Geology of Tarrant County, Texas

The source geological map used is "Geologic Atlas of Texas, Dallas Sheet" - Bureau of Economic Geology, 1987.  The map was digitally distorted in some spots to align the roads with the more accurate modern map BUT there is still some distortions and alignment is not perfect.  Colors used here are arbitrary.

 Tarrant County, Texas geological map in PDF form (5.4 meg) - Right Click and "Save Target As"

 Tarrant County, Texas geological map in JPG form
(8.3 meg) - Right Click and "Save Target As"

[The best way to print the maps below is to save each large image to your computer and then open with the default picture viewer.  This should allow you to print each image and fill a standard 8x11 page without any clipping as may occur if printing from your browser.] 

Tarrant County, Texas Geology in 12 parts:

Geological Formations:
Holocene Period: Qal - Quaternary alluvium
Pleistocene Period: Qt - Quaternary terrace 
Cretaceous Period: Kef - Eagle Ford
Kwb - Woodbine
Kgm - Mainstreet & Grayson 
Kpd - Denton, Weno, Pawpaw 
(undivided on map)
Kwl - Weno 
Kfd - Fort Worth & Duck Creek
(undivided on map)
Kdc - Duck Creek
Kki - Kiamichi
Kgl - Goodland
Kwa - Walnut 
Kpa - Paluxy sand


Stratigraphy of Denton County, Texas