oak Knoll, East Ridge, and Meadow Oaks over the following years. In 1955, it annexed unincorporated areas of Birdville. In October 1955, the city voted for a Home Rule Charter that would have a mayor, city manager, and council form of government.
Haltom City and nearby Attractions
- Sid Richardson Collection of Western Art
- Texas Cowboy Hall of Fame
- Fort Worth Museum of Science and History
- Fort Worth Zoo
- Gateway Park
- Diamond Oaks Country Club
Things To Do In Haltom City
Halton City has eight parks. The amenities offered at these parks include playground equipment, picnic spots, sports fields, walking trails, and much more. The Recreation Center has facilities for basketball, billiards, and football. In addition, there are gyms and a well equipped fitness room that has treadmills, bikes, ellipticals, Tuff Stuff weight machines, and Precor cardio equipment. The Recreation Center also offers a variety of classes and organizes many special events throughout the year.
Haltom City Transportation
Fort Worth Meacham International Airport is nearby.
Haltom City Higher Education
Texas Christian University, Tarrant County College, and Texas Wesleyan University offer courses for higher studies.