Granbury Texas Profile and Resource Guide, City or community of Granbury, Texas Facts, Information, Relocation, Real Estate, Advertising
      		        KEY TO THE CITY - USA City Directory Top USA City Resource Guide 

Home

US Facts

Footsteps of
History

It Happened Here

Mottos, Slogans
and Nicknames

Noted Notables

Search


Welcome To KEY TO THE CITY's Page For

Granbury

Hood County,

Texas

Zip Code

"Catch the Country Spirit"


The Texas state capital is Austin.


What would you like to know about Granbury

Statistics & Facts

Location

Weather & Climate

History & History-related items

City Attractions

Granbury Government

Granbury Chamber of Commerce.

Granbury Organizations, Churches, and Sports.

Granbury Libraries.

Granbury Schools.



Zip Codes

76048, 76049

Return to Index

Statistics & Facts

The population of Granbury is approximately 7,667 (2000), 7978 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 2,050 (1990), 3559 (2010).

The amount of land area in Granbury is 9.683 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 1.426 sq kilometers.
The distance from Granbury to Washington DC is 1291 miles. The distance to the Texas state capital is 147 miles. (as the crow flies)
Granbury is positioned 32.44 degrees north of the equator and 97.78 degrees west of the prime meridian.

Granbury elevation is 600-1,200 feet above sea level.
Granbury miscellany.

Return to Index

Location

Granbury location: just 35 miles southwest of Fort Worth, on a scenic lake in the Texas Brazos River Valley.

Return to Index

Climate & Weather

The weather in Granbury is great! May and October are the wettest months. There are 300 average days of sunshine each year!!
Granbury average annual rainfall is 30.9 inches per year
The average low temperature is (summer) 69.7; (winter) 32.2 degrees F.
The average high temperature is (summer) 100; (winter) 62.2 degrees F.
Return to Index

History & History Related Items

Granbury history:

Town cemetery boasts the headstone of Jesse James; legends say that John Wilkes Boothe hid here after Lincoln's assassination.

Granbury was named for Hiram Bronson Granbury, a fighting Civil War General known for his bravery in battle.

history page with lots of great information about the community.

Try these history pages for historical inforamtion about Granbury
history page from the city.
A history of Granbury by Mary Kate Durham - 1994
The settling of Granbury: settled in 1847 by Charles Bernard who had a trading post along the Brazos River
Return to Index

Attractions

Granbury attractions:

This growing bed & breakfast town is located on Lake Granbury which provides water sports & a terrific Fourth of July fireworks display over the lake! Granbury is a great place to see turn of the century Texas after living it up in Dallas.
Granbury Opera House performs drama, comedy & musicalsFebruary thru December
Historic Texas town square with dining, shopping & theater, Antique Car Museum; Old Jail Museum
Special events include arts & craft fairs, Civil War Reenactment, Christmas tour of homes & light festival.

Learn more about Granbury

Here is an Attractions page for the area.

Great Race Hall of Fame

Granbury Opera House

National Museum of Communications
This museum features the largest collection of antique radios, TV's, phonographs, typewriters, cameras, and a fabulous Nipper (RCA DOG) collection as well as films and print of the timeline of the history of communications from the cave drawings to the internet. You'll see Alexander Graham Bell's first telephone and the camera that actually shot the footage of Jack Ruby shooting Lee Harvey Oswald. Many monitors surround the museum telling the history of print, radio, and TV. Seeing all the entertainment centers, cameras, phones, TV's, and radios will take you down memory lane and bring back precious memories for everyone over 30. The Museum was moved from Las Colinas to Granbury in the summer of 2002.

Hollywood Museum and Antique Mall
115 West Pearl Street
Granbury TX 76048
Phone: 817-573-7777
The Hollywood Museum located in the HOLLYWOOD ANTIQUE MALL is the most interesting Museum in Granbury, Texas on the Square.
The Hollywood Museum has hundreds of Major Motion Picture Memorabilia on display such as the only original 'STAR TREK SET' on display in the USA including many original costumes worn by William Shatner and Klingons. The Largest Forrest Gump display in the world is here, as well as many other rare costumes and props from some of the biggest Films of the last decade.

Lake Granbury
This beautiful liake is over 33 miles long and offers many recreational opportunities including picnicking, water-skiing, canoeing, fishing and Granbury City Beach, operated by the city has a boat ramp and more.
Phone: 817-573-3212 or 573-1407

Things to do in the area

Return to Index


Contribute information free for this community or any other community in the USA

Be sure to include the name of the community and its state when contacting Key to the City as you are NOT directly contacting this community.

Learn how to advertise on Key to the City

Choose a new community in the state of Texas

To go to a new state, choose the States page
To choose another state, go to the State page.
Return to the Top USA City Directory and US City Resource Guide - Key to the City

Thanks for visiting Key to the City. Come back again! We'll leave the light on for you!

The information on Key to the City is from multiple sources including government, commerce, libraries, individuals and organizations. There is no guarantee of the accuracy or timeliness of the information presented on these pages, therefore, please use at your own risk.

Search Key to the City
Custom Search
or Search anywhere on the Web
Custom Search