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Fort Worth is located just west of Dallas and is the county seat of Tarrant County. It grew out of a military camp established at the close of the Mexican American War by Winfield Scott. Fort Worth was named after General William Jenkins Worth. A stage line was established in 1850, linking Fort Worth with Yuma, Arizona. After the Civil War, Fort Worth grew into a major shipping and supply depot for cattlemen.

Today Fort Worth, population approximately 500,000, is home to Lockheed Martin, American Airlines, Bell Helicopter Textron, Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railroad, Pier 1 Imports and RadioShack, among others. The city calls itself the "Museum Capital of the Southwest," with an impressive array of museums and art galleries, many of them in the Fort Worth Cultural District. Visitors also can see the world's only daily cattle drive in the Fort Worth Stockyards. Outdoor enthusiasts can hike the nearby Lake Mineral Wells Trailway.

Fort Worth Greek Festival | Tyndale Bible Church | Education America-Fort Worth Campus | Tarrant County Junior College District |
Art Bruce Wood Dance Company | Milan Gallery |
Restaurants, Cafes, Delis, Bakeries Chisholm Club restaurant |
History Cattleman's Museum | Edelman McFarland House |
Motels, Hotels and Resorts Stockyards Hotel |
Shopping Chambers Fine Jewelers | Hide Crafter |
Transportation Luck Field Airport |
Vacation Rentals Nstar Lodge |
Wildlife Viewing Cavan Kennels |

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12/12 Coming to The area
Fort Worth Show of Antiques and Art Fort Worth TX March8-9 Formerly the Dolly Johnson Antique Show, this is one of the oldest shows in Texas.
Paluxy River Spring Bluegrass Festival Glen Rose TX April4-6 Live entertainment in historic Oakdale Park.
Dallas Greek Food Festival Dallas TX September27-29 The Greek Food Festival supports Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church's ministries, community outreach, and youth programs.