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Encyclopedia > Weatherford, Texas
Weatherford, Texas
Nickname: "Cutting Horse Capital of the World"
Location of Weatherford within Parker County, Texas.
Location of Weatherford within Parker County, Texas.
Country United States
State Texas
County Dallas
Government
 - Mayor Joe M. Tison
Area
 - City  22.7 sq mi (58.7 km²)
 - Land  20.9 sq mi (54.1 km²)
 - Water  1.8 sq mi (4.6 km²)
Population (2000)
 - City 19,000
 - Density 909.9/sq mi (351.3/km²)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 - Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Website: www.ci.weatherford.tx.us

Weatherford is a city in Parker County, Texas, United States. The population was 19,000 at the 2001 census. It is the county seat of Parker CountyGR6 and is part of the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex. // A nickname is a short, clever, cute, derogatory, or otherwise substitute name for a person or things real name (for example, Bob, Rob, Robby, Robbie, Robi, Robin, Bobby, Rab, Rabbie, Bert, Bertie, Butch, Bobbers, Bobert, Beto, Bobadito, and Robban (in Sweden), are all nicknames for Robert). ... Image File history File links Adapted from Wikipedias TX county maps by Seth Ilys. ... Parker County is a county located in the state of Texas. ... This is an alphabetical list of the sovereign states of the world, including both de jure and de facto independent states. ... The political units and divisions of the United States include: the fifty states, which units are typically divided into counties and townships, and incorporate cities, villages, towns, and other types of municipalities, and other autonomous or subordinate public authorities and institutions; and the federal state, which unit is the United... Official language(s) English (de facto) See also languages of Texas Capital Austin Largest city Houston Area  Ranked 2nd  - Total 268,581 sq mi (695,622 km²)  - Width 773 miles (1,244 km)  - Length 790 miles (1,270 km)  - % water 2. ... Index: Contents: Top - A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z A Anderson County formed in 1846 from part of Houston County. ... Parker County is a county located in the state of Texas. ... A mayor (from the Latin māior, meaning larger, greater) is the modern title of the highest ranking municipal officer. ... Area is a physical quantity expressing the size of a part of a surface. ... A square mile is an English unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (≈1,609 m) in length. ... To help compare sizes of different geographic regions, we list here areas between 1 km² (100 hectares) and 10 km² (1000 hectares). ... Population density by country, 2006 Population density is a measurement of population per unit area or unit volume. ... A time zone is a region of the Earth that has adopted the same standard time, usually referred to as the local time. ... The Central Standard Time Zone (CST) is a geographic region that keeps time by subtracting six hours from Coordinated Universal Time UTC. In the United States, the time zone includes the entire area of the states of Alabama, Arkansas, Illinois, Iowa, Louisiana, Minnesota, Missouri, Mississippi, Oklahoma, Texas except for El... −12 | −11 | −10 | −9:30 | −9 | −8 | −7 | −6 | −5 | −4 | −3:30 | −3 | −2:30 | −2 | −1 | −0:25 | UTC (0) | +0:20 | +0:30 | +1 | +2 | +3 | +3:30 | +4 | +4:30 | +4:51 | +5 | +5:30 | +5:40 | +5:45 | +6 | +6:30 | +7 | +7:20 | +7...  DST used  DST no longer used  DST never used Daylight saving time (DST), or summer time in British English, is the convention of advancing clocks so that evenings have more daylight and mornings have less. ... Central Daylight Time or CDT is the Central Time Zone (or CST) during Daylight Savings Time. ... -12 | -11 | -10 | -9:30 | -9 | -8 | -7 | -6 | -5 | -4 | -3:30 | -3 | -2:30 | -2 | -1 | -0:25 | UTC (0) | +0:20 | +0:30 | +1 | +2 | +3 | +3:30 | +4 | +4:30 | +4:51 | +5 | +5:30 | +5:40 | +5:45 | +6 | +6:30 | +7 | +7:20 | +7... Parker County is a county located in the state of Texas. ... Official language(s) English (de facto) See also languages of Texas Capital Austin Largest city Houston Area  Ranked 2nd  - Total 268,581 sq mi (695,622 km²)  - Width 773 miles (1,244 km)  - Length 790 miles (1,270 km)  - % water 2. ... A county seat is a term for an administrative center for a county, primarily used in the United States. ... Parker County is a county located in the state of Texas. ... The Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex encompasses the metropolitan divisions of Dallas–Plano–Irving and Fort Worth–Arlington, within the U.S. state of Texas. ...


The city was named by the Texas Legislature as the Peach Capital of Texas due to the peaches produced by area growers. As such, the peach is celebrated each year at the Parker County Peach Festival, which is Weatherford’s largest event and one of the best-attended festivals in Texas. The Texas Legislature is the central lawmaking body of the U.S. state of Texas. ... Binomial name Prunus persica (L.) Batsch Percentages are relative to US recommendations for adults. ...


Weatherford also has a number of historic homes and buildings. More than 60 Queen Anne, Victorian and other architecturally significant homes built at the turn of the 20th century sit along the tree-lined avenues. Several of these homes are open for tours, arranged by the Parker County Heritage Society, during the Christmas season. The Buttermans, the historic home of John Newman, the butter king, is one of several Queen Anne mansions in Elgin, Illinois The Queen Anne style of British and American architecture reached its greatest popularity in the last quarter of the 19th century, manifesting itself in a number of different ways... Manchester Town Hall is an example of Victorian architecture found in Manchester, UK. The Carson Mansion is an example of a Victorian home in Eureka, California, USA The term Victorian architecture can refer to one of a number of architectural styles predominantly in the Victorian era. ...


Another landmark is the Second Empire style Parker County Courthouse, which is located in the geographical center of the county in downtown Weatherford. The building is surrounded by various historic shops that served other purposes at the turn of the 20th century, including saloons and "cat-houses". The canonical example of Second Empire style is the Opéra Garnier, in which Neo-Baroque meets Neo-Renaissance. ...


In recent years, both the interior and exterior of this historic courthouse structure have been restored to its original character and attractiveness.

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Geography

Weatherford is located at 32°45′33″N, 97°47′6″W (32.759238, -97.784997)GR1.


According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 58.7 km² (22.7 mi²). 54.1 km² (20.9 mi²) of it is land and 4.6 km² (1.8 mi²) of it (7.86%) is water. The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census as defined in Title ) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... A square metre (US spelling: square meter) is by definition the area enclosed by a square with sides each 1 metre long. ... A square mile is an English unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (≈1,609 m) in length. ...



Weatherford is a family like town. It is a great town to live in!


Demographics

As of the censusGR2 of 2000, there were 19,000 people, 7,442 households, and 5,045 families residing in the city. The population density was 351.3/km² (909.9/mi²). There were 8,232 housing units at an average density of 152.2/km² (394.2/mi²). The racial makeup of the city was 90.90% White, 2.07% African American, 0.86% Native American, 0.67% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 4.06% from other races, and 1.41% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 10.23% of the population. 1870 US Census for New York City A census is the process of obtaining information about every member of a population (not necessarily a human population). ... 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. ... Race, as defined by the United States Census Bureau and the Federal Office of Management and Budget (OMB), is a self-identification data item in which residents choose the race or races with which they most closely identify. ... 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 were 7,442 households out of which 31.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 52.9% were married couples living together, 11.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 32.2% were non-families. 27.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.45 and the average family size was 2.99. The examples and perspective in this article or section may not include all significant viewpoints. ...


In the city the population was spread out with 25.0% under the age of 18, 10.6% from 18 to 24, 26.3% from 25 to 44, 21.8% from 45 to 64, and 16.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 90.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 85.8 males.


The median income for a household in the city was $37,714, and the median income for a family was $47,152. Males had a median income of $35,690 versus $24,938 for females. The per capita income for the city was $19,787. 11.5% of the population and 6.0% of families were below the poverty line. 11.9% of those under the age of 18 and 10.1% 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. ... Map of countries showing percentage of population who have an income below the national poverty line The poverty line is the level of income below which one cannot afford to purchase all the resources one requires to live. ...


Education

All Public schools in the city were bombed during World War II. There have been no efforts to rebuild them to this date.


Famous people

Named for Jefferson Weatherford, Texas Senator.


Weatherford is the birthplace and was the home of Mary Martin, a Broadway actress renowned for her portrayal of Peter Pan. Martin is also known for being the mother of Larry Hagman, a TV actor known for portraying J.R. Ewing in Dallas. Larry Hagman appears in the city for special occasions and to help many Weatherford charities. Mary Martin photographed by Carl Van Vechten, 1949 Mary Virginia Martin (December 1, 1913 – November 3, 1990) born in Weatherford, Texas was a Tony Award winning American star of (mainly stage) musicals. ... Note on spelling: While most Americans use er (as per American spelling conventions), the majority of venues, performers and trade groups for live theatre use re. ... Statue of Peter Pan in St. ... Larry Hagman (born on September 21, 1931) is a popular American actor who is famous for playing J.R. Ewing in the 1980s television soap opera Dallas and Major Anthony Nelson on the sitcom I Dream of Jeannie. ... The Southfork Ranch, home of the Ewing family The original cast of Dallas. ...


Former U.S. Speaker of the House Jim Wright grew up in Weatherford and wrote a book about his youth, Weatherford Days…a Time of Learning. James Claude Wright, Jr. ...


Another famous resident is portrait artist Douglas Chandor. His portraits included those of Queen Elizabeth II, Winston Churchill, and President Franklin D. Roosevelt.


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See also: List of Texas counties
Texas has 25 metropolitan areas (MSAs) defined by the United States Census Bureau. ... Nickname: The Friendly Frontier Location within the state of Texas County Taylor County  - Mayor Norm Archibald Area    - City 286. ... Nickname: The Yellow Rose of Texas, Helium Capital of the World, Rotor City USA Location within the state of Texas Coordinates: Country United States State Texas County Potter (and Randall)  - Mayor Debra McCartt Area    - City  90. ... Nickname: Live Music Capital of the World Location in the state of Texas Coordinates: Country United States State Texas County Travis County Government  - Mayor Will Wynn Area  - City  258. ... The Round Rock, from which the city takes its name, marked a low water wagon crossing in Brushy Creek. ... Location in the state of Texas Coordinates: Counties Jefferson County  - Mayor Guy Goodson Area    - City 222. ... Port Arthur is a city in Jefferson County within the Beaumont-Port Arthur metropolitan area and is situated in southeast Texas. ... Brownsville is a city in Cameron County, Texas, United States. ... Harlingen is a city in Cameron County in the heart of the Rio Grande Valley of south Texas, United States. ... Bryan is a city in Brazos County, Texas, United States. ... City nicknames: Aggieland, heart of the Research Valley Location in the State of Texas County Brazos County Mayor Ron Silvia Area  - Land  - Water 104. ... Nickname: Sparkling City by the Sea Location in the state of Texas Counties Nueces County Mayor Henry Garrett Area    - City 1,192. ... Nickname: Big D Location in the state of Texas Country United States State Texas Counties Dallas, Collin, Denton, Kaufman, and Rockwall Incorporated 2 February 1856  - Mayor Laura Miller Area    - City  385. ... Nickname: Cowtown, Panther City Motto: Where the West Begins Location in the state of Texas Coordinates: Country United States State Texas Counties Tarrant and Denton  - Mayor Michael J. Moncrief Area    - City  298. ... Official website: http://www. ... Nickname: Star of the Southwest, The Sun City, and Land of the Sun Location in the state of Texas Coordinates: County El Paso County Government  - Mayor John Cook Area  - City  250. ... Nickname: Space City Location in the state of Texas Coordinates: Country United States State Texas Counties Harris County Fort Bend County Montgomery County Incorporated June 5, 1837 Government  - Mayor Bill White Area  - City  601. ... City nickname: The Land of Sugar City slogan: Sugar Land. ... 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 in Bell County, Texas, United States. ... Nickname: The Gateway City & The City Under Seven Flags Coordinates: Settled 1755 Government Type Mayor / City Manager  - Mayor Raul Salinas  - Interim City Manager Cynthia Collazo Area  - City 218. ... Flag of Longview Longview is a city in Texas, United States, located between Dallas, TX and Shreveport, LA. The population was 73,345 at the 2000 census. ... Marshall is a major city of the northeastern region of the U.S. state of Texas. ... Nickname: Hub City Location within the state of Texas Coordinates: County Lubbock County Mayor David Miller Area    - City 297. ... McAllen is a city in Hidalgo County, Texas. ... Edinburg is a city in Hidalgo County, Texas, United States. ... Mission is a city located in Hidalgo County, Texas. ... Nickname: The Tall City Location within the state of Texas County Midland County Mayor Mike Canon Area    - City 173. ... Nickname: City of Contrasts Location Location within the state of Texas Government County Ector County Mayor leader_name = Larry Melton {{{leader_name}}} Geographical characteristics Area     City 95. ... Nickname: The Shining Star of Texas Location within the state of Texas County Tom Green County Mayor J.W. Lown Area    - City {{{area_total}}} km²  - Land 144. ... Nickname: Alamo City; River City Location in the state of Texas Coordinates: Counties Bexar County Government  - Mayor Phil Hardberger Area  - City  412. ... Sherman is a city in Grayson County, Texas, United States. ... Motto: A jewel at the crossing of a great river! Location of Denison, Texas Coordinates: Country United States of America State Texas County Grayson Founded 1872  - Mayor Robert Brady Area    - City  22. ... Water tower in Texarkana. ... Tyler is the county seat of Smith County in East Texas, United States. ... Victoria is a city in Victoria County, Texas, United States. ... Waco is the county seat of McLennan County, Texas. ... Nickname: The City that Faith Built Location within the state of Texas County Wichita County Mayor Lanham Lyne Area    - City 70. ... Index: Contents: Top - 0–9 A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z A Anderson County formed in 1846 from part of Houston County. ...


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Handbook of Texas Online: (2215 words)
Parker County (D-16), in north central Texas, is bounded on the north by Jack and Wise counties, on the east by Tarrant County, on the south by Hood and Johnson counties, and on the west by Palo Pinto County.
Weatherford was designated as the county seat, and by 1858 the town had a new two-story brick courthouse surrounded by a handful of cabins and tents.
Weatherford (1990 population, 14,804), the county seat and largest town, serves as a hub for major commercial and agribusiness interests.
Weatherford, Texas - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (713 words)
Weatherford is a city in Parker County, Texas, United States.
The city was named by the Texas Legislature as the Peach Capital of Texas due to the peaches produced by area growers.
Weatherford is the birthplace and was the home of Mary Martin, a Broadway actress renowned for her portrayal of Peter Pan.
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