Haltom City is a city, part of the Dallas-Fort Worth region, in Tarrant County, Texas, United States. Its population was 42,409 at the 2010 census. Haltom City is an inner suburb of Fort Worth, a principal city of the DFW Metroplex. The city is 6 miles from downtown Fort Worth, 30 miles from the American Airlines Center in Dallas, and 20 miles from the Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport in Irving. Haltom City is surrounded almost entirely by Fort Worth, North Richland Hills, Watauga, and Richland Hills.
The education system for Haltom City is served by the Birdville Independent School District, which also serves neighboring cities including Fort Worth, North Richland Hills, Watauga, and as far as Hurst. It is also served in the north by Keller ISD, with high-school students exclusively feeding into Fossil Ridge High School in Fort Worth. The city is home to 10 parks, a public library, and a recreation center. Haltom City is surrounded by major highways including, Highway 26, Highway 377, SH 121, (NE 28th St) SH 183, and Interstate 820.
Haltom City is located at 32°48′58″N 97°16′18″W (32.816129, -97.271634).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 12.4 square miles (32.1 km2), of which 12.4 square miles (32.1 km2) are land and 0.04 square mile (0.1 km2) (0.16%) is covered by water.