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Horseshoe Bend, Texas
Horseshoe Bend, Texas is located in Texas
Horseshoe Bend, Texas
Horseshoe Bend, Texas
Location in Texas
Country United States
State Texas
County Parker
Area
 • Total 1.73 sq mi (4.5 km2)
 • Land 1.65 sq mi (4.3 km2)
 • Water 0.08 sq mi (0.2 km2)
Elevation
718 ft (219 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 789
 • Density 456.1/sq mi (176.1/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central)
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (Central)
ZIP code
76087
Area code(s) 817
GNIS feature ID 2586939

Horseshoe Bend is a census-designated place in Parker County, Texas, United States. This was a new CDP for the 2010 census with a population of 789.

Geography

Horseshoe Bend is located approximately 12 miles south of Weatherford is southern Parker County. The community sits in a horseshoe-shaped bend along the Brazos River. It is part of the Dallas–Fort Worth metroplex.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 1.73 square miles (4.5 km2), of which 1.65 square miles (4.3 km2) is land and 0.08 square miles (0.21 km2) is water.

Demographics

At the 2010 United States Census there were 789 people, 343 households, and 202 families residing in the CDP. The racial makeup of the CDP was 93.2% White (86.8% Non-Hispanic White), 1.1% Native American, 0.5% African American, 0.4% Asian, 2.9% from other races, and 1.9% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 9.4% of the population.

Education

The Weatherford Independent School District (WISD) serves students living in Horseshoe Bend. Zoned campuses include Wright Elementary School (grades K-6), Hall Middle School (grades 7-8), Weatherford High School Ninth Grade Center (grade 9), and Weatherford High School [1] (grades 10-12).

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