Climate
Crowley United States
233 days 205 days
32 inches 39.2 inches
52 days 102 days
0.5 inches 25.8 inches
96 degrees 86.1 degrees
33 degrees 22.6 degrees

Crowley

Our region’s economy, due to close proximity to Fort Worth, Texas (15th largest city in U.S., and fifth largest city in Texas), is energized by a strong job environment in manufacturing, logistics, health care, food processing, aerospace, education and industrial sectors.

The City of Crowley is strategically located just south 15.4 miles or 21 minutes to downtown Fort Worth. Our fast pace of growth is balanced by our extraordinary quality of life and unique cultural amenities. The City of Crowley offers great schools, close proximity to health care, outstanding shopping and restaurants, a lively cultural scene, as well as access to various outdoor recreation and trails.

Demographics

4,408

Total Households

130,000

Population in 5-mile radius

$65,000

Median income

8.7%

Lower cost of living vs. national average

32 years

Average median age

History

1st Train ran though Crowley

December 8, 1881

The first train ran through Crowley – named after Santa Fe Railroad road employee S.H, Crowley. SFR selected the area near the creek as a suitable spot for trackage and stock pens. Passenger trains were eventually pulled in 1961, and the train no longer stopped in Crowley.

Crowley ISD

August 15, 1950

Crowley Independent School District, which now has more than 15,000 students and 23 campuses, consolidated with Sycamore Independent School District. Three years later, two buildings were added at 512 Peach Street, where the district office is currently located.

City of Crowley incorporated

May 6, 1952

The City of Crowley incorporated with an elected governing body, and J.H. (Chick) Race was the city’s first mayor and served in that position until 1957.

Crowley Area Chamber of Commerce

March 10, 1972

The Crowley Area Chamber of Commerce received its state charter, and Crowley Mayor Harry Teeter became its first official member.

Crowley Fire Station No. 2

July 8, 2003

Crowley Fire Station No. 2, located on Oak Street just off Business FM 1187, was the first of four buildings in the area to be completed. The Crowley Public Library (2004); Crowley Justice Center (2010); and the Crowley Recreation Center (2011). Additional city buildings were constructed or remodeled: City Hall (2005); Crowley Animal Control (2011); Crowley Fire Station No. 1 (2012);

Walmart Supercenter opened

March 14, 2012

Walmart Supercenter opened on East  FM 1187, and more businesses in the area soon followed with Dollar Tree Plaza (2013); Jerry’s Car Wash (2016); Walmart Fueling Center (2017); and Atwood’s (2018).

Chisholm Trail Parkway

May 5, 2014

After 50 years in the making, the Chisholm Trail Parkway, a 27.6-mile toll road extending from downtown Fort Worth south to Cleburne, officially opened. It’s located less than 3 miles west of Crowley.

June W. Davis Elementary School

May 11, 2018

Crowley ISD breaks ground on June W. Davis Elementary School. Davis is the longtime president of the Crowley ISD Board of Trustees. Six months later, CISD broke ground on a yet-to-be-named career and technology center.

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