Fort Worth, Texas

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Fort Worth, Texas
City
City of Forth Worth
Fort Worth Skyline
Fort Worth Skyline
Map of Fort Worth
Map of Fort Worth
Coordinates: 32°45′26.49″N 97°19′59.45″W / 32.7573583°N 97.3331806°W / 32.7573583; -97.3331806Coordinates: 32°45′26.49″N 97°19′59.45″W / 32.7573583°N 97.3331806°W / 32.7573583; -97.3331806
Country  United States
States  Texas
Counties Tarrant,Denton,Parker,Wise
Incorporated 1873
Named for William J. Worth
Area
 • City 904 km2 (349.2 sq mi)
 • Land 886 km2 (342.2 sq mi)
 • Water 18 km2 (7.0 sq mi)
Elevation 199 m (653 ft)
Population (2016)
 • City 854,113
 • Density 940/km2 (2,400/sq mi)
 • Metro 7,102,796
Demonym(s) Fort Worthian
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Area code(s) 817/682
FIPS code 48-27000
GNIS feature ID 1380947
Website fortworthtexas.gov

Fort Worth is the fifth largest city in Texas. It is the 16th largest city in the United States. It has gotten so big that it has overlapped the next biggest city next to it, Dallas, Texas. Because of this, the area is often referred to as Dallas/Ft. Worth, or DFW.

Fort Worth is the county seat of Tarrant County. Texas Motor Speedway is also in Fort Worth.

There are a few interesting landmarks in Fort Worth. One is Sundance Square, a popular place to enjoy in downtown. Another is West 7th, an entertainment destination. At last, there is the Fort Worth Stockyards, where rodeos are held.

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