Glen Rose : Texas


What It Is Like to Retire in Glen Rose

Glen Rose is a very small town of under 3,000 people  in north central Texas, just west of Dallas. This town features a relaxed lifestyle.  The presence of dinosaur footprints in the area makes it a popular tourist center. Photo of downtown courtesy of Wikipedia and Renelibrary, photo of Barnard statue by Pete unseth; Both photos Licensed under CC BY-SA 3.0/

Where to Retire in Glen Rose and Home Prices

Zillow reports the median home value to be $245,500 in early 2019.


What Is Special about Glen Rose

Fossil Rim Wildlife Center is a popular 1800 acre park with exotic animals such as zebras and giraffes. The Dinosaur Valley State Park attracts many tourists and scientists trying to explain what is there.

What Is Not Special about Glen Rose

This is a very small town in rural Texas

Who Will Like Retirement in Glen Rose

People who enjoy small town life in Texas.

Local Economy Is Driven by

Construction, scientific and technical services


Climate and Physical Environment

Glen Rose is in North Central Texas. The average July high temperature is 97 and the average January low is 29. The wettest month is May (5")


Restaurants & Cultural Scene

Fossil Rim Wildlife Center


Glen Rose has a low crime rate.


Medical Facilities

Glen Rose Medical Center


The nearest airport is a regional airport  in Waco, about 64 miles away and the closest international airport is in Dallas, about 75 miles away.


Valuable Links

Gen Rose Converntion and Visitors Bureau

Wikipedia for Glen Rose


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