About This Place
Gruver is a city in Hansford County, Texas, United States. The population was 1,162 at the 2000 census. Farwell, in the center of Hansford County about three miles east of what later became Gruver, was established in 1880 by the Canott family of Illinois and was the first town in the county. Gruver was established shortly after and Farwell rapidly fell into oblivion after 1889, when it lost a county seat election to Hansford.
Gruver is located at 36°15′46″N 101°24′19″W / 36.26278°N 101.40528°W / 36.26278; -101.40528 (36.262731, -101.405143).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.1 square miles (2.8 km²), all of it land.