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Posted on: November 22, 2016

Visit the Hood County Library

Signage for the Hood County Library

The Hood County Library located at 222 North Travis Street, has been in operation since 1965. Our collection contains over 55,000 items and is continuously updated.

Our Services and Collections Includes:

  • Extensive Children's Collection
  • Teen Center
  • Large Print...
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Posted on: October 11, 2017

What Do Counties Do?

texas counties deliver

Texas counties have been around as long as Texas has been around. When Texas won its independence, the 23 local governments that had existed under Mexican authority became the first 23 Texas counties. To further organize and develop the new republic, more...

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

The Historic Hood County Courthouse

Big bell

Not Hood County's First Courthouse

1867: The first courthouse was a 16 ft by 16 ft log cabin in the center of the public square.

Sometime between 1868-1870: A semi-rock structure on the Southeast corner of the Square measuring 25 ft by 40 ...

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