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Weatherford, Texas

Weatherford originated in the 1850s when it was selected as seat of Parker County, and named after Jefferson Weatherford, a member of the Texas Senate when the county was created. In its early years, Weatherford was the last settlement on the Western frontier, on a route of wagon trains operating between Fort Worth and Fort Belknap. The southwest area of town boasts many Victorian-style residences built in late 1800s. Industries include oil field equipment and silicone and plastic products. Weatherford Junior College, established in 1869, is the oldest continuing two-year college in the Southwest.

Stop by the chamber of commerce in the old Santa Fe Depot to receive a map for driving and walking tours around the city.

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Parker County Courthouses

After three previous structures were destroyed by fire, the present Parker County Courthouse was begun in 1884 and dedicated in 1886

Weatherford, TX Historic Courthouses

Chandor Gardens

Chandor Gardens is a unique world-class paradise featuring an enchanting array of creativity, color and beauty. The gardens were lovingly designed and created by renowned English portrait artist Douglas Chandor over 70 years ago yet remain a spectacular marvel.

Weatherford, TX Gardens

Horseshoe Bend Country Club

Course Access: Semi-Private
Holes: 9
Reserve Advance Tee Times:

Weatherford, TX Golf Courses

Canyon West Golf Club

Course Access: Semi-Private
Holes: 18
Reserve Advance Tee Times: 7

Weatherford, TX Golf Courses

Live Oak Country Club

Course Access: Semi-Private
Holes: 9
Reserve Advance Tee Times:

Weatherford, TX Golf Courses

Things to do near Weatherford, TX

Brookhaven Country Club -Master'S

Course Access: PrivateHoles: 18Reserve Advance Tee Times: 6 days...

Ranch Country Club, The -Saddleback/Chisholm

Course Access: PrivateHoles: 18Reserve Advance Tee Times: 7 days...

Gibbons Creek Lake Fishing

Use of juglines, throwlines and trotlines is prohibited in this lake. Their is a slot length limit for bass. Only one bass 2...

Tpc Four Seasons Resort Las Colinas -Tpc

Course Access: PrivateHoles: 18Reserve Advance Tee Times: 45 days...