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Bedrooms Average Rent Cheapest Rent Highest Rent
Studio Apartments $1,125 $435 $2,449
1 Bedroom Apartments $1,153 $200 $3,056
2 Bedroom Apartments $1,438 $200 $8,501
3 Bedroom Apartments $1,715 $200 $4,060

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Overview

Fort Worth is a large, bustling city in Texas that is located in the North Central part of Texas, close to Dallas. The area is a great city to live in with many options in Fort Worth apartments available, thriving universities and campuses, a warm climate, and a rich community dedicated to the Arts. Fort Worth also boasts an expanding economy and is ranked 38 on Forbe's Best Places for Business and Careers for 2015.

History

Fort Worth was first established in 1848 during the Mexican-American War to station soldiers that protected American settlers. The fort was named after General William Jenkins Worth. After the war, Fort Worth became a town due to the booming cattle drive business.

Weather

Fort Worth has a humid subtropical climate. Winters are mild, with temperatures in the 40's or 50's. However, temperatures can drop below freezing. Spring is warm, with frequent thunderstorms. Summer is very hot, with lows typically in the 80's, and highs approaching 100 degrees. Fall is mild like spring, but with less thunderstorms.

Getting Around

There are multiple means of transportation in Fort Worth. Fort Worth is a sprawling city and cars are recommended for anyone living there. Overall, the city itself is not very walkable, with areas without sidewalks. However, Fort Worth has extensive public transportation due to the bus and train systems. Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport is the major airport. Fort Worth Intermodal Transportation Center serves as the major train hub.

Commuting

Residents of Fort Worth apartments and other locals have longer commute times than the national average. Drivers in Fort Worth spend on average 12 hours more per month in traffic than the average American. That's about 3 hours more per week. Expect heavy traffic around the city, especially during rush hour. Fort Worth has four major interstates. The I-20 runs through Benbrook, Edgecliff Village, and Forest Hill. The I-30 connects Fielder, State Highway 61, and Dallas. I-35 connects Tarrant County and Interstate Highway 820 and also connects Texas to Mexico. I-45 connects Dallas to Houston. Fort Worth also has what's called Loop 820, which wraps around the entire city to make navigation easier.

Media

Morning and nightly news are provided by several major news stations including Fox News, WFAA, and KDFW FOX 4. Popular radio stations include KCBI, a contemporary Christian station, KBFB, a hip hop station, and KSCS, a country music station. The Fort Worth Star-Telegram is the most popular, major newspaper in the city.

Why Here

Fort Worth is known as the city of cowboys and culture. The city has a strong history with its roots starting with cowboys and cattle drives. It's the city for anyone truly wanting to live in a place that provides a Wild West culture and experience. Fort Worth also has a unique Arts culture, as well as a growing LGBT community. Fort Worth is a great place to live for anyone who wants a diverse, unique, and special city to call their own.

Landmarks

Fort Worth Stockyards National Historic District is one of the most popular landmarks to take advantage of when looking for things to get out of your apartment in Fort Worth and enjoy. The Stockyards were constructed in 1887 and opened for business in 1889, and were key to Fort Worth becoming a major city thanks to the booming livestock and packing businesses. The Stockyards now have saloons, Wild West shows, and educational tours. The Texas Civil War Museum is the largest Civil War Museum in the West and is one of the most detailed and incredible. The museum contains many relics from the war including weapons, firearms, clothing, and one of the largest collections of Victorian era dresses. The museum also features lectures, shows, and living history performances. Fort Worth Botanic Garden is the oldest botanic garden in Texas. The garden is over 100 acres and boasts over 20 gardens. Fort Worth Botanic Garden has a Japanese garden and a conservatory. The garden also offers events including summer camps, shows, and concerts. Texas Christian University is located near downtown and has excellent academics in research and liberal arts. TCU is well known for their athletics, especially their football team, the Horned Frogs.

Things to do

The Fort Worth Zoo has over 7,000 species of of animals. With the huge selection of animals to see and exhibits to explore, the zoo is fun for both adults and children. The zoo contains a museum of living art with frogs and other amphibians. Guests can also marvel at our closest living relatives as the zoo houses all great ape species. The famous Texas Motor Speedway calls Fort Worth home. Texas Motor Speedway is one of the fastest race tracks in the country, and Nascar races are held there every year. Famous race car drivers have broken records and won cups there, including Dale Earnhardt, Jr. and Brian Vickers. Every Friday and Saturday night the Stockyards holds Championship Rodeo at the Cowtown Coliseum. The rodeo has bull riding, calf roping, barrel racing, and even Wild West shows.

Festivals

The Main St. Fort Worth Arts Festival occurs every year in April. The festival is free and is a four day event featuring art, music, and delicious food. Use gift certificates to buy collectable pieces from talented artists. The Tarrant County Gay Pride Week is held annually in the fall. This festival features picnics, celebrations, parades, and encourages acceptance and pride of the LGBT community. Every year in the spring and fall the Fort Worth Botanic Garden holds the Japanese Garden Festival. The festival celebrates Japanese culture and features dance, martial arts, and tea ceremonies.

Vacation spots

Fort Worth has a water park in the North Richlands area of Texas. The park has several single and multi-person slides, a beach, wave pool, playground, and a lazy river. Lake Worth is a beautiful lake located within the city limits. There are multiple campgrounds available, including an RV campground. Lake Worth is excellent for boating and fishing. Less than an hour and a half outside Fort Worth, in Thackerville Oklahoma, is Winstar Casino. The casino offers world class entertainment including music, concerts and stand-up comedy. Winstar has a nightclub in addition to exciting games like bingo, poker, and slots.

Where to move

If you are looking for a great neighborhood for your next Fort Worth apartment, you might consider some of the following. Arlington Heights is one of the best neighborhoods in Fort Worth. The neighborhood is convenient to many grocery stores, restaurants, and public transport. It has little crime, a good school system, and a high income per household. Plano is also another great area in Fort Worth to live. There are many employers, including Toyota. The area also has an excellent school system and a vibrant downtown.

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2508 Ridgemar Blvd Fort Worth, TX 76116

1 to 3 bedrooms $760 to $1,345

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