Fort Worth is located to the North of Texas, and is a part of the Tarrant, Johnson, Wise, Parker and Denton Counties, and is the county seat of Tarrant County. Fort Worth, as the name suggests, was once an army outpost near the Trinity River. Today, it has a significant Naval Air Station and a military base, called the Naval Air Station Joint Reserve Base Fort Worth (NAS Fort Worth JRB).
The Panther City
Fort Worth is nicknamed the Panther city, after an article appeared in the then sleepy town in 1873, in which the author sarcastically claimed that he saw a sleeping panther next to the courthouse.
Today, Fort Worth is a major tourist destination, and an important economic, cultural and military hub. The Kimbell Art Museum, one of the finest museums in the world, is located at Fort Worth. It is housed in a building designed by Louis I. Kahn, who is one of the foremost architects in the world.
Several top MNCs are international brand names have their headquarters in Fort Worth, like Lockheed Martin Aeronautics, American Airlines, Bell Helicopter and Alcon. Other prominent contributors to the city’s economy include the John Peter Smith Hospital, RadioShack, FUNimation Entertainment, and Gallus Cycles. Texas is leading the country in jobs created and business expansion and this just makes it easier to find ideally located and perhaps pleasantly priced storage units for your stuff that you are not ready to depart with yet. You could be in between moving away from your parents and finding a long term resting spot (a nice home), well, this is where storage units come into play.
There are dozens of major universities and private colleges in Fort Worth. The most prominent ones are the Texas Christian University and the Texas Wesleyan University. They may not be the Univ. of Texas or UCLA but they are fantastic learning institutions.
Self-Storage Facilities that are Worth Every Penny in Fort Worth
Fort Worth is a growing city, and a favorite tourist destination. To cater to the residents’ temporary storage demands, several companies rent out storage units near Fort Worth. The price of the storage depends upon the size and the amenities the company offers along with the storage. The most common amenities include drive up access, roll up doors, swing doors, high ceilings, climate controlled storage, anti-theft alarms, and electricity access.
Typical 5’x5′ Fort Worth storage units may cost around $20 to $50 per month. For example, the Storage Choice Company located at Mira Vista TX 76132 offers a 5’x5′ unit located on the first floor for $37 per month.
Larger storage units are also available. They can store large trucks, boats, RVs, vans, and semi-trucks. A large 10’x15′ may cost an amount around $100. Uncle Bob’s Self Storage at 6162 Southwest Blvd offer a 10’x15’ unit with drive up access and roll up doors for $112 a month.
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