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"From the Cherokee word interpreted to mean "River of Plenty", "Beautiful Water", "River of Islands", "Village of Many Springs".

Page Contents for Watauga, Texas

Statistics & Facts


History & History-related items



Chamber of Commerce.




Statistics & Facts

The Texas state capital is Austin.
The population of Watauga is approximately 21,908 (2000), 23497 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 6,538 (1990), 7934 (2010).
The amount of land area in Watauga is 4.1 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Watauga to Washington DC is 1251 miles.
The distance to the Texas state capital is 179 miles. (as the crow flies)
Watauga is positioned 32.87 degrees north of the equator and 97.25 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Watauga elevation is 660 feet above sea level.
Watauga median income is $ 50,273 (1990).
Watauga average annual precipitation is 31.56 inches peryear.
Watauga average annual snowfall is 3 inches per year.
The average low temperature is 55 degrees F.
The average high temperature is 76 degrees F.


near the Dallas-Fort Worth area. Find a map for the Watauga area plus other info on this page.
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History & History Related Items

The village was first settled about 1843. In 1867, the first church was organized, the Willow Springs Presbyterian Church. The railroad came through in 1876 which helped the community to grow for years to come. The depot was moved to Hodge in 1930 and the town began to decline. In 1958, Watauga was incorpoated. In 1960, things began to change for the better economically. By 1970 there were fewer than 4,000 residents. By 2000, the population had expanded to more than 22,000. The current form of government, that of a city council/Mayor/City Manager, was adopted in 1980.

Here is a history page for Watauga.
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The settling of Watauga


The incorporation of Watauga


Economy & Industry

Here is an economy page
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Watauga City Government

City of Watauga, Texas
7101 Whitley Road
Watauga, Texas 76148
Phone: (817) 514-5800
Phone contact page for Watauga.

Watauga Chamber

Northeast Tarrant Chamber of Commerce
5001 Denton Highway
Haltom City, Texas 76117
Phone: 817-281-9376
Fax 817-281-9379

Watauga Organizations

Northeast Tarrant Chamber of Commerce
5001 Denton Highway
Haltom City, Texas 76117
Phone: 817-281-9376
Fax 817-281-9379

Watauga Libraries

Watauga Public Library
7109 Whitley Road
Watauga, Texas 76148
Phone: (817) 514-5855
email the library:

Watauga Schools

The Birdville Independent School District and the Keller Independent School District provide the educational services for Watauga.

Check this education page for the Watauga area.

Birdville Independent School District
Administration Offices (817) 547-5700
6125 Belknap
Haltom City, TX 76117
is the largest school district in Northeast Tarrant County, with 30 campuses, and serves a growing population of 120,000 residents and 20,000 students.

Keller Independent School Districtserving neighborhoods in Colleyville, Fort Worth, Haltom City, Hurst, Keller, North Richland Hills, Roanoke, Southlake, Watauga, and Westlake. Watauga


The population of Watauga was:
1990 - 23,179
2000 - 21,908

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