Saginaw is a city in Tarrant County, Texas, United States, and a suburb of Fort Worth. The population was 19,806 at the 2010 United States Census. Saginaw, Texas is a Home rule municipality.
|Motto: "A City On The Right Track"|
Location of Saginaw in Tarrant County, Texas
|Coordinates: 32°51′42″N 97°22′00″W|
The area was settled before the Civil War as an agricultural community, and was named Dido (a name which lives on in some area roads). Three railroad lines came through the area in the 1880s, the Chicago, Rock Island and Gulf Railway (a subsidiary of the Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific Railroad), the Gulf, Colorado and Santa Fe Railwayand the Fort Worth and Denver City Railway.
The town was renamed Saginaw in 1882 by Jarvis J. Green (after his first choice of "Pontiac" was rejected by theUnited States Postal Service), who had lived and worked on Saginaw Street in Pontiac, Michigan. The name Saginaw comes from the Ojibwe language and means "to flow out." It is also the name of a river, a bay, and a city inMichigan.
Saginaw is located at Coordinates: (32.861789, -97.366621).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 7.5 square miles (19.4 km²), all of it land.
No colleges or universities are present in this small community, but the city lies within driving distance to Fort Worth and the rest of the Dallas/Fort Worth metropolitan area, which contains a number of colleges and universities including the Tarrant County College system.
Saginaw is served by the Eagle Mountain-Saginaw Independent School District. The three high schools in the district are Boswell High School, Saginaw High School, and Chisholm Trail High School.