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 Willow Park
The peaceful walk bridge behind Willow Park City Hall in Cross Timbers Park once carried cars over a creek a few miles away on FM5.
Willow Park, located along Interstate 20, is the sec- ond largest city in the county. Willow Park began as farming and ranching territory due
to a stagecoach line that ran through the area, the nearby Chisholm Trail to the north- east, and the nearby Clear Fork branch of the Trinity River.
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But with the growth of Aledo ISD and with the Fort Worth population moving into the suburbs, Willow Park is a destination point for families seeking a comfortable, away- from-the-city lifestyle and a school district that excels aca- demically.
With a convenient loca- tion and recent commercial development, Willow Park has seen steady growth over
the years. The city’s residents have expanded as well, and the population of the city recently passed 5,000. That number is expected to grow with the con- struction of Meadow Place, the city’s newest subdivision.
With that growth, Willow Park is making infrastructure investments in a variety of ways. The city is undergoing a water line replacement project and a multi-million-dollar
street repair and replacement project.
The city also began con- struction on a new public safe- ty building for Willow Park’s police and fire departments along Ranch House Road, one of the city’s main arteries.
Willow Park’s largest proj- ect is the redevelopment of the area including the former Trinity Meadows horse racing
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