Hood County, Texas

county in Texas, United States

Hood County is a county in the U.S. state of Texas. In 2010, 51,182 people lived there. The county seat is Granbury.

Hood County
The Hood County Courthouse in Granbury
The Hood County Courthouse in Granbury
Map of Texas highlighting Hood County
Location within the U.S. state of Texas
Map of the United States highlighting Texas
Texas's location within the U.S.
Coordinates: 32°26′N 97°50′W / 32.43°N 97.83°W / 32.43; -97.83
Country United States
State Texas
Founded1866
Named forJohn Bell Hood
SeatGranbury
Largest cityGranbury
Area
 • Total437 sq mi (1,130 km2)
 • Land421 sq mi (1,090 km2)
 • Water16 sq mi (40 km2)  3.7%%
Population
 (2010)
 • Total51,182
 • Density122/sq mi (47/km2)
Time zoneUTC−6 (Central)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−5 (CDT)
Congressional district11th
Websitewww.co.hood.tx.us

HistoryEdit

Hood County was founded (set up) in 1866.

GeographyEdit

Hood County has a total area of 437 square miles.

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