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Saginaw
Tarrant County, Texas

ZipCodes
76179




Page Contents for Saginaw, Texas

Statistics & Facts

Location

History & History-related items

City Attractions

Government

Historical Events

Chamber of Commerce.

Libraries.

Schools.

Miscellany



Statistics & Facts

The Texas state capital is Austin.
The population of Saginaw is approximately 12,374 (2000), 19806 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 3,007 (1990), 6546 (2010).
The amount of land area in Saginaw is 19.437 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Saginaw to Washington DC is 1258 miles.
The distance to the Texas state capital is 177 miles. (as the crow flies)
Saginaw is positioned 32.86 degrees north of the equator and 97.36 degrees west of the prime meridian.

Location

nine miles north of downtown Fort Worth and 37 miles west of Dallas.

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History & History Related Items

The David Thurmond Family first arrived here in 1848 from Virginia becoming the first settlers of the area. In 1882, the town was later named Saginaw by Jarvis J. Green from Michigan who named it after a Michigan city of the same name. Incorporation occurred in 1949.
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Attractions

Eagle Mountain Lake
formed on the West Fork of the Trinity River, this lake has 9,200 acres and is used for recreation as well as for the water supply for Fort Worth. Fishing is great here year-round. All water sports are also available plus other recreational activities in the area.
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Saginaw City Government

City of Saginaw
333 West McLeroy Blvd. Saginaw, TX 76179 Phone: 817-232-4640

Saginaw Historical Events

1988, January 16
The residents voted to have a Home Rule type charter for Saginaw with a Council-Manager form of government. There is a Mayor and six councilpersons. All are elected at large and serve three year terms.


1949
Saginaw was incorporated. The first mayor was John Kennedy.

Saginaw Chamber

Saginaw Chamber of Commerce
301 S. Saginaw Boulevard
Saginaw, TX 76179
Phone: 817-232-0500

Saginaw Organizations

Saginaw Chamber of Commerce
301 S. Saginaw Boulevard
Saginaw, TX 76179
Phone: 817-232-0500

Saginaw Libraries

The John Ed Keeter Saginaw Public Library 355 W. McLeroy Boulevard
Saginaw, TX
Phone: 817-230-0300, ex5 2345

Saginaw Schools

Eagle Mountain-Saginaw Independent School District
1200 Old Decatur Road
Fort Worth, TX 76179
Phone: 817-232-0880 Saginaw

Miscellany

The population of Saginaw was:
1926 - 103
1958 - 561
1960 - 1,001
1966 - 1,740
1968 - 1,200
1976 - 3,450
1980 - 5,736
1990 - 8,551
2000 - 12,374
2006 - 17,510 (estimate)

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