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"Dinosaur Capital of Texas"

Glen Rose is a city in Somervell County, in the Granbury metro area.

It is the county seat.

The latitude of Glen Rose is 32.234N. The longitude is -97.755W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 620 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 2,373.


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Median household income
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$29,837
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Glen Rose demographic reports
Glen Rose is on the Paluxy River
Nearby parks & recreation: Dinosaur Valley State Park, Fossil Rim Wildlife Center
Historic sites and museums: Somervell County Historical Museum, Barnard Mill and Art Museum, Creation Evidences Museum
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was on par with the national average. (See library links below.)

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9% of Glen Rose residents report German ancestry, and 10% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Glen Rose ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Glen Rose was $14,940, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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16% of Glen Rose residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Glen Rose, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $299.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $794.


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Libraries in Glen Rose include Somervell County Library ... View libraries

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Somervell County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Glen Rose political report.

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The average commute time for Glen Rose workers is 21 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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Hotels in Glen Rose include Best Western Dinosaur Valley Inn.

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