Fort Worth, Texas

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Fort Worth, Texas
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
CountiesTarrant,Denton,Parker,Wise
Incorporated1873
Named forWilliam J. Worth
Area
 • City904 km2 (349.2 sq mi)
 • Land886 km2 (342.2 sq mi)
 • Water18 km2 (7.0 sq mi)
Elevation
199 m (653 ft)
Population
(2016)
 • City854,113
 • Density940/km2 (2,400/sq mi)
 • Metro
7,102,796
Demonym(s)Fort Worthian
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code(s)817/682
FIPS code48-27000
GNIS feature ID1380947
Websitefortworthtexas.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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