Hood County

Hood County, Texas

PO Box 339
Granbury, TX 76048
Phone: (817) 579-3222
Fax: (817) 579-3227

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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In the heart of Robin Hood County is the Sherwood Castle Holiday Forest which has plenty of activities for the whole family.
That position drew backlash earlier this month from the Hood County Republican Party.
The defendant in the other case, Steven Nichols, is charged with murder in Hood County. His case was featured on a March episode of the true-crime CBS television series "48 Hours."
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.
Some 250 people were left homeless by the powerful twister in Granbury's Hood County. "Most all of that is heavy damage [sic]," Deeds said.
Hood County Sheriff Roger Deeds said 14 people remained unaccounted for, as rescue workers searched houses.
During May and September 1987, one juvenile and three adult (carapace length = three males, 95-195 mm; one female, 183 mm) red-eared sliders (Trachemys scripta elegans) were collected by hand from a stock pond off 1-3 5N in Denton, Denton County (n = 1; 33.233285[degrees]N, 97.065082[degrees]W), 19 km SE Granbury off county road 325 at Taylor Branch, Hood County (n = 1; 32.326918[degrees]N, 97.624780[degrees]W), and Georges Creek Ranch, 13 km SSW Cleburne off US 67, Johnson County (n = 2; 32.309478[degrees]N, 97.595115[degrees]N) and examined for acanthocephalans.
28, in the Jury Selection Room of the Hood County Justice Center, 1200 W Pearl St.
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.
Jones; and Hood County News publisher and Texas Press Association past president Jerry Tidwell.