Home to more than 25,000 people, the city of Weatherford, Texas, is full of heart and Texas style. According to City-Data, Weatherford has grown by leaps and bounds in recent years, with the population increasing by nearly 33 percent between 2000 and 2010. Located just east of Fort Worth, residents will love their access to the metro area's jobs and attractions. Weatherford apartments for rent are perfect for just about anyone, so whether you're single looking for a smaller hometown or a growing family looking for a places to settle down, Weatherford might be perfect for you.
Weatherford's home county of Parker was established back in 1855. Weatherford itself was soon thereafter incorporated, and was named after State Senator Thomas Jefferson Weatherford.
Today, Weatherford continues to grow, largely due to its close proximity to the Fort Worth metro area. Residents who are willing to have a longer commute may be able to additionally find work in Dallas, located approximately 60 miles away. Of course, residents can also find a number of employment options closer to their Weatherford apartment in town. The city is known as the "Peach Capital of Texas," and has many agricultural employment options.
The Parker County Peach Festival is one of Weatherford's largest events and provides residents and visitors alike with a sweet opportunity to test out the best of the area's local produce. Throughout the year, locals can tour Weatherford's plethora of historical homes. One of the city's best is the Parker County Courthouse. Made of breathtaking limestone, the courthouse was built in 1886 and is located at the geographical center of the county.
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