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Encyclopedia > Grapevine, Texas
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Grapevine is a city located in Tarrant County, Texas. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 42,059. The city is named for wild mustang grapes prevalent in the area (the high school football team is named the Mustangs). In recent years several wineries have opened in Grapevine. Image File history File links Grapevine_Flag. ... Image File history File links Grapevine_Flag. ... Tarrant County is a county located in the state of Texas. ... Official language(s) None. ... This article is about the year 2000. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... A winery is a facility where fruit, usually grapes, is processed into wine. ...


The city and surrounding area are known to locals as "The GVC," for Grapevine city or Grapevine-Colleyville, which refers to the school district that serves the area.


Grapevine has been very active in maintaining its historic downtown area.


Part of Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport, which serves the cities of Dallas and Fort Worth, is inside the city limits of Grapevine. Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport, located between the cities of Dallas and Fort Worth, is the busiest airport in Texas and third busiest airport in the world in terms of operations. ... Aerial view of Downtown Dallas Nickname: Big D Motto: {{{motto}}} Official website: www. ... Fort Worth is a city in the U.S. state of Texas, located about 30 miles (50 km) west of Dallas on the West Fork of the Trinity River. ...


On April 1, 1934 Clyde Barrow and Henry Methvin killed two young highway patrolmen near this town. April 1 is the 91st day of the year (92nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar, with 274 days remaining. ... 1934 (MCMXXXIV) was a common year starting on Monday (link will take you to calendar). ... Bonnie and Clyde clowning. ...

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Geography

Location of Grapevine, Texas

Grapevine is located at 32°56'6" North, 97°5'9" West (32.935025, -97.085784)GR1. Image File history File links Adapted from Wikipedias TX county maps by Seth Ilys. ... The following is a list of sources used in the creation of Wikipedia articles on various geographic topics and locations, such as cities, counties, states, and countries. ...


According to satan the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 92.9 km² (35.9 mi²). 83.6 km² (32.3 mi²) of it is land and 9.3 km² (3.6 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 9.98% water. The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... Square kilometre (US spelling: Square kilometer), symbol km², is an SI unit of surface area. ... A square mile is the area equal to a square with sides each 1 mile long. ...


Demographics

As of the censusGR2 of 2000, there are 42,059 people, 15,712 households, and 11,312 families residing in the city. The population density is 503.1/km² (1,303.0/mi²). There are 16,486 housing units at an average density of 197.2/km² (510.7/mi²). The racial makeup of the city is 88.16% White, 2.38% African American, 0.55% Native American, 2.56% Asian, 0.07% Pacific Islander, 4.58% from other races, and 1.69% from two or more races. 11.56% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race. A census is the process of obtaining information about every member of a population (not necessarily a human population). ... The following is a list of sources used in the creation of Wikipedia articles on various geographic topics and locations, such as cities, counties, states, and countries. ... This article is about the year 2000. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ...


There are 15,712 households out of which 42.1% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.9% are married couples living together, 9.4% have a female householder with no husband present, and 28.0% are non-families. 22.2% of all households are made up of individuals and 3.7% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.66 and the average family size is 3.14. Marriage is a relationship between individuals which has formed the foundation of the family for most societies. ...


In the city the population is spread out with 29.2% under the age of 18, 7.5% from 18 to 24, 36.6% from 25 to 44, 21.9% from 45 to 64, and 4.8% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 34 years. For every 100 females there are 100.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 99.4 males.


The median income for a household in the city is $71,680, and the median income for a family is $84,940. Males have a median income of $53,786 versus $38,844 for females. The per capita income for the city is $31,549. 4.8% of the population and 3.1% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 4.7% of those under the age of 18 and 7.2% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line. The per capita income for a group of people may be defined as their total personal income, divided by the total population. ... The poverty line is the level of income below which one cannot afford to purchase all the resources one requires to live. ...


Education

Most of Grapevine is served by the Grapevine-Colleyville Independent School District. Other parts are served by Carroll, Coppell, Hurst-Euless-Bedford, and Northwest ISDs. The Carroll Independent School District (Carroll ISD) is an independent K4-12 school district serving the city of Southlake, Texas and portions of nearby Grapevine, Texas. ... Hurst-Euless-Bedford Independent School District is a K-12 public school district in the Fort Worth, TX area. ...


Grapevine High School has been named both a National Blue Ribbon School and a New American High School. It was ranked by Newsweek as the 100th-best high school in the nation in 2005. The Blue Ribbon Schools Program is a United States government program created to honor schools. ... The Newsweek logo Newsweek is a weekly news magazine published in New York City and distributed throughout the United States and internationally. ...


External links

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Flag of Texas Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex
Counties Collin | Dallas | Denton | Ellis | Henderson | Hood | Hunt | Johnson | Kaufman | Parker | Rockwall | Tarrant
Pop. Over 500,000 Dallas | Fort Worth
200,000 - 500,000 Arlington | Garland | Plano
100,000 - 200,000 Carrollton | Grand Prairie | Irving | Mesquite
50,000 - 100,000 Denton | Flower Mound | Frisco | Lewisville | McKinney | North Richland Hills | Richardson
10,000 - 50,000 Addison | Allen | Athens | Azle | Balch Springs | Bedford | Benbrook | Burleson | Cedar Hill | Cleburne | Colleyville | Coppell | DeSoto | Duncanville | Ennis | Euless | Farmers Branch | Forest Hill | Grapevine | Greenville | Haltom City | Highland Village | Hurst | Keller | Lancaster | Mansfield | Rockwall | Rowlett | Sachse | Seagoville | Southlake | Terrell | The Colony | University Park | Watauga | Waxahachie | Weatherford | White Settlement | Wylie
† - County Seat. Bolded cities are considered "principal cities."



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Johnson County is a county located in the state of Texas. ... Kaufman County is a county located in the state of Texas. ... Parker County is a county located in the state of Texas. ... Rockwall County, a county located in the state of Texas, is Texas smallest county in area. ... Tarrant County is a county located in the state of Texas. ... Aerial view of Downtown Dallas Nickname: Big D Motto: {{{motto}}} Official website: www. ... Fort Worth is a city in the U.S. state of Texas, located about 30 miles (50 km) west of Dallas on the West Fork of the Trinity River. ... Nickname: none Motto: {{{motto}}} Official website: http://www. ... Garland is a suburb of Dallas, Texas, located in Dallas County, Texas. ... Nickname: An All-American City Motto: {{{motto}}} Official website: http://www. ... City nickname: none Location in the state of Texas Counties Collin County Dallas County Denton County Mayor Becky Miller Area   â€“Land   â€“Water 36. ... 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Athens is a city located in Henderson County, Texas. ... Azle is a city spanning a diverse cross section of Tarrant and Parker County, Texas. ... Balch Springs is a city located in Dallas County, Texas. ... Bedford is a suburban city located in northeast Tarrant County, Texas in the mid-cities area between Dallas and Fort Worth. ... Benbrook is a city located in Tarrant County, Texas. ... Burleson is a city located in Texas. ... Cedar Hill is a city located sixteen miles from downtown Dallas in the southwest corner of Dallas County in Texas and adjoined by Joe Pool Lake and Cedar Hill State Park to its west. ... Cleburne is a city located in Johnson County, Texas. ... Colleyville is a city located in Tarrant County, Texas. ... Coppell is a city located in Dallas County,Texas, a suburb and bedroom community of the DFW Metroplex. ... Flag of DeSoto DeSoto is a city located in Dallas County, Texas. ... Duncanville is a city located in Dallas County, Texas in the United States of America. ... Ennis is a city located in Ellis County, Texas. ... Euless is a city located in Tarrant County, Texas. ... Farmers Branch is a city located in Dallas County, Texas. ... Forest Hill is a city located in Tarrant County, Texas. ... Flag of Greenville Greenville is a city located in Hunt County, Texas. ... Haltom City is a city located in Tarrant County, Texas. ... Highland Village is a small city located in Denton County, Texas, hugging the south side of the far western branch of Lewisville Lake. ... Hurst is a city located in Tarrant County, Texas. ... Keller is a city located in Tarrant County, Texas. ... Lancaster is a city located in Dallas County, Texas. ... Mansfield is a city located in Tarrant County, Texas. ... Rockwall is a city located in Rockwall County, Texas. ... Rowlett is a city located in Dallas County and Rockwall County, Texas, United States. ... Sachse is a city located in Dallas County and Collin County, Texas. ... Seagoville is a city located in Dallas County, Texas. ... The factual accuracy of this article is disputed. ... Terrell is a city located in Kaufman County, Texas. ... The Colony is a city located in Denton County, Texas. ... City nickname: none Location in the state of Texas County Dallas County Mayor James H. Holmes, III Area   â€“Land   â€“Water 3. ... Watauga is a city located in Tarrant County, Texas. ... Waxahachie is a city located in Ellis County, Texas. ... Weatherford is a city located in Parker County, Texas. ... White Settlement is a city located in Tarrant County, Texas. ... Wylie is a city located in Collin County, Texas. ...

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Abilene | Amarillo | Austin-Round Rock | Beaumont-Port Arthur | Brownsville-Harlingen | Bryan-College Station | Corpus Christi | Dallas-Plano-Irving | El Paso | Fort Worth-Arlington | Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown | Killeen-Temple | Laredo | Longview-Marshall | Lubbock | McAllen-Edinburg-Mission | Midland-Odessa | San Angelo | San Antonio | Sherman-Denison | Texarkana | Tyler | Victoria | Waco | Wichita Falls
See also: List of Texas counties


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City nicknames: Aggieland, heart of the Research Valley Location in the State of Texas County Brazos County Mayor Ron Silvia Area  - Land  - Water 104. ... Corpus Christi skyline from harbor. ... Aerial view of Downtown Dallas Nickname: Big D Motto: {{{motto}}} Official website: www. ... Nickname: An All-American City Motto: {{{motto}}} Official website: http://www. ... Irving is a city located in the U.S. state of Texas within Dallas County. ... Downtown El Paso, Texas, looking south into Mexico from the US side. ... Fort Worth is a city in the U.S. state of Texas, located about 30 miles (50 km) west of Dallas on the West Fork of the Trinity River. ... Nickname: none Motto: {{{motto}}} Official website: http://www. ... Downtown Houston City nickname: Space City Official website: www. ... City nickname: The Land of Sugar Official website: www. ... Baytown is a city located along the Gulf Coast region in the U.S. state of Texas within the Houston–Sugar Land–Baytown Metropolitan Area. ... Killeen is a city located in Bell County, Texas. ... Temple is a city located in Bell County, Texas. ... Laredo is the county seat of Webb County, Texas, United States, on the north bank of the Rio Grande (Río Bravo), across from Nuevo Laredo, Mexico. ... Flag of Longview Longview is a city located in Texas. ... The Old Harrison County Courthouse in Whetstone Square is the centerpiece of the Wonderland of Lights, one of the largest light festivals in the United States, and is lit with thousands of lights during the celebration. ... Flag of Lubbock Lubbock is the ninth-largest city in the state of Texas, located in the northwestern part of the state, a region known historically as the Llano Estacado. ... McAllen is a city in Hidalgo County, Texas, United States. ... Edinburg is a city located in Hidalgo County, Texas. ... 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Grapevine, Texas - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (570 words)
Grapevine is a city located in Tarrant County, Texas.
The city and surrounding area are known to locals as "The GVC," for Grapevine city or Grapevine-Colleyville, which refers to the school district that serves the area.
Most of Grapevine is served by the Grapevine-Colleyville Independent School District.
Handbook of Texas Online: GRAPEVINE, TX (638 words)
Grapevine is near State Highway 121 some nineteen miles northeast of Fort Worth and nineteen miles northwest of Dallas in the northeastern corner of Tarrant County.
In 1846 Lonesome Dove Baptist Church was established at the settlement.
In the early 1990s Grapevine included a historical museum, which was housed in a restored railroad depot, and the Grapevine Opry, which showcased country music entertainment.
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