Benbrook, Texas is a friendly little suburb in the southwest corner of Fort Worth. It doesn’t get the attention of the bigger DFW Metroplex. But it’s a great little place to live with the amenities Texans need. Half inside and half outside the I-820 loop, this community of less than 25,000 is part of Tarrant County. More and more people are discovering that there’s a lot to like about living in Benbrook, Texas.
Many residents own their homes in this dense suburban area, and it’s great for both families and retirees alike. Benbrook is ideal for those looking for a stress-free lifestyle in a laid-back and country-style area away from the busier pace of Fort Worth, but close enough to visit the big city.
Education And Employment
Parents will be glad to know that Benbrook’s schools are part of the Fort Worth Independent School District. The FWISD is the fifth largest ISD in Texas and oversees and operates four elementary schools in Benbrook, as well as Benbrook Middle-High School and Western Hills High School. Those who wish to continue their education have many choices in Fort Worth, including: Texas Wesleyan University, Arlington Baptist University, and Tarrant County College
Benbrook’s top employers include:
• Weatherford Oil & Gas
• Weatherford Drilling
• The City of Benbrook
• Benbrook Community Center/YMCA
• Cracker Barrel
• Renaissance Park
Benbrook is also close enough to Fort Worth to commute to a wider range of jobs there.
Benbrook’s Great Activities And Festivals
With over 1,000 acres of parkland, Benbrook has plenty of green space for everyone. Kids can enjoy Robot Park and Castle Park playgrounds at the Dutch Branch Athletic Complex. Adults can choose from a walking track two tennis courts, lighted sand volleyball courts, soccer, baseball, and softball fields, and basketball goals. Picnic areas with grills and a duck pond are available for outings with restroom facilities nearby.
The Benbrook Community Center/YMCA offers a range of programs for both kids and adults. Activities for kids include baseball, soccer, day camp, overnight camp, swimming lessons, and after-school enrichment. Adults can sign up for personal training, cycling, yoga, dance, aquatics, and more.
Benbrook has several yearly festivals, including an Easter Egg Hunt, the National Night Out in October, a Business & Community Showcase, the Cowboy Roundup, and two festivals during the Holidays for Christmas.
The city regularly updates its Facebook page and Twitter account.
Family Lawyer For Benbrook, Tarrant County, and the Fort Worth Area
Wendy L. Hart is an experienced family lawyer (also known as family law attorney) helping people throughout the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex including Benbrook with divorce, child custody, paternity, and other practice areas having to do with domestic relationships and families. We represent both men and women in family law type cases, including adoption, child support, and visitation. Use our online contact form, or call us at (817) 842-2336, for an appointment.