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White Settlement
Tarrant County, Texas


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Statistics & Facts

The Texas state capital is Austin.
The population of White Settlement is approximately 15,400 (1995), 16116 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 6,167 (1990), 5987 (2010).
The amount of land area in White Settlement is 12.652 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from White Settlement to Washington DC is 1265 miles.
The distance to the Texas state capital is 169 miles. (as the crow flies)
White Settlement is positioned 32.75 degrees north of the equator and 97.46 degrees west of the prime meridian.
White Settlement elevation is 670 feet above sea level.
White Settlement average annual precipitation is 31 inches peryear.
White Settlement average temperature is 65.45 degrees F.


in Tarrant County approximately 7 miles west of downtown Fort Worth.
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History & History Related Items

The White Settlement area was settled beginning in 1850. The first settlerswere farmers from such eastern states as Kentucky, Tennessee, Arkansas, etc.The area was referred to as White Settlement because it was the only community outside the fort (Fort Worth) that was settled entirely by whitepeople. All of the other communities were mixed Indian and Whites. Thearea was about 10 miles west of the fort. Early settlers were harassed byhostile Indians...but soon made friends of them and did considerable trading with those in the area. The land was rich and produced bumper cropsof corn, grain, etc. A mill was established and the area did considerabletrading, not only with the Indians, but other whites in the vicinity.

The community remained more or less the same until 1940, when a bomberplant was built on the shores of Lake Worth in the area. The governmentbuilt temporary housing for workers and businesses were established. In 1941 the city was incorporated and after the war continued to grow with the General Dynamics plant and other businesses. No farms remain within the city limits today. The community itself is rich in sales taxes and motel taxes and provides great parks, a public library, recreation department, senior services and first class fire and police protection. It is completely surrounded by Fort Worth, but still has some room for development.
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The settling of White Settlement


The incorporation of White Settlement



White Settlement Historical Museum
8320 Hanon Drive
White Settlement, TX 76108
Phone: (817) 246-9719
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White Settlement City Government

City of White Settlement

White Settlement City Offices
214 Meadow Park Dr
White Settlement, TX 76108-2424
Phone: 817-246-4971
Fax: 817-367-0885

White Settlement has a Council-Manager form of government

White Settlement Historical Events

-Old Timers Tales by Norris Chambers - Stories about earlier years of about 1925 to 1939 in this area - some fiction, some fact and some ?

White Settlement Chamber

White Settlement Area Chamber of Commerce
201 Meadow Park Drive
White Settlement, Texas 76108
Phone: (817) 246-1121

White Settlement Organizations

White Settlement Area Chamber of Commerce
201 Meadow Park Drive
White Settlement, Texas 76108
Phone: (817) 246-1121

White Settlement Libraries

White Settlement Library
214 Meadow Park Dr
White Settlement, TX 76108-2424
Phone: 817-367-0166

White Settlement Schools

Children here attend the schools in the White Settlement Independent School District

White Settlement School District
401 S Cherry Ln
White Settlement, TX 76108-2521
Phone: 817-367-1300 White Settlement


White Settlement population was:
1970 - 13,449
1980 - 13,508
1990 - 15,472
1995 - 15,400
2000 - 14,831

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