Place:Haltom City, Tarrant, Texas, United States

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NameHaltom City
Alt namesVillage Of Haltom Citysource: USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS48051330
Birdvillesource: Wikipedia:Haltom City, Texas
TypeCity
Coordinates32.816°N 97.272°W
Located inTarrant, Texas, United States
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Haltom City is a city in Tarrant County, Texas, United States. Haltom City is an inner suburb of Fort Worth. The population was 42,409 at the 2010 census.

History

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Haltom City was incorporated on July 5, 1949, and gradually expanded, annexing Oak Knoll, Garden of Eden, Meadow Oaks, East Ridge and, in 1955, unincorporated portions of Birdville. Haltom City elected Home Rule Charter with a city manager, mayor and council form of government on October 10, 1955.

Haltom City was originally called Birdville. It was the first city in Tarrant County and the location of the county seat before Ft. Worth. It changed its name in 1949.

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