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Granbury is a city in Hood County, north-central Texas. As of the 2010 census, the population was 7,978 people. Granbury is the county seat and is about 35 miles southwest of Fort Worth. The town is most well-known for being home to Lake Granbury, a reservoir created in 1969, as one of three lakes formed by the damming of the Brazos River. Lake Granbury is a long, narrow lake that has 103 miles of scenic shoreline. The lake is contained by the De Cordova Bend Dam. The surface area of the lake is 8,310 acres and maximum depth is 75 feet. The lake was first proposed in the late 1950s, but construction didn't begin until 1966. The impoundment became the subject of a book by John Graves called "Goodbye to a River." Activities at Lake Granbury include swimming, boating, water-skiing, wakeboarding, and fishing. The lake is annually stocked with catfish and bass, which may include largemouth bass, striped bass, white bass, channel catfish, flathead catfish, and also white crappie, sunfish and long nose gar. The city of Granbury was founded in the 1860s and has several historic buildings, including many on the town square that are registered historic landmarks. Other places of interest include the Granbury Opera House, which still hosts Broadway productions. Also of historical interest, folk hero, Davy Crockett's wife, Elizabeth, settled in Hood County following the Texas Revolution against Mexico. The Crockett family received land in what is now Hood County, and Elizabeth Crockett is buried in Acton State Historic Site, the smallest state park in Texas. A large statue of Elizabeth Crockett marks her grave site.

Surrounding areas: Lake Granbury, Texas (3.4 mi), Glen Rose, Texas (14.5 mi), Stephenville, Texas (28.3 mi), Fort Worth, Texas (33.8 mi), Eagle Mountain Lake, Texas (37.0 mi), Palo Pinto, Texas (37.0 mi), Mansfield, Texas (38.9 mi)

Granbury Vacation Rentals

Granbury Hotels and Resorts

Hotels & Motels
Arbor House Lakeside Inn530 East Pearl StGranbury, TX (800) 641-0073
Best Western Granbury Inn1517 N Plaza DrGranbury, TX (817) 573-4239
Comfort Inn1201 N Plaza DrGranbury, TX (817) 573-2611
Holiday Inn Express800 PLZ DrGranbury, TX (817) 573-4411
Hampton Inn2524 S MainWeatherford, TX19.6 mi.(817) 599-4800
Holiday Inn Express2500 S Main StWeatherford, TX19.6 mi.(817) 599-3700
Bed & Bath Basic Lodging1709 I-20 EWeatherford, TX19.8 mi.(817) 599-5150
Econo Lodge2207 Old Dennis RdWeatherford, TX19.8 mi.(817) 599-3703
Super 8720 Adams DrWeatherford, TX20.0 mi.(817) 598-0852
Best Western Santa Fe Inn1927 Santa Fe DrWeatherford, TX20.6 mi.(817) 594-7401
Comfort Suites210 Alford DrWeatherford, TX21.9 mi.(817) 599-3300
La Quinta Inn & Suites1915 Wall StWeatherford, TX21.9 mi.(817) 594-4481
Best Western Smithfield Inn1707 West HendersonCleburne, TX22.9 mi.(817) 556-3330
Comfort Inn2117 N MainCleburne, TX25.0 mi.(817) 641-4702
Sagamar Inn2107 N MainCleburne, TX25.0 mi.(817) 556-3631
Oakwood/avery Pointe At Cityview5230 Bryant Irvin RdFT Worth, TX27.1 mi.(972) 392-4747
Oakwood/montevista5350 Bryant Irvin RdFT Worth, TX27.1 mi.(972) 392-4747
Extended Stay America5831 Overton Ridge BlvdFort Worth, TX27.4 mi.(817) 263-9006
Amerisuites5900 Cityview BlvdFort Worth, TX27.7 mi.(817) 361-9797
Motel 6 #0117 Fort Worth8701 West FwyFort Worth, TX27.8 mi.(817) 244-9740
Super 8 Motel Fort Worth West7960 I-30 WFort Worth, TX28.0 mi.(817) 246-7168
Comfort Inn West Hotel8345 West FwyFort Worth, TX28.1 mi.(817) 244-9446
La Quinta Inn #4517888 I-30 WFort Worth, TX28.1 mi.(817) 246-5511
Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites13250 Jake CtBurleson, TX28.4 mi.(817) 426-0396
Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites2730 Cherry LnFort Worth, TX28.5 mi.(817) 560-4200
Quality Inn & Suites2700 S Cherry LnFort Worth, TX28.5 mi.(817) 560-4180
Townplace Suites4200 International PLZFort Worth, TX28.5 mi.(817) 732-2224
Days Inn Stephenville701 South LoopStephenville, TX28.6 mi.(254) 968-3392
BW Fort Worth Inn & Suites201 W Loop 820 NFort Worth, TX28.8 mi.(817) 246-8777
Comfort Suites321 S Burleson BlvdBurleson, TX28.9 mi.(817) 426-6666
Oakwood/the Reserve@willow Lake4101 S HulenFT Worth, TX28.9 mi.(972) 392-4747
Comfort Suites6851 West FwyFt Worth, TX29.1 mi.(817) 731-9600
Courtyard By Marriott Fort Worth West Lands End6530 West FwyFort Worth, TX29.2 mi.(817) 737-6923
Courtyard By Marriott-Ft Worth Lands End6530 West FwyFt Worth, TX29.2 mi.(817) 737-6923
Microtel Inn & Suites Fort Worth TX10675 South FwyFort Worth, TX29.8 mi.(817) 551-7000

Granbury Weather & Climate

Central Northeast Texas has hot, humid summers and cool winters. The climate is classified as humid subtropical. Dry winds add to the heat in the summertime, often causing the mercury to soar above 100 degrees F. July and August are the hottest months and January is the coolest month. Northeast Texas lies on the southern end of "Tornado Alley". The National Weather Service occasionally issues tornado watches, although they rarely form into actual tornadoes. This region receives approximately 37 inches of rain per year. Flash floods and severe thunderstorms are frequent occurrences during spring months. Average snowfall in northeast Texas is 2.4 inches per year.

     Month       High Temp   Low Temp   Rainfall   Ocean Temp 
January 58°F 28°F 1.59 in. -
February 64°F 33°F 2.21 in. -
March 72°F 41°F 2.63 in. -
April 79°F 49°F 2.92 in. -
May 86°F 58°F 4.69 in. -
June 92°F 66°F 3.85 in. -
July 97°F 69°F 1.68 in. -
August 97°F 67°F 2.41 in. -
September 89°F 61°F 2.59 in. -
October 80°F 50°F 3.94 in. -
November 68°F 39°F 2.32 in. -
December 59°F 31°F 2.31 in. -

Granbury Map & Transportation

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The closest airports in the area are the Fort Worth Alliance airport (AFW) located about 46 miles northeast of Granbury in Fort Worth, Texas, the Dallas Fort Worth International airport (DFW) located approximately 54 miles northeast of Granbury in Dallas / Fort Worth, Texas, Dallas Love Field (DAL) located roughly 61 miles east of Granbury in Dallas, Texas, and finally the Tstc Waco airport (CNW) located around 69 miles southeast of Granbury in Waco, Texas.

Granbury Attractions

Amusement and Theme Parks
Six Flags Over TexasArlingtonTX44.8 mi.
Boardwalk Fun ParkGrand PrairieTX50.9 mi.
State Fair of TexasDallasTX62.5 mi.
SpeedZoneDallasTX62.5 mi.
Sandy Lake Amusement ParkCarrolltonTX63.4 mi.
Water Parks
Six Flags Hurricane HarborArlingtonTX44.8 mi.
Golf Courses
Granbury Country ClubGranburyTX 
Hidden OaksGranburyTX 
Three Oaks Par 3 Golf CourseActonTX6.1 mi.
Sugartree Golf ClubDennisTX13.7 mi.
Squaw Valley Golf CourseGlen RoseTX14.9 mi.
Live Oak Country ClubWeatherfordTX20.3 mi.
Lost Creek Golf CourseAledoTX20.5 mi.
Canyon West Golf & Sports ClubWeatherfordTX21.3 mi.
Horseshoe Bend Country ClubWeatherfordTX21.3 mi.
Squaw Creek Golf ClubWillow ParkTX23.5 mi.
Benbrook 3 ParBenbrookTX25.0 mi.
The Whitestone Golf ClubBenbrookTX25.0 mi.
Pat Cleburne Municipal Golf CourseCleburneTX25.2 mi.
Riverview Golf ClubCleburneTX25.2 mi.
Legends Country ClubStephenvilleTX28.2 mi.
Hidden Creek Golf ClubBurlesonTX28.4 mi.
Southern Oaks Golf ClubBurlesonTX28.4 mi.
State Parks
Acton State ParkTX6.7 mi. 
Dinosaur Valley State ParkTX13.3 mi. 
Cleburne State ParkTX19.0 mi. 
Lake Mineral Wells State ParkTX31.1 mi. 
Meridian State ParkTX38.5 mi. 
Amon Carter MuseumFort WorthTX33.8 mi.(Art)
Kimbell Art MuseumFort WorthTX33.8 mi.(Art)
Modern Art Museum of Fort WorthFort WorthTX33.8 mi.(Art)
Modern at Sundance SquareFort WorthTX33.8 mi.(Art)
Sid Richardson Collection of Western ArtFort WorthTX33.8 mi.(Art)
Imgisphere Children's MueumBedfordTX47.0 mi.(Children's)
Zoos and Aquariums
Fossil Rim Wildlife CenterGlen RoseTX14.5 mi.
Fort Worth Zoological ParkFort WorthTX33.8 mi.
Dallas Aquarium at Fair ParkDallasTX62.5 mi.
Dallas World AquariumDallasTX62.5 mi.
Dallas ZooDallasTX62.5 mi.
Cameron Park ZooWacoTX72.4 mi.
Abilene Zoological GardensAbileneTX113.1 mi.

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