Communities / North Richland Hills, Texas

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North Richland Hills, Texas

suburban • southwest, USA

North Richland Hills features more than 800 acres of parkland and 30 miles of hiking and biking trails.
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About North Richland Hills

Located in north-central Texas, a suburb of Fort Worth, North Richland Hills is the third largest city in Tarrant County. Voted one of the 10 best neighborhoods by Dallas Morning News, North Richland Hills features more than 800 acres of parkland and 30 miles of hiking and biking trails. Enjoy the great outdoors at numerous picnic pavilions, fishing ponds, athletic fields, playgrounds and scenic gardens. Top attractions in North Richland Hills include NRH20, a popular family-friendly water park, Iron Horse Golf Course, Green Valley Raceway and NRH Centre — a premiere fitness, aquatics and activities center. The North Richland Hills Library houses Makers Spot, a 4,500-square-foot community workspace fostering creativity, exploration and innovation. Library cardholders receive free Makers Spot membership, along with access to community equipment such as a 3D printer, audio production and editing software, a soldering station, various tools and saws, and sewing and embroidery machines. The Art in Public Places program spotlights 18 permanent exhibits, including sculptures, paintings and murals, idyllically placed in various parks and public buildings throughout the city. North Richland Hills offers many educational opportunities, including private Catholic and Christian institutes, as well as independent school districts for elementary, middle and high school students, such as Birdville, Hurst-Euless-Bedford and Keller. Additionally, the North Richland Hills Economic Development Department maintains a list of quality preschools and daycare facilities. North Richland Hills homes boast a mixture of Prairie, Craftsman, Colonial Revival, Victorian and Art Deco styles, making it easy to find a home that pleases a variety of design tastes. Whether you crave BBQ, sushi, tacos or authentic Italian cuisine, more than 100 dining options await North Richland Hills residents. Looking for a bit more excitement? Drive a short 16 miles to Grapevine for dinner and a show at Texas Star Dinner Theater. Known for its Wild West murder productions, including Lone Star Mysteries, award-winning entertainment is just minutes away. Planning a weekend trip or a family vacation? The Dallas/Fort Worth International airport, only 20 minutes away, offers direct flights to popular destinations such as Chicago, Las Vegas and Los Angeles, so you’re only a quick flight from Navy Pier, the Vegas Strip or Disneyland.

Population

69,917

Internet Speed Rating

100 Mbps

Closest Airport

Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport • 15 mi

Weather (High/Low)

95 / 57

Median Home Value (3BR, 2BA)

$318,372

FUN FACT


Originally a farming and ranching community, North Richland Hills dairy farmers Bill and Dorothy McClure created a drag strip known as Green Valley Raceway, where in 1974, Evil Knievel successfully jumped over 11 Mack trucks.
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