Introduction to Hurst, Texas
Hurst, Texas, in Tarrant county, is 3 miles E of North Richland Hills, Texas (center to center) and 7 miles NW of Arlington, Texas. The city benefits from easy access to the nearby cities and towns with which it shares the Fort Worth - Arlington metropolitan area. Hurst contains a population of approximately 36,273.
The area presently known as Hurst was founded by, and named after, William Letchworth Hurst. The Rock Island Railroad first entered the city in 1903. It is one of the Mid-Cities that lie between Fort Worth and Dallas.
Hurst and nearby Attractions
- NRH20 Waterpark
- Arlington Museum of Art
- Six Flags Over Texas
- Fort Worth Zoo
- Cedar Hill State Park
- Dallas World Aquarium
Things To Do In Hurst
While staying in Hurst, you can spend your leisure hours at Chisholm Park, Wells Park, Bellaire Park, Hurst Hills Park, Echo-Hills Park, Mayfair Park, Red Bud Park, Smith Barfield Park, and Tesco Park. The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, National Museum of Communications, Farmers Branch Historical Park, and Amon Carter Museum are also worth visiting. You can also enjoy shopping at North East Mall.
International flights can be availed from Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport.
Hurst Higher Education
The University of Texas at Arlington and Texas Christian University are nearby.