FORT WORTH TRUCKER HAT
Fort Worth is the fifth-largest city in the state of Texas and the twenty seventh largest city in the United States, according to 200 Census data., Situated in North Texas and a cultural gateway into the American West, Fort Worth covers nearly 300 square miles (780 km2) in Tarrant and Denton counties, serving as the county seat for Tarrant County. As of the 2007 U.S. Census estimate, Fort Worth had a population of 681,818. Its population has now reached 702,850, according to new estimates released by the North Central Texas Council of Governments. The city is the second-largest cultural and economic center of the Dallas–Fort Worth–Arlington metropolitan area (commonly called the Metroplex). Fort Worth and the surrounding Metroplex area offer numerous business opportunities and a wide array of attractions. --------------------------- Established originally in 1849 as a protective Army outpost situated on a bluff overlooking the Trinity River, the city of Fort Worth today still embraces its western heritage and traditional architecture and design.