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Bunker Hill is a well-established community in Watauga and is one of the best places to live in Texas. The homes in Bunker Hill have a wide range of styles and time periods. In general, homes in Bunker Hill are about $160,000 – $460,000 and sit on quarter to half-acre lots with three to four bedrooms and two-three bathrooms. The average floor area is around 1000-2000 square feet. Living here offers residents a rural feel and most residents are homeowners. This community is near highway 377 where most businesses and retail markets are generally located. There is a wide range of restaurants, coffee shops, shopping, churches, parks and many more! Many families live here and residents tend to lean liberal.
The public schools in this area are highly rated. The nearest schools in the neighborhood are Grace E Hardeman Elementary School, Birdville Independent School District, Watauga Middle School, and Haltom High School.
The overall crime rate of 15 per 1,000 residents, safer than 42% of US Cities, making the crime rate here near the average for all cities and towns of all sizes in America. According to www.neighborhoodscout.com/ analysis of FBI crime data, your chance of becoming a victim of crime in Watauga is 1 in 67.
City of Watauga
Watauga is located in the northeast quadrant of economically vibrant Tarrant County in the DFW Metroplex. Watauga is just a short 8 miles to downtown Fort Worth, and a quick 11 miles to DFW International Airport. Served by two outstanding school districts, Birdville ISD and Keller ISD, Watauga continues to focus on prosperity through maintaining a low crime rate, a competitive housing market, (75 new homes planned for construction next year), providing 115 acres of parks and open spaces, and being responsible for a welcoming community filled with civic pride. Watauga’s pro-growth attitude, prominent location, high traffic counts on improved roadways along with available utilities, create a healthy business climate for commerce. Great schools, parks and events, and an award-winning library pave the way for a great lifestyle for residents. Our business-friendly attitude shows—just take a quick drive through Watauga and you will see why major national retailers are located here.
The population is 24,555 (2019 est.)
Median Age is 34,5
Daytime Population is 17,475
Median Household Income is $66,479
Over 340 Businesses
Incorporation of the City of Watauga, TX
The petition for incorporation was filed, approved, and ordered on September 24, 1958. The City of Watauga was incorporated on October 11, 1958, after an election.
Many years prior to settlers, Cherokee Indians first settled in Watauga, meaning village of many springs. They were in search of the bountiful game, fertile fields, and clear spring waters. Around 1843, hardy settlers from Tennessee first arrived in the village. Among some of the first settlers were: W.A., Margaret, and James Walker, Jane Weir, Willie Potts, William, Samuel, Martha and Nancy Evins, William, Julia, and Mary Carlton, Syrena Stowel and Sarah Henderson. Thankful for the rich farmland and abundant fish and game, and aware of their dependence on God, the early settlers organized the first Church in Watauga, the Willow Springs Presbyterian Church on December 14, 1867. In 1972, a state historical marker was presented to designate the Church’s historical recognition for serving the Lord for over one hundred years.
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