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Overview

Introduction to Azle, Texas

Azle, Texas is 17 miles NW of Fort Worth, Texas. It is located in Tarrant county.

Azle History

James Azle Steward settled in 1846 and created the first recorded settlement in Azle. Other settlers later inhabited the land by the local streams. In 1881, the first post office was built. Initially the area was named O'Bar to honor the person responsible for obtaining postal service for the area. James Azle Steward later requested to have the area named Azle, when he donated land for a townsite. Electricity arrived in the late 1930s.

Azle and Nearby Attractions

  • Azle Historical Museum
  • Ash Creek Park
  • Fort Worth Zoo
  • Fort Worth Botanic Garden
  • Lake Mineral Wells State Park

Things To Do In Azle

People may visit museums such as the Azle Historical Museum and the Amon Carter Museum. Several parks are nearby including Melanie Park, Shady Grove Park, and Ash Creek Park. Cross Timbers Golf Course offers opportunities to play golf. Fort Worth Zoo and Fort Worth Botanical Garden are also popular attractions. Jumpin' Jack Jamboree is a local event held in September.

Azle Transportation

Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport is near the city.

Azle Higher Education

Nearby colleges include Texas Christian University, Weatherford College, and Texas Wesleyan University.

Demographics

People

Total Population11,054
Male Share of the Population48.2%
Female Share of the Population51.8%
Senior Citizens16.4%
Employed Population 16+5,158
Age of the Population43

Families

% of people married50.6%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher21.5%
Median Earnings25+$37,411
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$24,369
Median Earnings With High School Degree$38,210

Wealth

Median Family Income$66,883
% Above Poverty Level88.9%
% Below Poverty Level11.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time35 minutes
% Working from Home3.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work0.8%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone28.3%
Median Gross Rent$845
Median House Value$121,500

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)26.2%
English11.4%
German10.9%
Irish9.1%
Scottish3.3%
Italian2.4%
Polish1.3%
Swedish1.2%
French Except Basque0.9%
Norwegian0.6%
Dutch0.4%
West Indian0.4%
Canadian0.3%
Danishn0.2%
Russian0.2%
Czech0.2%
Welsh0.1%
Lithuanian0.1%
Finnish0.1%
Swiss0.1%
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Azle Almanac

CategoryValue
County Tarrant County
Standard Zip Codes76020
P.O. Box Zip Codes76098
Phone Area Codes682, 817
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude32.89
Approximate Longitude-97.53

Azle Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

StationEAGLE MOUNTAIN LAKE
Distance5.9 miles
Jan Temp31 to 55 F
Apr Temp51 to 76 F
Jul Temp72 to 96 F
Oct Temp55 to 78 F
Annual Precip34.1 inches
StationBENBROOK DAM
Distance17.8 miles
Jan Temp31 to 55 F
Apr Temp52 to 76 F
Jul Temp72 to 97 F
Oct Temp55 to 79 F
Annual Precip34 inches
StationBURLESON
Distance27.3 miles
Jan Temp33 to 54 F
Apr Temp54 to 75 F
Jul Temp74 to 95 F
Oct Temp56 to 78 F
Annual Precip34.5 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income

Azle Public Libraries

Azle Memorial Library
333 W MAIN ST
Azle, Texas
(817) 444-7216

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Azle Hospitals

Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Azle
(Non-profit)
108 Denver Trail

Azle Public Schools

W E Hoover El
484 Sandy Beach Rd
ZIP: 76020
(817) 444-7766
Middle
Total Enrollment 443
Walnut Creek El
1010 Boyd Rd
ZIP: 76020
(817) 444-4045
Primary
Total Enrollment 510
Santo Forte J H
479 Sandy Beach Rd
ZIP: 76020
(817) 270-1133
Middle
Total Enrollment 448
Liberty El
11450 Liberty School Rd
ZIP: 76020
(817) 444-1317
Primary
Total Enrollment 449
Cross Timbers El
831 Jackson Trl
ZIP: 76020
(817) 444-3802
Primary
Total Enrollment 509
Silver Creek El
10300 S F M 730
ZIP: 76020
(817) 444-0257
Primary
Total Enrollment 524
Azle J H South
201 School St
ZIP: 76020
(817) 444-2564
Middle
Total Enrollment 465
Springtown Reno El
172 W Reno Rd
ZIP: 76020
(817) 221-5001
Primary
Total Enrollment 337
Tarrant Co J J A E P
300 Roe St
ZIP: 76020
(817) 444-3235
Azle Hornet Academy
1200 Boyd Rd
ZIP: 76020
(817) 270-1754
High
Total Enrollment 101
Azle H S
1200 Boyd Rd
ZIP: 76020
(817) 444-5555
High
Total Enrollment 1742
Azle El
301 Church St
ZIP: 76020
(817) 444-1312
Middle
Total Enrollment 487

Azle Private Schools

Azle Christian Schools
1801 S Stewart St
ZIP: 76020
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 88
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