Introduction to North Richland Hills, Texas
North Richland Hills, Texas is 9 miles NE of Fort Worth, Texas. It is in Tarrant county. The city is part of the Fort Worth - Arlington metro area. The population of North Richland Hills is 55,635.
North Richland Hills History
The present day City of North Richland Hills was first settled in the summer of 1848. The city was officially incorporated in 1953. Smithfield was annexed to North Richland Hills around 1960. At present, it is the third largest city of Tarrant County. It adopted a Council-Manager form of government in 1964. Money Magazine's 2006 edition placed the city of North Richland Hills on their list of "Top 100 Best Places to live in America."
North Richland Hills and nearby Attractions
- NRH20 Waterpark
- Sid Richardson Collection of Western Art
- Arlington Museum of Art
- Six Flags Over Texas
- Fort Worth Zoo
- Fort Worth Museum of Science & History
Things To Do In North Richland Hills
North Richland Hills is home to NRH20 Waterpark which has several waterslides. The water park also has an artificial ocean where you can float on the waves or simply relax in the Endless River. The city has several other parks including North Richland Hills City Park, Fossil Creek Park, Richfield Park, and Norich Park. You can enjoy shopping at the North Hills Shopping Center.
North Richland Hills Transportation
Fort Worth Meacham International Airport is close to the city.
North Richland Hills Higher Education
Texas Christian University and Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary are neaby.