Granbury TX is a town in North Texas named after General Hiram Granberry. It is located less than 100 miles away from Fort Worth and Dallas. The city has a population of about 21,000 people and over 10,000 people in the surrounding area and it is growing rapidly with housing developments and new businesses coming in. There are many attractions in the area including First Monday Trade Days which brings in hundreds of thousands of visitors for three days every month, outdoor activities such as hunting, Granbury Live Steamers that run multiple trains on their 3/4 mile track where passengers can ride along to see wildlife and enjoy nature trails or take scenic rides on Sundays throughout the year weather permitting, Lone Star Park – home to thoroughbred racing all year round (simulcast available for off-track wagering), concerts at the amphitheater, Lake Granbury which has boating, fishing, hiking trails, etc. There are also many lakes nearby including Lake Pat Cleburne, Lake Whitney and more. Other attractions include the Coyote Drive In Theatre in nearby Fort Worth to see new movies in an outdoor setting on a big screen, quaint shops downtown to explore boutiques or antiques that perfect for souvenirs or gifts for friends and family back home.
Granbury TX is great place to live with kids especially since there are so many things to do outdoors. It provides a safe environment away from the hustle and bustle of the city but still close to all major cities in Texas if you want to go visit. If you like hunting, fishing and other outdoor activities, Granbury is definitely for you.