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North Central Plains

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Come visit the North Central Plains! Major Cities to visit Major cities to visit Fort Worth Come visit the sixteenth most populous city in the US! Established in 1849, Fort Worth is a cultural getaway to the American West with it's traditional architectural design. Because of Fort Worths strong western heritage and history of local arts patronage, people have started calling it the City of Cowboys and Culture. Abilene Abilene was established by cattleman in 1881. There is much to do in this city with three lakes. Lytle Lake, Lake Fort Phantom Hill, and Kirby Lake. The cultural aspects of Abilene center around local college and university campuses, the agricultural community of areas nearby, and the large amount of evangelical churches. With an average temperature of 64.55 degrees for the year, you can have a lot of fun in this city! Attractions on tour Attractions on our tour The Fort Worth Zoo- With over 5,000 animals, the Fort Worth Zoo was named a top zoo by Family Life Magazine and several others. It would be a great place to take the kids! Dinosaur Valley State Park- A 1,524 acre state park, Dinosaur Valley is located around the Paluxy River. It is a national natural landmark with a beautiful view. It contains some of the best preserved dinosaur tracks in the world. Paramount Theatre- Opened in 1930 and restored to original condition in 1986, you can watch films, live theatre performances, ballet, and opera. It is a great place to spend an afternoon. The Economy of the North Central Plains The North Central Plains most important economic resource is their rich soil which provides great farming and limestone which is buried beneath. The rich soil provides great grass for cattle. Holding some of the states largest ranches. Some other resources include-
1. Rich Soil
2. Farming (crops)
3. Cattle (Dairy and beef)
4. Limestone
5.Oil Geography Lots of beautiful rolling hills.During the summer there is low humidity, fair skies, and little rain. Near the East side of the North Central Plains is the Grand Prairie which goes south to the Red River. Along the top and sides of the Grand Prairie are the East and West Cross Timbers. Cross Timbers Caprock Escarpment Brazos River Interesting Facts Did you know the North Central Plains are home to the Texas Rangers baseball team?
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