Located just 25 miles west of Fort Worth, Texas, lies the suburb of Weatherford. This community offers a wide variety of housing options. From the more private homes surrounded by acres of luscious, green grass to the varied beautiful craftsman-style homes that are scattered throughout neighborhoods across the city, there’s something for everyone in Weatherford.
A historic shopping district complete with boutiques and antique stores is sure to delight any residents or visitors to the area. Dozens of Victorian and Queen Ann homes,some of which are open to tours, adorn the city's streets. With a plethora of significant buildings and artifacts dating back to the Old West, Weatherford is a town that beckons thoughts of a simpler time. However, that isn’t all the city has to offer. Weatherford is a historic town that is proud of its heritage and possesses a long-standing focus on family, but also boasts a fast-growing population and vital economy. With these qualities working in harmony, it’s no wonder the town’s motto is "Growing with Tradition."
Due to the amounts of peaches grown by local farmer, Weatherford has been christened "The Peach Capital of Texas" by the State Legislature. The residents celebrate their abundance of peaches every year with the Parker County Peach Festival. With food and activity stalls sometimes numbering more than two hundred, this festival is the biggest event hosted in Weatherford. However, "The Peach Capital of Texas" is not Weatherford’s only nickname. It’s also called "The Cutting Horse Capital of the World." With a name like that, it’s no surprise there are various Western fairs staged throughout the year. Even during the times when there are no special events, there’s plenty to do in town. Lake Weatherford is a great spot for water sports, and various youth and adult organizations in the town also plan activities for the public. If you are one who appreciates both tradition and progressiveness, then do yourself a favor and browse through the many beautiful homes available in this charming town.