Hood County

Hood County, Texas

PO Box 339
Granbury, TX 76048
Phone: (817) 579-3222
Fax: (817) 579-3227
www.co.hood.tx.us

In north-central TX, southwest of Fort Worth; organized Nov 3, 1865 from Johnson County. Name Origin: For Gen. John Bell Hood (1831-79), commander of TX troops in the Confederate army and later commander of the Confederate Army of TN

Area (sq mi):: 436.80 (land 421.61; water 15.19) Population per square mile: 113.70
Population 2005: 47,930 State rank: 64 Population change: 2000-20005 16.60%; 1990-2000 41.80% Population 2000: 41,100 (White 90.50%; Black or African American 0.30%; Hispanic or Latino 7.20%; Asian 0.30%; Other 4.50%). Foreign born: 3.30%. Median age: 41.50
Income 2000: per capita $22,261; median household $43,668; Population below poverty level: 8.50% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $27,699-$28,503
Unemployment (2004): 5.50% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.30% Median travel time to work: 34.10 minutes Working outside county of residence: 45.30%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Kincaid Formerly with Hood County Library Granbury, Texas
Contract Awarded For Widening existing roadway and shoulders on FM 167 from FM 51 to FM 3450 in Hood County
Some 250 people were left homeless by the powerful twister in Granbury's Hood County.
Hood County Sheriff Roger Deeds said 14 people remained unaccounted for, as rescue workers searched houses.
Hood County Sheriff Roger Deeds said the death toll could rise as rescue workers combed through houses in the middle of the night, hampered by darkness that kept them from seeing the full extent of the devastation.
It is a native herb and has been reported from adjacent Hood County (Turner et al.
Though chupacabra sightings have never been confirmed, the myth was dispelled this week when two "strange canine" animals were spotted and killed in Hood County.
Rick Rainey, an emergency services spokesman in Hood County, Texas, said that the 36-inch pipeline, owned by Enterprise Products Partners, exploded while an electrical technician was digging a hole near it.
SHEFFIELD comfortably retained the Betfred Robin Hood County of Origin Trophy at Nottingham on Sunday, winning four of the six inter-track races against the host venue for an overall victory by more than 40 points.
As a Hood County commissioner, I also serve on the local hospital board, which oversees indigent care.
As a 17-year-old in 1982, Dunn was convicted of attempting to abduct a woman at gunpoint from a camper van in Hood County.
While larger papers from Maine to Washington to Florida are announcing plummeting ad linage and lower-than-expected profits, revenue at Tidwell's Hood County News, nestled 35 miles southwest of Fort Worth, Texas, is growing -- and growing strong.