Why Haltom City?

Nestled in the NE corner of Tarrant County, Haltom City lies in advantageous proximity to a variety of resources. Residents of Haltom City are raising families in intimate, friendly neighborhoods while having access to a variety of world-class transportation networks and an array of entertainment & cultural options. Businesses take comfort in knowing that these same qualities are beneficial to their work force and their clientele.

Haltom City is part of the larger DFW Metroplex, a swath of land encompassing 16,400 square miles, 19 counties and 6.5 million people. From July 2008 to July 2009  the DFW Metroplex  added 146,000 new residents, more than any other metropolitan area in the United States. The metro area is the 4th largest such area in the country. Businesses and families are relocating to Texas in astonishing numbers, leaving states who burden their residents and businesses with higher tax rates and excessive property values. All this, combined with our intimate neighborhoods, economical property values and first class public school district make Haltom City A Place to Call Home.

DFW International Airport, the nation's fourth busiest airport and the base of American Airlines, is accessed in 20 minutes from Haltom City. American Airlines is the largest private-sector employer in the metroplex. Alliance Airport, billed as the world's first totally industrial airport and the southwest regional sorting hub of Fed Ex, is 15 minutes northwest of Haltom City.

Haltom City is surrounded by a network of interstate highways, enough to qualify the metro area's freeway miles as the second largest, per capita, in the United States. IH-35, known as the NAFTA Highway because it is the only highway in the US that connects Mexico with Canada, is accessed by Loop IH-820, which circles Tarrant County. The portion of 820 that bisects Haltom City is due for a major widening upgrade by 2015. IH-35 also crosses IH-20 and IH-30, both of which travel east-west across Texas in to neighboring states.

Railroads that traverse the city are the Union Pacific, the Cottonbelt, and the Trinity Railway Express Commuter Rail. The Trinity Railway Express is a commuter rail line that runs to both downtown Dallas and downtown Fort Worth. The Trinity Railway Express also makes a stop just outside American Airlines Center in Dallas' West End. Haltom City residents have access to the rail line just outside its southeastern border, in neighboring RIchland Hills. Safe and accessible parking is available for people wanting to make a day/night trip to Dallas without concerning themselves with parking or the drive back.

Whether interested in the arts, professional sports or dining out, Haltom City is minutes from downtown Fort Worth and the city's renowned Modern Art Museum, Kimball Art Museum and Bass Performance Hall. The professional sports franchises Texas Rangers, Dallas Cowboys, Dallas Stars & Dallas Mavericks play within a half hour's drive.

Haltom City provides families and businesses the comfort and security of a bedroom community with the luxury of being surrounded by world-class entertainment options.