Located about west of Fort Worth on Interstate 20, the town of Weatherford is a part of Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex. It would take only about 20 minutes to reach Weatherford from Fort Worth. Weatherford is a lovely town in the Parker county, and well known for their versatile heritage and pride worthy historical background. The town Weatherford has been named after the state senator Thomas Jefferson Weatherford of Dallas. A survey in 2010 from Weatherford City states that 910 people lives per square mile, where the total population number is 25,250. Weatherford lies on a total area of 22.7 square miles, or 59 square kilometers.
Their enriched and pioneer heritage along with the secured environment for family and community makes Weatherford one of the best living places in the North Texas area. The community and family oriented lifestyle they established over the years is commendable. Housing cost in this premium standard living place would be about $50/sq. ft. and the median household income is $50,271, where the median house value is $141,864.
The Weatherford Independent School District maintaining from prekindergarten to high school education and Weatherford College serving 35+ study areas along with 19 technical programs operates the total education system in Weatherford, Texas. The students in need also attain financial aid or scholarships.
Weatherford, Texas has multiple numbers of historical places including many buildings and homes lying alongside beautifully crafted tree-lined roads. There are over 60 Queen Anne, Victorian and such significant buildings that were built in the beginning of 20th century, of which many are open to be visited. The Parker Country Heritage Society organizes random tours in the year ending during Christmas season.
A traveler would often find Weatherford heart-warming while visiting the shopping paradises of Weatherford rich in antique, boutique and unique items displayed in different stores. The mouthwatering foods in various restaurants are unforgettable as well. The farmers' market, as well as the First Monday Trade Days remain the same as old days and bring back the essence of elegant days once the residents here passed. The city council works with a vision to move into the future, nurturing their precious heritage in their heart.