Glen Rose is a city in Somervell County, Texas, located approximately 60 miles southwest of Fort Worth. As of the 2020 United States Census, the population of Glen Rose was around 2,400 people. The city is known for its scenic beauty, particularly its rolling hills, forests, and rivers.
The demographics of Glen Rose are predominantly White, with a smaller percentage of Hispanic and African American residents. The median household income in Glen Rose is around $50,000, which is slightly lower than the median income for Texas as a whole.
Glen Rose is a popular tourist destination, particularly for its natural attractions. One of the most famous attractions is Dinosaur Valley State Park, which features dinosaur tracks and fossils from the Cretaceous period. Visitors can also explore the nearby Fossil Rim Wildlife Center, a drive-through safari park that allows guests to see a variety of animals, including giraffes, rhinos, and zebras.
In addition to its natural attractions, Glen Rose is also home to several historical landmarks, such as the Barnard’s Mill and Art Museum, which showcases works by local artists. The city also hosts an annual Christmas parade and a variety of other community events throughout the year.
The school district serving Glen Rose is highly rated, with a number of excellent schools in the area. The Glen Rose Independent School District has received recognition for its academic achievements, and the high school has been consistently ranked among the top schools in Texas.
Glen Rose has an active Chamber of Commerce, which can provide information on local businesses, events, and attractions. The Chamber of Commerce phone number is (254) 897-2286. The Glen Rose City Hall phone number is (254) 897-2272, and they can provide information on city services, utilities, and permits.