Texas Lakes Trail Region

Participant in the Texas Historical Commission's
Texas Heritage Trails Program

White Settlement

The City of White Settlement, Texas is located in Tarrant County approximately 7 miles from downtown Fort Worth.



The settlement started out as a frontier outpost in the 1850's and grew to be an important part of the WWII war effort with establishment of Carswell Air Force Base, activated by the United States Army in July 1942.  Today, you can learn about the history of the community at the White Settlement Historical Museum.