Granbury is a community bursting with history. Some believe that Jesse James is buried in the town and not in Missouri as historians believe. The Granbury Visitors Center has that tale and many others about the area's history. Granbury citizens take their history very seriously, and you can likely get a lot of stories out of the longtime residents.
Granbury has truly embraced the newest technology available. You can access city supported Wi-Fi from practically anywhere. It is subscription based, but is priced competitively. And if you cannot get an ideal signal in your preferred area, the city will look into it for you. You can also report a myriad of issues through the Granbury Web portal, such as excessive dog barking.
The population of Granbury is roughly 7,000, and they have plenty to do. The options are highlighted by fishing and boating on Lake Granbury, along with a small sandy beach on the lakeshore - complete with a children's water park. You can also go back in time at the Brazos Drive-In theatre, listen to nostalgia concerts at Granbury Live, or check out the U.S. Veterans Museum. Granbury has an active town-square with unique antique and art shops, restaurants for any appetite, and the Granbury Opera House hosting live musicals and dramas.
There are many places to receive an education near Granbury. Tarleton State University in Stephenville, the University of Texas at Arlington, and Texas Christian University in Fort Worth are all within 50 miles of Granbury city limits. There are also two high schools, Granbury High School and STARS Academy, which is focused on at-risk students. Granbury ISD has numerous well-rated elementary and middle schools.
Renters account for almost half of Granbury's population, and the average Granbury apartment rent prices are very reasonable. The lower range for Granbury rentals is roughly $450 monthly and the upper end for apartments is around $735. Home values are also higher than the Texas average, which is a good sign of the Granbury economy.