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Stephenville, TX

Stephenville, TX

Stephenville, TX

Moving to Stephenville, Texas - Erath County
Stephenville, a city with a population of 17,123, is located in and is the county seat of Erath County. Stephenville is located approximately 65 miles southwest of Fort Worth and 100 miles southwest of Dallas. Several have nicknamed Stephenville the “Cowboy Capital of the World,” and “the Ville.” It was named one of Norman Crampton’s “100 Best Small Towns in America!”  Stephenville is a down south Texas town with nice folks, a great place to call home. You’ll be glad you’re moving to Stephenville.

The Weather in Stephenville
A humid subtropical climate describes Stephenville’s weather with very hot summers and mild winters. Average temperature for the year is 63 F, with average high temperatures during the summer in the upper 80s and low 90s, and winter temperatures falling to the low 30s. Yearly precipitation averages 30 inches mainly falling in the months of May and June. If you love sunny weather, you’ll love the weather in Stephenville!  

Schools in Stephenville
If you have school-aged children who will be transferring to Stephenville schools, you’ll find that they will be moving to a district serving over 3,350 students and a district which is recognized within the top 30% in the state! Stephenville schools are organized within the Stephenville Independent School District and include Central Elementary School (Pre K-K), Chamberlin Elementary School (Grades 1-2), Hook Elementary School (Grades 3-4), Gilbert Intermediate School (Grades 5-6), Henderson Jr. High School (Grades 7-8), and Stephenville High School (Grades 9-12). Additionally, Stephenville Christian School (Pre K-K) makes its home in Stephenville. For upper level education, residents go to Tarleton State University with over 9,600 students, offering degrees from associate’s to doctor’s, and is the third largest non-land grant agriculture university in the United States!   

Getting to Know Your Way Around Stephenville
Stephenville has three major US highways encircling its area, US Highway 377, US Highway 281, and US Highway 67, so finding your way around is quite simple! The city has a total area of 11.89 square miles and most residents travel via their own personal vehicles. There are also the options of carpooling, biking, and walking. Stephenville is considered to be a fairly bike friendly and somewhat walkable city, so no matter which method of getting around you choose, you’ll find that Stephenville is easy to navigate! 

Stephenville Attractions
Within Stephenville, you’ll find a wide variety of places to hang out and have some fun! Included in their many attractions are two public parks, two public swimming pools, two golf courses, two rodeo arenas, a youth center, and much more! One of the must see attractions in Stephenville is the Stephenville Museum, so once you’ve settled in, be sure to check it out! Additionally, there are two major lakes within a 40 mile area with hunting, fishing, and great outdoor activities to enjoy! Lastly, Stephenville has many annual events such as arts and crafts festivals, rodeos, livestock shows, a dairy fest, 4th of July parade, dog show and more!  

Great Places to Dine in Stephenville
You’ll find great places to dine when moving to Stephenville! Among the highest rated restaurants are Hard-Eight Barbeque serving up brisket, chicken, turkey, sausage, and ribs right out of the pit; Pastafina’s for your homemade baked pastas, pizzas, soups and salads; Habanero with the most delicious breakfast burritos around; and Reynaldo’s, where the rellenos can’t be beat! If you’re looking for some live and raw food, stop by the Barefood Market and order up a delicious, delightful, raw veggie salad! 

Moving to Stephenville Links
City of Stephenville
Stephenville Chamber of Commerce
Voter Registration
Stephenville DMV

The service center for Stephenville, TX is located in Fort Worth, TX.

Information about Stephenville, TX

Est. Population: 17123
County: Erath
Latitude: 32.2167
Longitude: -98.2000
Zip Codes: 76401