Welcome to Weatherford, TX
The community-centric environment and family-oriented culture of Weatherford are evident everywhere you look.
Weatherford prides itself in its rich history and pioneer heritage. A classic Western town in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metropolitan Area, Weatherford provides families a great balance of modern and historic. It is no surprise then to hear Weatherford is one of the fastest growing cities in Texas!
Weatherford sits just 30 miles west of Fort Worth and about 60 miles west of Dallas. With the intersection of the U.S. Highways 180 and 80 located in the heart of the city, it is simple to get around. Additionally, Interstate 20 runs along the southern border of the city, giving residents quick and easy access to both Fort Worth and Dallas.
Events & Amenities
Weatherford provides residents with a historic shopping district featuring antique shops, boutiques, specialty stores and more. In addition to its shopping centers, the city of Weatherford also offers an old-time farmers market right off the town square complete with fresh, local produce and hand-made goods.
In its commitment to honoring the importance of community in the city, Weatherford hold a variety of annual festivities and events for residents to enjoy with their families and friends.
First Monday Trade Days, considered one of the oldest open-air markets in Texas, stems from a history of rich tradition. The event, typically open Friday-Sunday prior to the first Monday of the month, features many local vendors offering everything from antiques and ironworks to food, furniture and art.
Some other popular annual events, such as the Goodnight Loving Festival and Parker County Sheriff's Posse Frontier Days and Rodeo, are aimed toward recognizing the pioneer history of the city. The rodeo, held in the summertime, is one of the largest in the state, complete with fun for all ages.
The biggest event of the year though is the Parker County Peach Festival. Each year on the second Saturday in July, the city holds this festival, complete with local food, art and activity vendors to celebrate the year's peach harvest; after all, Weatherford is the Peach Capital of Texas. The city even sets up three separate stages for entertainment, with one dedicated just for children. With so much to see and do, you will be sure to find fun for every member of your family at this local favorite.
Whether you are looking for a day filled with history and culture or a tranquil nature walk, Weatherford's has popular destinations for everyone.
If you are interested in the history of the area, try visiting the Parker Country Courthouse or check out the Doss Heritage and Culture Center.
For the nature lovers, head over to Chandor Gardens, located in Weatherford's Historic District, to see a unique fusion of Chinese architecture and English gardening over a 3.5 acre estate. Holland Lake Park and Clark Gardens Botanical Park are also popular outdoor destinations for Weatherford locals looking to spend the day outside.
Weatherford Independent School District serves over 8,000 students on 11 different campuses, Pre-K through 12th grade. Not only is the district highly ranked in the state, the average student-teacher ratio is 15-1, meaning your student will get the attention they need to learn.
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