Introduction to Saginaw, Texas
Saginaw, Texas is 8 miles W of North Richland Hills, Texas (center to center) and 9 miles N of Fort Worth, Texas. It is in Tarrant county. The city is part of the Fort Worth - Arlington metro area. The population of Saginaw is 12,374.
This area was settled in prior to the Civil War. It began as a small agricultural settlement and was initially called Dido. Three railway lines were constructed through it in the 1880s. The community was named Saginaw in 1882 by Jarvis J. Green, a local landowner, who named it after his hometown. Saginaw established a post office in 1888 and was officially incorporated by the late 1950s.
Saginaw and nearby Attractions
- William Houston Park
- Willow Creek Park
- Marine Creek Lake
- Rockwood Golf Course
- Texas Cowboy Hall of Fame
- Eagle Mountain Golf Course
Things To Do In Saginaw
The city has seven parks that provide standard amenities including picnic areas, jogging trails, and playgrounds. Some of the parks have playground equipment specially designed for the physically challenged. Recreational opportunities are also available at the local recreation and aquatic center. These include tennis courts, basketball, and volleyball courts. The city also has a community center, a senior center, and a public library.
Fort Worth Meacham International Airport is a few minutes' drive away.
Saginaw Higher Education
Tarrant County College, Texas Christian University, and Texas Wesleyan University are nearby.