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Tarrant County, Texas

76021, 76022

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Statistics & Facts

The Texas state capital is Austin.
The population of Bedford is approximately 47,152 (2000), 46979 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 18,848 (1990), 21016 (2010).
The amount of land area in Bedford is 25.931 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0.019 sq kilometers.
The distance from Bedford to Washington DC is 1245 miles.
The distance to the Texas state capital is 178 miles. (as the crow flies)
Bedford is positioned 32.84 degrees north of the equator and 97.13 degrees west of the prime meridian.


in the Dallas/Fort Worth Metropolitan area. Specifically known as HEB for the three major cities in the densely populated area, Hurst, Euless, Bedford.
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History & History Related Items

Settlers first arrived here in the mid-1800's. The first school was established in 1861 by Milton Moore. Later, around 1870, a general store was opened by Weldon Bobo. Bobo and other residents decided to name their little town Bedford after the county where many of them had lived before coming here.

This page has good historical information for Bedford.
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The incorporation of Bedford




The population of Bedford was:
1953 - 400+
1960 - 2,700+
1970 - 10,000+
1980 - 20,800
1990 - 43,762
2000 - 47,152

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