Haslet TX Area Guide
Haslet is a city in Denton and Tarrant Counties in Texas. As of 2000, the Haslet's population was approximately 1,000. Haslet is located on Farm Road 156, about sixteen miles northwest of Fort Worth.
The area of Haslet was first settled around 1880, but it is likely that no distinct community was formed until 1883, when tracks for the Gulf, Colorado and Santa Fe Railway were extended through the area. In 1887, a post office opened in the area. The community was named for the Michigan hometown of the railroad’s contractor. By 1896, Haslet had a school with twenty-one students. In 1903 the town’s population was sixty-seven. During the 1920s, Haslet had three grocery stores, a hardware store, a dry goods store and a cotton gin. War-related employment in Fort Worth most likely contributed to the growth of Haslet’s population in the late 1940s. The town had been incorporated by 1960 and Haslet had a population of 250 and seven businesses.
By the 1990’s, Haslet had become a commuter community for Fort Worth with approximately 795 residents and about twelve businesses. Today, Haslet is a thriving city that continues to grow.
Haslet Parks and Recreation
The Parks Board of Haslet serves to recommend improvements of the park and recreation areas. The Board strives to stimulate public interest in the development and maintenance of parks and playgrounds and to promote close cooperation between Haslet and private citizens so that all park and recreational facilities are used to their maximum benefit.
Northwest Independent School District
The Northwest Independent School District is rapidly becoming one of the fastest growing school districts in the state. Located north of Fort Worth and west of the Dallas metroplex, Northwest ISD is striving to become the best and most sought-after school district in Texas.
The Northwest Independent School District covers 234 square miles and serves 14 communities in parts of three counties. The district of about 13,100 students is expected to nearly double in size during the next five years and could have as many as 90,000 students by 2030.
Northwest ISD has one high school, three middle schools, 13 elementary schools, a special programs center and a community-based youth residential program. The school district will open its second high school and fourteenth elementary school in 2009. The district's fourth middle school will open in 2010.
Haslet TX Relocation Guide
Welcome to Haslet, Texas! Here you will find a list of compiled resources that will assist you in your move to Haslet. There are many links leading you to further resources regarding Haslet’s government, public safety, utilities, demographics and transportation. If there is anything you do not see here that you feel would be useful, please do not hesitate to let us know.
Haslet Government and Public Safety Information