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History of the Walsh Ranch

Walsh Ranch has served as the headquarters of the Howard Walsh Family ranching operations for over 70 years. Located west of Fort Worth, Texas, at the eastern edge of the cross timbers region of the state, the land has great natural beauty and particularly interesting topography. Since its inception, Walsh Ranch has been a working cattle ranch renowned for the quality of its cattle. In the 1950s it became one of the premier Charolais breeding operations in the country, and it also hosted the largest Charbray herd in North America.

In addition to the appealing natural setting, the Walsh name adds another layer of distinction. Since the 1930s, F. Howard and Mary D. Walsh have been recognized as two of Fort Worth's most distinguished citizens, deeply involved in community philanthropy. From their unparalleled support of Texas Christian University, to their devotion to education, the arts, children's causes, and countless charities, the Walsh name is synonymous with excellence.

Walsh Ranch is steeped in history, not only of its operations, but in the tradition of its owners who had a vision for what it could be and how they could so demonstrably, yet humbly, support the community they love. Walsh Ranch proudly bears their legacy and their commitment to Fort Worth and Texas. It is fitting that these remarkable citizens will be remembered in perpetuity through the quality of life of all those who will live, work, play, and worship at Walsh Ranch.

  Property Statistics

7,275 ± Acres

11.4 square miles

1,698.5 acres in Tarrant County

5,576.5 acres in Parker County

Property annexed for limited purpose within the
City of Forth Worth

Property is 3.6 miles across from east to west; property is
6.8 miles from north to south

Over 7 miles of Interstate frontage along I-30, and I-20

Property surrounds intersection of I-20 with I-30

Over 100,000 vehicles pass the property on I-20/I-30
each day

Over 3.1 million residents within 45-minute drive time of the property

Property elevations: high point -1047 elevation;
low point - 774 elevation

Property is located in the City's Far West Planning Sector

A portion of the property is within area designated on Fort Worth Comprehensive Plan as a "Community" Mixed-Use Growth Center

Majority of the land is in the Aledo Independent School District

Prior to beginning development, the land currently serves as a working cattle ranch.