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Haltom City, TX

Brian Hart General Entry

Haltom City is on U.S. Highway 377 four miles northeast of Fort Worth in central Tarrant County. It was established around World War II. By the late 1940s Haltom City had a population of 200 and two businesses. Ten years later 5,760 persons lived in the town, which had incorporated, and by the middle 1960s its population had soared to 32,100. In 1976 Haltom City had a population of 29,400 and thirty-five factories producing goods including sheet-metal products, clothing, plastics, and fiberglass. In 1990 it had a population of 31,856 and sixty manufacturing plants. In 2000 the population was 39,018.

Places:

  • Communities
  • Dallas/Fort Worth Region
  • North Texas

The following, adapted from the Chicago Manual of Style, 15th edition, is the preferred citation for this entry.

Brian Hart, “Haltom City, TX,” Handbook of Texas Online, accessed January 21, 2021, https://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/entries/haltom-city-tx.

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