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Granbury is a city in Hood County.

It is the county seat.

The latitude of Granbury is 32.441N. The longitude is -97.793W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 735 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 6,403.


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Median household income
Local
$35,952
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Granbury demographic reports
Granbury is on Lake Granbury
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 8. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 1.3 per 1,000 people.
Well-known residents have included:
· Dana Vollmer, Olympic gold medallist (swimming)
Coffee: National and regional coffee companies with outlets here include Starbucks
Local festivals include:
  • Harvest Moon Festival - Oct. 20-21, 2007
Dates often change. Check Granbury web sites and events links in the sections below.
Historic sites and museums: Acton State Historical Park, Hood County Museum, Railroad Depot Museum
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Granbury demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Hood County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Fort Worth area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 76048 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

14% of Granbury residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Granbury ancestry & family history guide.

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Economy

At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Granbury was $19,801, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

20% of Granbury residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Granbury festival dates:

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History

Historic districts in Granbury include Hood County Courthouse Historic District ... View historic districts

Housing & real estate

Median rent in Granbury, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $455.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $935.


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Libraries

Libraries in Granbury include Hood County Public Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Granbury include Hood County News

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Politics

Hood County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Granbury political report.

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Traffic

The average commute time for Granbury workers is 23 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

Travel

Hotels in Granbury include Comfort Inn Granbury, Days Inn Granbury, Holiday Inn Express, The Lodge of Granbury.

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