North Richland Hills, Texas Real Estate and Information

North Richland Hills, Texas Real Estate and Information

Named one of the “100 Best Places to Live in the United States” by Money Magazine in 2006, North Richland Hills is located in Tarrant County just minutes from Dallas and Fort Worth. The third largest city in the county, North Richland Hills real estate offers a thriving economy, safe neighborhoods, nationally recognized parks, and excellent schools all within a few minutes drive of the largest land-locked metropolitan area in the country.

Shopping and Dining.

Home to a number of locally owned restaurants and national favorites, North Richland Hills offers almost every type of cuisine you could imagine. Christina’s Fine Mexican Restaurant is a favorite home town Mexican restaurant.  Japanese Grill on Boulevard 26 is known for its excellent sushi. And, don’t forget the pizza, pasta, salads, and delectable entrees at Niki’s Italian Bistro on Davis Blvd. Residents can pick up everyday staples, including home furnishings, groceries, clothing, and more at Walmart Supercenter, Sam’s Club, Kroger Grocery, Kohl’s, The Home Depot, Burlington Coat Factory, and Garden Ridge. For trendy styles, designer duds, and unique gifts, the North East Mall in Hurst is only minutes away.

Parks and Recreation.

North Richland Hills real estate includes 700 acres of award-winning parkland, including athletic fields, playgrounds, fishing ponds, and nature trails. Cross Timbers Park on Douglas Road includes sections of preserved forest and prairie and features baseball fields, sports facilities, hard and soft surface walking trails, and a large children’s playground. The 4-mile-long, paved Cotton Belt Trail winds along the tracks of the Cotton Belt Railroad and will eventually link North Richland Hills to the nearby communities of Hurst, Colleyville, Grapevine, and Fort Worth. Dick Faram Park, located adjacent to the Cotton Belt Trail, features a looped jogging trail, a picnic pavilion, a children’s playground with shade trees, and five acres of open space perfect for flag football, Frisbee, and soccer games. Residents can let their dogs and puppies roam free at the Tipps Canine Hollow Dog Park, which features fenced areas for large and small dogs.

The new North Richland Hills recreation center comprises 86,000 square feet and features a state-of-the-art fitness center, a suspended walking/running track, a double gymnasium, a senior center, a kids club, and an indoor aquatics center with three lap lanes, a rock climbing wall, a loop slide, and a whirlpool. Group classes, including Zumba, yoga, spin, and aerobics, are held at the center daily.

North Richland Hills also is home to NRH2O, Dallas-Fort Worth’s family water park, featuring body slides, tube slides, multi-rider slides, pools, water playgrounds, a lazy river, and the world’s largest uphill water-coaster. The 18-hole Iron Horse Golf Club, also in North Richland Hills, is a highly rated, award-winning public golf course. Known for its great value, the 24-year-old course features four sets of tees and is perfect for golfers of all levels. North Richland Hills also has a community garden where residents can plant their own organic produce.


Designated one of the top ten safest neighborhoods in the Dallas-Fort Worth area, North Richland Hills also boasts a lower-than-average cost of living and plenty of economic opportunities. Home to 30 major employers, including North Hills Hospital, Tyson Prepared Foods, Con-Way Freight, Inc., and ATI Career Training Center, and approximately 1,200 local businesses, the city ‘s 63,400 residents have experienced positive job growth in recent years. Median home cost in 2012 was $130,300.

Schools, Health, and Transportation.

The Birdville Independent School District operates nine elementary schools, three middle schools, and two high schools in North Richland Hills. Students also can attend one of several private schools in the area, including North Park Christian Academy, Fort Worth Christian School, St. John the Apostle Catholic School, and North Richland Hills Montessori. Adult students can earn associates degrees in over 70 disciplines at the nearby NE Tarrant County College.

The 176-bed North Hills Hospital provides emergency, acute, diagnostic, and surgical care to thousands of Tarrant County residents each year. The hospital is both a certified primary stroke center and an accredited heart failure center. It is also home to a bariatric center, a spinal surgery center, a senior health clinic, and a newly opened women’s center.

Residents of North Richland Hills can hop on one of the region’s many bus routes or the Trinity Railway Service (TRE) in nearby Richland Hills to commute between Dallas and Fort Worth. The DFW International Airport, located just 15 miles from North Richland Hills, offers non-stop service to 146 domestic and 44 international destinations each day. Three shuttle routes connect the TRE rail service to the airport.


If you are thinking about buying or selling a home in North Richland Hills, give us a call at (817) 481-8890 or send us an email to explore your options and to find out when is the best time for you to make a move.

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