Introduction to Richland Hills, Texas
Richland Hills History
This region developed around a Baptist church from the late 19th century. At the turn of the century, it had a few scattered settlements, along with a school, a store and a cemetery. The area continued to exist as a rural ranching and farming community for over a hundred years.
Richland Hills and Nearby Attractions
- Fort Worth Botanical Garden
- Fort Worth Zoo
- Log Cabin Village
- Little Chapel-in-the-Woods
- Cedar Hill State Park
- Southfork Ranch
Things To Do In Richland Hills
Southfork Ranch, one of the nearby attractions, claims that it was the shooting location for the television series "Dallas." Little Chapel-in-the-Woods, another prominent historic site, was built in the mid-19th century and is considered to be one of the finest buildings in the state. National Cowgirl Museum & Hall of Fame and Texas Cowboy Hall of Fame are museums dedicated to honor the leadership spirit of men and women who have grown up in the area. Among other attractions is the Log Cabin Village which is an area featuring six furnished log cabins dating back to the 19th century. Visitors may also go to Cedar Hill State Park which is situated upon 1,826 acres for camping, trailing, boating, and picnicking. Other popular destinations are the Fort Worth Zoo, the Fossil Rim Wildlife Center and Fort Worth Botanical Garden.
Richland Hills Transportation
Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport is the nearest major airport.
Richland Hills Higher Education
Arlington Baptist College, Dallas Baptist University, Dallas Christian College, Mountain View College, and North Lake College are some of the colleges near Richland Hills.