Azle Real Estate Information

A mid-sized community split among Parker and Tarrant counties, Azle, Texas, is home to a population estimated around 11,000. The city lies situated in the northwest corner of Tarrant County but extends partially into Parker County, and it is about 16 miles northwest of Fort Worth. Azle has a total area of 8.2 square miles.

The city was first settled in 1846, when a doctor named James Azle Steward moved into a cabin on the land. The community welcomed its post office in 1881, when it was called O'Bar. Shortly thereafter, however, Steward donated much of the land for the community's new townsite, and the city's name was changed at his request to Azle. Dairy farming was a popular industry in the 1900s, as products made here were sold to Fort Worth creameries.

Azle is served by the served by the Azle Independent School District and the Azle Memorial Library. Medical care can be obtained at the Harris Methodist Hospital Northwest, as well as at five larger hospitals in Fort Worth. Median household income was estimated in 2008 to be around $53,000, while median value of homes and condos in the community was measured to be around $125,000.

The city's most popular attraction is Eagle Mountain Lake, which was formed by a dam on the Trinity River, east of Azle. Other attractions include an 18-hole municipal golf course, Cross Timbers Golf Course, the Azle Historical Museum, and recreation areas like Ash Creek Park, Azle City Park and Hornet Field.