City Of Stephenville298 W Washington St, Stephenville, TX 76401
Stephenville, Texas is a wonderful community with a population of about 15,000. Stephenville is the Erath County seat and is located about 70 miles southwest of Fort Worth, Texas. Stephenville is a leader in the dairy industry with accounts of approximately $140 million. Five of the 10 leading employers are manufacturing firms with the remainder in education, retail, and health care services. Tarleton State University provides further economic stability with 6,827 enrolled students and 844 employees. In March 1992, the Texas State Comptroller released a state report which ranked Erath County as the fifth best county among 205 rural counties in the state for economic development for the previous five years. In 1993, Stephenville was listed as one of the 100 best small towns in America in a book compiled by Norman Crampton and published by Prentice Hall.