Lifestyle

LIVING AND GROWING IN HOOD COUNTY


How do you describe Granbury-Hood County’s lifestyle? Simply, it is the best of all worlds. Being located in close proximity to the Dallas-Fort Worth area offers residents a chance to enjoy small town living with access to numerous amenities.

For those looking for such a unique dichotomy of both historic attractions and present day shopping venues and activities, Granbury-Hood County is the place to be. Nestled around beautiful Lake Granbury, Hood County offers something for everyone. Some of the various offerings include: an opera house, several golf courses, excellent medical facilities, and antique shopping in Historic Downtown Granbury. This historic downtown was named "the best town square in Texas" by the readers of Texas Highways magazine. For those that love the water, Lake Granbury offers great fishing as well as the opportunity to enjoy boating and various water sports.

Because of the growth of Hood County over the last several years, there are numerous housing options available to meet your needs. Options range from apartments to gated communities to golf course living to luxurious waterfront properties. Housing options for seniors are also plentiful in the community.

Education takes a high priority in Granbury-Hood County. Three independent school districts serve portions of Hood County including Granbury ISD, Lipan ISD, and Tolar ISD. Granbury ISD, the largest district in the county, has 6,833 students from K-12 while the Tolar District has 622 students and Lipan 285 students. All school districts have at least an Acceptable rating. For those seeking private school opportunities in Granbury-Hood County, there are 3 including Cornerstone Christian Academy (K-8), Grace Classical Academy, Happy Hills Farm Academy (K-12), and Lake Granbury Montessori School (Pre-K&K). Numerous higher educational opportunities are also available at nearby community colleges and universities.

Granbury-Hood County is rich in history and Texas folklore. You'll find sites and tales about John Wilkes Booth, Jesse James, Davy Crockett, and the hanging tower at the Old Jailhouse. Visit www.visitgranbury.com to see all Granbury has to offer. Whether you come to live in Granbury or visit for the weekend, you won't be disappointed.
As you can see, Granbury-Hood County offers the best of all worlds. Come and see everything that we have to offer.