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2010 Census - 63,343
2000 Census - 55,635
North Richland Hills, Texas
North Richland Hills Texas History:
In 1950, Clarence Jones developed his farm into a residential area and named it North Richland Hills.   The town incorporated in 1953. Its economy is primarily based on manufacturing and an assortment of businesses. North Richland Hills is located at the intersection of SH 26, SH 183, SH 121and U.S. 820, 30 miles west of Dallas, 10 miles west of Euless, 6 miles west of Bedford, 25 miles southwest of Lewisville, 14.6 miles southwest of Grapevine, 6.4 miles southwest of Colleyville, 36 miles slightly southwest of Denton, 39 miles southeast of Decatur, 23 miles southeast of Azle, 20 miles northeast of Benbrook, 18 miles northeast of White Settlement, 15 miles northeast of Fort Worth, 20.5 miles northwest of Grand Prairie, and 14.7 miles northwest of Arlington, Texas.
Liberty Park & Veterans Monument:
The Veterans Monument was sculpted by San Antonio Artist Donna Dobberfuhl. The 21-foot monument depicts all branches of the military and represents all conflicts from World War I to the present. "Old Glory" is waving in the background to symbolize our nation’s freedom. Additional amenities include a playground and a picnic pavilion. Open 5am-11pm. 5825 Holiday Lane. (817) 427-6620.
STARS Theater Company:
This non-profit theater group provides young people with education, training and performing experience in theater arts. They perform several musicals, melodramas, fairy tales or other theater performances each year. Students come from the surrounding communities of Southlake, Grapevine, Keller, North Richland Hills, Coppell, Saginaw and Fort Worth. As of 2012 they were rehearsing in the Crown of Life Church fellowship room at 6605 Pleasant Run in Colleyville while they are searching for a new building. The 2012 annual summer musical was held at the TCC Northeast campus at 828 Harwood Road in Hurst, Texas. (817) 421-2883. Email
Art in Public Spaces:
The city has a 17 piece permanent public art collection. These art works are located in various public spaces. The Signal Art Program commissions artists to design original artwork for traffic signal boxes throughout the city. The Loaned Art Program permits area artists to display their works in public spaces. The Arts Review Committee periodically releases a Call for Art, an open invitation program for artists to submit their works for consideration as new pieces of the permanent art collection. (817) 427-6620.    
North Richland Hills Cultural Arts Division:
This agency hosts art exhibitions, a concert series and other live performances. It also offers adult workshops, acting classes, art classes for all ages, and a Spring Break full day Art Camp. Applicants may register at the North Richland Hills Recreation Center, located at 6720 NE Loop 820. (817) 427-6614. Email 
North Richland Hills Library:
The library provides traditional library programs, children, youth and adult programs, summer programs, a small business assistance office, a career center for job seekers, 6 study rooms, 2 public meeting rooms, a café, 75 public access computers with internet connections, and free Wi-Fi. Open Mon-Fri, 9am-9pm; Sat, 9am-5pm; closed Sundays. (817) 427-6800. 9015 Grand Avenue. Email