Handley, Fort Worth, TX

Handley Neighborhood Guide Fort Worth, TX



Handley is a diverse and historic neighborhood in eastern Fort Worth, Texas. Bordered by Lancaster Avenue to the north and Ramey Avenue to the south, it's well known for its antique shops, quaint eateries, and stunning early 20th-century architecture. Handley Lake sits at the heart of the neighborhood, and the popular Handley Drive forms the main commercial artery. The neighborhood is a short drive from Interstate 820, providing easy access to the rest of Fort Worth and beyond.

What You Will Love About Handley, Fort Worth, Texas:/

  • The Handley neighborhood is teeming with historic charm offering a unique mix of architectural styles that dates back to the 1920s.
  • The neighborhood is home to numerous local businesses, including unique antique shops, local eateries, and more.
  • Handley's community spirit is tangible, with frequent community events and a friendly, welcoming atmosphere.
  • Handley Lake provides a beautiful focal point in the neighborhood with opportunities for fishing, picnics, and scenic walks.

What's Nearby:

Handley is just a short distance from Downtown Fort Worth, making it perfect for those who want suburban tranquility while staying connected to urban amenities. The neighborhood is also close to the Fort Worth Zoo and Botanic Garden, offering excellent recreational opportunities. Additionally, the nearby Texas Wesleyan University creates a vibrant, academic atmosphere.


Life in Handley has a relaxed, small-town feel despite being part of a major metropolitan city. The neighborhood's residents comprise a diverse mix of young professionals, families, and retirees. With its friendly atmosphere, beautiful historic homes, and selection of local commerce, Handley offers a unique suburban lifestyle within Fort Worth.

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Explore the Neighborhood

There are 32 restaurants, 12 grocery stores, and 10 parks within a mile of the Handley neighborhood.

    Botanica On ANA III

    Landmarks and Outdoors, Botanical Garden, Garden, Retail, Shopping Mall

    0.9 miles

    6420 Meadowbrook Dr

    Selective Seasonings

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Gourmet Store, Grocery Store / Supermarket, Herbs and Spices Store

    0.9 miles

    6060 W Pioneer Pkwy

    Sugah Shack

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    1.2 miles

    6101 Meadowbrook Dr

    Zoom In Market

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    1.2 miles

    6020 E Rosedale St

    Mi Tierra

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Butcher, Grocery Store

    1.8 miles

    5317 E Lancaster Ave

    Ramey Market

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    2.1 miles

    5428 Ramey Ave

Handley Apartments and Rentals

49 Rental properties in Handley, Fort Worth, TX.

  • The Ryan property


    The Ryan

    1–2 Beds • 1–2 Baths

    510–1012 Sqft

    10+ Units Available

  • Riverwalk Apartments property


    Riverwalk Apartments

    Studio–3 Beds • 1–2 Baths

    510–1321 Sqft

    2 Units Available

  • 7800 Acapulco Road property


    7800 Acapulco Road

    3 Beds • 2 Baths

    1743 Sqft

    1 Unit Available

  • 6928 Glade Oaks Dr property


    6928 Glade Oaks Dr

    3 Beds • 2 Baths

    2299 Sqft

    Available 8/22

  • 2816 Putnam St property


    2816 Putnam St

    2 Beds • 1 Bath

    1056 Sqft

    1 Unit Available

  • 7632 Kingsmill Ter property


    7632 Kingsmill Ter

    3 Beds • 2 Baths

    1467 Sqft

    1 Unit Available

Cost of Living

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Handley Demographics

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Handley Reviews

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  • Busy Streets


    Say 4 of 5 renters

  • Area Has Litter


    Say 4 of 5 renters

  • Mostly Older Buildings


    Say 4 of 5 renters

  • Near Schools


    Say 4 of 5 renters

  • Pet Friendly


    Say 4 of 5 renters

  • Quiet Area


    Say 4 of 5 renters

Handley Transportation

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Walk Score®
The Walk Score© measures walkability on a scale of 0-100 based on walking routes to destinations such as dining and drinking, groceries, and shopping.

Somewhat Bikeable

Bike Score®

Some Transit

1 other stop

Metro Charters Tours


6442 Brentwood Stair Rd

Source: foursquare.com

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