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Watauga

Tarrant County,

Texas

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


The Texas state capital is Austin.


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76148

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Statistics & Facts

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 miscellany.

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Location

Watauga location: near the Dallas-Fort Worth area. Find a map for the Watauga area plus other info on this page.

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Climate & Weather

Watauga average annual precipitation is 31.56 inches per year.
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.
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History & History Related Items

Watauga history:

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.
The settling of Watauga: 1843
The incorporation date of Watauga: 1958

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Watauga economy: Here is an economy page
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