In 1854, 15 pioneer families came to settle this area, and it was later used as a railroad depot. Weatherford, Texas lies in the Bible belt of the southern US and is celebrated as the PEach Capital of Texas during the annual Parker County Peach Festival. Lake Weatherford to the east is a lovely place to spend the day picnicking, swimming, or hiking around enjoying the scenery. Just west of Fort Worth, Weatherford is easy to access for both city dwellers looking for a quick escape from the city, or people flying in from out of state. The Fort Worth Nature Center and Refuge has 20 mile of hiking trails and is perfect for viewing buffaloes, alligators, deer, and a variety of birds. Don’t hesitate - plan your trip to Weatherford, Texas today.