PELICAN BAY, TX
PELICAN BAY, TEXAS. Pelican Bay is a small resort community that developed along Eagle Mountain Lake in the northwestern corner of Tarrant County and about seventeen miles northwest of Fort Worth. The town existed in the 1970s and incorporated in 1981. Local government consisted of a mayor and city council. In the 1980s Pelican Bay had a Baptist church and a store. A boat ramp served fishermen in the area. In 1990 the community had a population of 1,271. That figure increased to 1,505 in 2000.
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