FAST FACTS

FUN FACTS

  • City of Fort Worth Population: 777,992 (2012 estimate)

WEATHER

Climate Month Avg. High Avg. Low
Coldest month January 54 34
Hottest month July 95 75

 

HISTORY

  • Originally settled in 1849 as an army outpost at the Trinity River, Fort Worth was one of eight forts assigned to protect settlers from Indian attacks on the advancing frontier. Progress helped the growing settlement survive long after other such towns had blown away with the dust of departing pioneers. Learn more about Fort Worth's history.