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MILLS COUNTY, TEXAS

31 30' 0" N, 98 35' 24" W (31.5, -98.59)
Population: 4,936 (2010) 5,151 (2000)
Total area: 750 square miles (1,900 km2)
748 square miles (1,940 km2) land
1.5 square miles (3.9 km2) water

Mills County Topics

  • History
  • Town List
  • Vintage Maps
  • Mills County TX
    Contiguous Counties:
    Comanche County (N) Hamilton County (NE) Lampasas County (SE) San Saba County (SW) Brown County (NW)

    Mills County History

    (1936 Texas Centennial Marker)

    MILLS COUNTY

    Formed from Brown, Comanche, Hamilton and Lampasas counties.
    Created March 15, 1887.
    Organized August 30, 1887.
    Named in honor of John T. Mills, 1817-1871, Judge of the Third and Seventh Judicial Districts in the Republic of Texas.
    Goldthwaite, county seat.
    Mills County Courthouse
    Mills County Courthouse
    Mills County Courthouse
    Photo courtesy Terry Jeanson

    Mills 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 - Goldthwaite
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  • Big Valley ghost town
  • Caradan
  • Center City ghost town
  • Chesser Valley Community ghost town
  • Democrat ghost town
  • Ebony
  • Goldthwaite county seat
  • Mount Olive ghost town
  • Mullin
  • Priddy
  • Regency ghost town
  • Ridge
  • Star
  • Villa ghost town

  • Mills County Vintage Maps
    TX Mills  County 1907 Postal Map
    Mills County 1907 postal map
    From Texas state map #2090
    Courtesy Texas General Land Office
    TX Mills County 1920s Map
    Mills County 1920s map
    From Texas state map #10749
    Courtesy Texas General Land Office
    TX Mills  County 1940s Map
    Mills County 1940s map
    From Texas state map #4335
    Courtesy Texas General Land Office
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