Mansfield, Texas a suburb of Fort Worth. Mansfield is located south of the larger city and is primarily in Tarrant County, but portions of the city are also in Ellis and Johnson counties. CNN/Money Magazine rated the city as one of the best one-hundred cities in which to live in 2009. In the list, Mansfield was rated in the top quarter at number twenty-four.
Mansfield is a great place to live and you have found the best place to search for Mansfield homes for sale. A quick drive to the south can take you into the rolling hills and Texas farmland. Likewise, just a few miles to the north can take residents into the heart of Fort Worth proper. This has caused many people to look for Mansfield homes for sale.
The Mansfield Independent School System operates most of the schools located in Mansfield. The district includes thirty schools total with six high schools, an alternative school and a career school. Average class size in the district remains small. Elementary classes average 22 students and high school classes average 28 students. These award winning schools will provide quality education for your children.
There are several colleges and universities in the area. Tarrant County Junior College has several campuses spread throughout Tarrant County. Texas Christian University is located in nearby. University of Texas at Arlington offers several degree programs.
The metroplex offers a plethora of activities to keep the family entertained. You will find everything from cowboys to culture in this Fort Worth. Every year the Fat Stock Show is a time when the best cattle come to compete. Just down the road from the stockyards, visitors to the city will find several award winning art museums that feature works by artist that include western as well as modern art. The city has a small but very fine zoo that is a great place to visit any time of the year. Just a few miles to the east, in Arlington, you will find the original Six Flags amusement park. The Texas Rangers baseball team has their home stadium just across the parking lot in Ranger Stadium. In Dallas, football fans will find the Dallas Cowboys at Cowboy Stadium. College games are played at the Cotton Bowl. The Mavericks play basketball at reunion arena.
An employment opportunity in the area varies. Fort Worth has traditionally been a manufacturing center. Some of the major employers include American Airlines, Lockheed and Bell Helicopter. GM also has a plant in the area.