Tarleton State University in Stephenville, Texas
In 1856, arguably the best small town in Texas was founded. Roughly 70 miles southwest of Fort Worth lies Stephenville, Texas. With a population of around 19,320, Stephenville manages to keep it’s rural feel. Agriculture is Stephenville’s pre-eminent industry and Erath County leads the state of Texas in milk production. Manufacturing firms, education, health care services & retail are all the leading employers. Between Stephenville Independent School District & Tarleton State University, Stephenville has become the “City of Champions”.