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North Ft. Worth, Texas
From western cowboy to cowboy chic, trendy to luxury, historical to sparkling new, home buyers are discovering North Ft. Worth's wide variety of lifestyle choices. The fifth largest city in Texas has grown in different directions at different times. While Fort Worth is affectionately referred to as "Cowtown," to those who live in N. Fort Worth it's more about shiny and new.
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Demand for N. Ft. Worth Homes
Master planned communities have cropped up in North Ft. Worth along with their associated parks, greenbelts and trails. Many neighborhoods offer community amenity centers with pools and ball fields plus organizations to keep neighbors busy with everything from book clubs to children's playgroups.
You'll find preowned, nearly new and plenty of new construction homes in the North Fort Worth area. The neighborhood developers' combination of planning and savvy has caught the attention of home buyers in the area who are not only coming to participate in the economic growth but also the outstanding schools serving the North Fort Worth area. Northwest and Keller Independent School District.
North Ft. Worth's Exponential Growth and Bright Future
The future looks bright for the North Fort Worth area as Tarrant County ranks among the country's top 10 largest population growth areas year after year. While it's still possible to see longhorn cattle on a few large acreage plots of prairie, new developments, both residential and commercial, are transforming the area.
Things To Do in North Ft. Worth
SHOW ME THE MONEY
Take a tour of the Bureau of Engraving and Printing, better known as the Money Factory. The audio tour is self guided and free if you don't consider your tax dollars. No cell phones allowed, and sorry, no samples given.
FISH AT CABELA'S
Their 5-acre Lone Star Lake is stocked with bass, catfish, and perch. So grab your gear, tackle and bait and get over there for a nearby day "at the lake". Check in at the Greeters desk. Stop inside for a peice of fudge, too.
Run an obstacle course 20 feet above the ground at the Presidio Main Event. Cross the swaying rope bridges, suspended balance beams and an elevated tightrope without a net. Put on your harness, hook up your rig and you're off.
PLAY A ROUND
Play 18 holes at The Golf Club at Champions Circle. Golf Digest calls it "The best kept secret in DFW". Resort style golf at an affordable course that takes full advantage of the area's hillsides, trees and natural creeks.
Development of the North Ft. Worth area known as Alliance really began with a long range plan by Hillwood Development who, it could be said, are the creators of the entire N. Fort Worth phenomenon. It all started in the late 1980s with the construction of Alliance Airport and shortly after, the completion of the BNSF Intermodal Facility.
Jobs Bring Residential & Retail
The growth of jobs in the area has been exponential. Neighborhoods such as Park Glen, a Hillwood development, filled the housing needs and introduced the area to the idea of planned communities with trails, parks, and playgrounds. Retail soon followed. But that was just the start.
2015 and 2016 saw Tarrant Count's population increase by over 35,000, with North Ft. Worth garnering more than its share of new residents. And it doesn't appear the growth is going to let up. Major new projects and employers are eager to jump into the growth and new proposals seem to be announced routinely.
Hillwood Development is responsible for many of the retail projects in the area including Alliance Town Center, home to (at my last count) 39 restaurants and 41 stores, and it's still growing. North Ft. Worth home buyers also have shopping and dining options at Presideo Junction just across I-35W, in addition to full-service hospitals and emergency rooms, office space, and hotels. And that's in addition to the multitude of residential choices.
North Ft. Worth spans a wide area including both sides of I-35 W. from about Highway 820 all the way north past Highways 114 and 170. At least 6 zip codes are required for the area. Zips 76137, 76244 are fully in North Ft. Worth. So are portions of zip codes 76177, 76262, 76131 and 76247.
4 Quick things you should know about living in North Fort Worth
- People often refer to NFW as Keller. That's because the 76244 zip code used to be a Keller zip (and is still served by the Keller post office). The actual border between the cities follows Highway 377 except for a tiny portion of 2 or 3 neighborhoods between 1709 and Wall Price-Keller Rd.
- It used to be that if you lived in NFW you spent your weekends shopping in Southlake, Keller or along Highway 377. Not anymore. The shopping and dining choices on both sides of I-35 are just too good to pass up.
- Even locals are surprised that the Northwest ISD boundary comes as far south as it does. It's actually within a few blocks of KISD's Timber Creek High school and it splits many neighborhoods like Villages of Woodland Springs.
- North Fort Worth spans both Tarrant and Denton Counties. Denton County taxes are a bit lower than Tarrant County.
On the west side of I-35 is Presidio Junction. Anchored by a Costco Wholesale and Target, Presidio Junction has over 60 stores plus more restaurants, both fast food, popular chain "sit-down's" and everything in between.
As far as one can see looking west from the intersection of Heritage Trace Parkway is now a sea of suburban rooftops. North Ft. Worth offers relatively affordable housing amid some of the best planned neighborhood communities being built today.
Further north, close to the Texas Motor Speedway, the 18 hole Golf Club at Champions Circle, Tanger outlet mall, Buc-ees and Cabela's hold down the land that used to be rolling hills. Again, new housing developments are moving in the same northerly direction while still offering home owners an easy commute to the large business parks across North Ft. Worth and the Alliance area.
Things We Love About North Ft. Worth
THE SHOPPING & DINING
Between Alliance Town Center & Presidio Towne Crossing, lucky N.Fort Worth residents have everything they need just a hop, skip & jump down the road. If you can't find it here, ya don't need it.
SMALL TOWN FRIENDLY
The neighborly care of residents is everywhere. It's not just a "hi, how are you" kind of neighborly. It's a full on "got your back, how can we help" kind of small town attitude. Pass it on.
Frezco Taco Spot
THE VIBRANT ECONOMY
It's not a flash in the pan. It's due to thoughtful planning by Hillwood Development, owner of the 21,000-acre Alliance master-planned blend of residential, retail, and business that's a $64 billion economic boon to the area.
Home Values and Demand are Enhanced by Great Schools
The North Fort Worth area not only benefits from a strong job market but also its location in between two of the stronger school districts in the Metroplex. Home buyers are served by either the Northwest or Keller ISD.
The school district boundaries are much different than many homebuyers imagine, so it's always best to consult district maps. You'll find links to district maps here on DFWMoves.com under the main school district pages. Even locals are sometimes surprised that the Keller ISD boundary runs west of I-35 or that the Northwest district dips as far south as Timberland Blvd. - almost within sight of Keller's Timbercreek High School.
North Ft. Worth Homes
Buyers have a choice of housing style, price, size, and amenity level in Ft. Worth which is as wide as any area in the metroplex. Development started in the area in the mid 1980s and has never stopped. As far as one can see from the intersection of Heritage Trace Parkway in any direction is now a sea of suburban rooftops. The north Ft. Worth offers relatively affordable housing amid some of the best planned neighborhood communities being built today.
House hunters will find older homes with lush, mature landscapes and large trees as well as brand-spanking new construction with houses still being framed and roofed next door. So whether you'd like to find a home in a friendly, established, and comfortable location, a residence to put your mark on, or a brand new maintenance-free property, it's available.
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Researching Properties for Sale
If you've read this far, you're probably deep into research on North Fort Worth homes for sale and living in the city of Ft. Worth. From smaller first time buyers homes to newer family friendly planned communities and even homes with acreage, N. Ft. Worth provides home styles and price ranges for nearly everyone.
I hope you'll reach out to me with any questions you may have about relocating to the Dallas-Ft. Worth area in general and North Fort Worth specifically. I've been in the real estate business in and around North Ft. Worth since 1989, and I'm always happy to share what I've learned and to help you make your move to North Fort Worth the best it can be for you and your family. -Cindy
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- Bar C Ranch
- Beechwood Creeks
- Bluffs at Heritage
- Chadwick Farms
- Copper Creek
- Crawford Farms
- Elizabeth Creek
- Fairways of Champions Circle
- Hawthorne Meadows
- Heather Meadows
- Hutson Oaks
- Keller Crossing
- Mc Pherson Ranch
- Oak Creek Trails
- Park Glen
- Parkwood Trails
- Pheasant Crossing
- Presidio Village / Presidio West
- Ranches East
- Ridgeview Farms
- Riverside Place
- Rolling Meadows
- Sanctuary at Bear Creek
- Santa Fe Enclave
- Sendera Ranch
- Seventeen Lakes
- Spring Ranch
- Steadman Farms
- Tehama Bluffs
- Tehama Ridge
- Trails of Elizabeth Creek
- Trails of Fossil Creek
- Van Zandt Farms
- Villages of Woodland Springs
- Vista Ranch
- Watson Creek
- West Fork Ranch
- Wildflower Ranch
- Willow Ridge Estates
- Willow Springs
North Fort Worth spans both Tarrant County and Denton County. Zip Codes 76244 and 76137 cover a large area east of I-35W, 76177 sits mostly west of the highway. 76262 is to the north, closer to Highway 114 while 76247 is just north of that. Fort Worth zip 76131 sits west of 287.
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