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CORYELL COUNTY, TEXAS

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    Coryell County History

    (from 1936 Texas Centennial Marker)

    CORYELL COUNTY
    Formed from Bell County; created February 4, 1854—Organized March 4, 1854.
    Named in Honor of James Coryell, born in Tennesse in 1796; a member of the Bowie Expedition to the old San Saba Silver Mines in 1831; a Texas Ranger; killed by Indians near Fort Milam May 27, 1837.
    County seat Fort Gates 1854;
    Gatesville since.

    Coryell County Courthouse
    Texas Coryell County Courthouse
    1939 Photo courtesy TXDoT

    Coryell County Town List

    Cities, Towns & Ghost Towns: History, attractions, landmarks, architecture, monuments, museums, cemeteries, bridges, parks, vintage & contemporary images, area destinations, hotels, and forum.

    County Seat - Gatesville
    Book Hotel - Gatesville Hotels
    Bee House
    Cave Creek Ghost Town
    Copperas Cove
    Coryell City
    Eliga Ghost Town
    Evant
    Flat
    Fort Gates First County Seat
    Gatesville County Seat
    Hubbard Ghost Town
    Ireland Ghost Town
    Jonesboro
    Leon Junction
    Levita
    Lime CityGhost Town
    Oglesby
    Osage Ghost Town
    Pancake Ghost Town
    Pearl
    Pidcoke
    Purmela
    Ruth Ghost Town
    Slater Ghost Town
    South Purmela
    Sugar Loaf Ghost Town
    Tama Ghost Town
    The Grove Ghost Town
    Topsey
    Turnersville
    TX Coryell County 1907 Postal Map
    Coryell County 1907 Postal Map
    Courtesy Texas General Land Office
    TX Coryell County 1920s Map
    Coryell County 1920s Map
    Courtesy Texas General Land Office
    TX Coryell County 1940s Map
    Coryell County 1940s Map
    Courtesy Texas General Land Office
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