Wheatland

Wheatland, also known as Wheatland Community, is off of U.S. Highway 377 eighteen miles southwest of Fort Worth in extreme southwestern Tarrant County. A school operated there by the 1896–97 term, when it had twenty-eight pupils and one teacher. Ten years later its student population reached thirty-three. Wheatland had three businesses, a school, and a few dwellings in 1936. Afterwards, it reported neither population nor business statistics through the 1970s. The construction of nearby Benbrook Reservoir during the 1950s, however, likely began a period of slow growth; in 1991 the community had a population of 175. The population remained the same in 2000.

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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Currently Exists

Yes

Place type

Wheatland is classified as a Town

Locations

  • Latitude
    32.61596750
    Longitude
    -97.53974490

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No

Is Incorporated

No

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Wheatland by the Numbers

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Pop. Year Source
175 2009 Local Officials