How it all started…
The community began when W.S. Peters agreed to bring 600 families into the area within a three-year period as part of a land grant. Families began arriving in the summer of 1848. In 1849, Tarrant County was established and named for General Edward H. Tarrant. The area remained a rural farming and ranching community for more than 100 years. In 1952, Clarence Jones began to subdivide his 268-acres dairy farm into a suburban addition in the area that is now Cummings Drive. And that is how everything started.
Nowadays, North Richland Hills is a city inside Tarrant County and a mid-to-high end suburb of Fort Worth. It is also the third largest city in Tarrant County with over 63000 residents. It is rated as one of the top 100 best places to live in the States by Money magazine. Major streets and highways include FM 1938 (Davis Boulevard), Mid Cities Boulevard, Bedford-Euless Road, Interstate Highway 820, North Tarrant Parkway, FM 3029 (Precinct Line Road) and TX SH 26. It is home to the Birdville Independent School District and the northern portion is served by Keller ISD. Schools are amazing here, which makes it perfect for families as well.
North Richland Hills is great for starting your business or if you are looking forward to changing your career. North Richland Hills features popular businesses and locations including the NRH20 Water Park, Medical City North Hills, its own state-of-the-art public library and is surrounded by communities including Haltom City, Keller, Hurst, and Southlake. It also housed the now-demolished North Hills Mall, which ceased operations in 2004.