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HOOD COUNTY, TEXAS

32 25' 48"N, 97 49' 48" W (32.43, -97.83)

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  • Hood County TX
    Contiguous Counties:
    Parker County (N) Johnson County (E) Somervell County (S) Erath County (W) Palo Pinto County (NW)

    Hood County History

    Formed in 1866
    Hood County had at various times been part of Robertson, Navarro, McLennan, Johnson, and Erath counties
    Named for John Bell Hood, Confederate lieutenant general, commander of Hood's Texas Brigade.
    Count seat - Granbury

    Hood County Courthouse
    Hood County Courthouse, McKinney, TX
    Hood County Courthouse
    Photo courtesy Terry Jeanson

    Hood County Town List

    Cities, Towns & Ghost Towns: History, attractions, landmarks, architecture, monuments, museums, cemeteries, bridges, parks, vintage & contemporary images, area destinations, hotels, and forum.

    County Seat - Granbury
    Book Hotel Here - Granbury Hotels
  • Acton
  • Cresson
  • Fort Spunky
  • Granbury County seat
  • Lipan
  • Paluxy
  • Thorp Spring
  • Tolar

  • Hood County Vintage Maps
    Hood County TX 1907 Postal Map
    From 1907 Texas state map #2090 showing Hood County
    Courtesy Texas General Land Office
    Hood County TX 1920s map
    From 1920 Texas state map #10749 showing Hood County
    Courtesy Texas General Land Office
    Hood County TX 1940s map
    From 1940 Texas state map #4335 showing Hood County
    Courtesy Texas General Land Office


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