Sanctuary is a rural residential community off State Highway 199 about sixteen miles northeast of Weatherford in northeastern Parker County. The community incorporated in the early 1980s. By 1990 the population was 234, and it increased to 256 in 2000. Sanctuary has a mayor and city council and a volunteer fire department.

Adapted from the official Handbook of Texas, a state encyclopedia developed by the Texas State Historical Association (TSHA). It is an authoritative source of trusted historical records.

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Population Counts

Pop. Year Source
333 2019 Texas Demographic Center
329 2010 Texas Demographic Center
256 2000 Texas Demographic Center
234 1990 Texas Demographic Center