Watauga is a city and suburb in Tarrant County, Texas. Based on the 2010 census, it has a total land area of 4.2 square miles and a population of 23,497. The city is surrounded by Keller City to the north, Fort Worth City to the west, Haltom City to the southwest, and North Richland Hills City to the east and south.
Some of places of interest found in Watauga are Capp Smith Park, Watauga Pavilion, North East Mall, Grapevine Lake, Grapevine Mills Mall, NRH20, and Southlake Town Square.
The local government follows a Mayor-Council-Manager form. Considered a full-service city, Watauga provides police, fire, emergency, library, building inspection, economic development, public works, and parks and recreation services to its citizens. The structure of the government involves various city department directors, which include Finance Director, Police Chief, Fire Chief, Human Resources and Civil Service Director, Chief Information Officer, Library Director, Municipal Court Judge, and Parks and Community Services Director.
Birdville and Keller are the two independent school districts that serve the educational system in Watauga. The top employers here, based on their 2015 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report, are the following: Target, Birdville ISD, City of Watauga, Albertsons, Harvest Baptist, North Pointe Health and Rehab, Fresco’s, Keller ISD, Cotton Patch Cafe, and Chili’s.
Watauga has an official website where the residents can get helpful information about the government’s departments and services, including Animal Services, City Manager’s Office, City Secretary’s Office, Code Compliance, Fire and EMS, Human Resources, Information Technology, and Municipal Court. Aside from this online portal, the Watauga community may also go to Watauga Public Library to find different resources, such as law articles for legal research.
Being a Fort Worth suburb, the nearest legal clinic in Watauga is the Innocence Project of Texas. Other law offices that can provide pro bono services around Watauga are Texas Civil Rights Project, National Fathers Resource Center – Fathers for Equal Rights, Inc., and Dallas Bar Association LegalLine.
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