The city of Granbury is located in Hood County, Texas, where it serves as the county seat. Granbury is situated across the way from the Brazos Bend along the Brazos River, approximately 35 miles southwest of Fort Worth, TX. According to the U.S. Census of 2016, Granbury has an increasing population of 9,755.
Granbury, TX was established in 1887. The city began as a small main town square and a log cabin courthouse. Many of the buildings on the square are now registered as historic landmarks. It earned its name from Hiram Granberry, who was a lawyer and county judge. It was originally believed that Granbury, TX received its unique spelling due to a clerical error, however some scholars disagree. According to recent discoveries, it is now believed that Hiram Granberry purposely chose to spell his name Granbury.