Place:Hood, Texas, United States

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Hood County is a county located on the Edwards Plateau in the U.S. state of Texas. As of the 2010 census, the population was 51,182. Its county seat is Granbury. Hood County is named for John Bell Hood, a Confederate lieutenant general and the commander of Hood's Texas Brigade.

Hood County is part of the Granbury, Texas, Micropolitan Statistical Area, which includes Somervell County, as well as the Dallas–Fort Worth metroplex.

Timeline

Date Event Source
1865 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1870 First census Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1875 Court records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1875 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1875 Marriage records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1875 Probate records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1880 No significant boundary changes after this year Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1903 Birth records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources

Population History

source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
Census Year Population
1870 2,585
1880 6,125
1890 7,614
1900 9,146
1910 10,008
1920 8,759
1930 6,779
1940 6,674
1950 5,287
1960 5,443
1970 6,368
1980 17,714
1990 28,981

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