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RUNNELS COUNTY, TEXAS

31 49' 48" N, 99 58' 12" W (31.83, -99.97)
Population: 10,501 (2010)
Total area: 1,057 square miles (2,740 km2
1,051 square miles (2,720 km2) land
6.2 square miles (16 km2) (0.6%) water

Runnels County Topics

  • History
  • Town List
  • Vintage Maps
  • Runnels County TX
    Contiguous Counties:
    Taylor County (N) Coleman County (E) Concho County (S) Tom Green County (SW) Coke County (W) Nolan County (NW)

    Runnels County History

    Created in 1858
    Organized in 1880
    Named for Hiram G. Runnels, a Texas state legislator.
    County seat - Ballinger

    Runnels County Courthouse
    Runnels County Courthouse
    Runnels County Courthouse
    Photo courtesy Terry Jeanson

    Runnels 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 - Ballinger
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  • Ballinger County Seat
  • Bethel Community
  • Benoit ghost town
  • Blue Gap ghost town
  • Content ghost town
  • Crews ghost town
  • Drasco ghost town
  • Hatchel ghost town
  • Marie ghost town
  • Maverick ghost town
  • Miles
  • Norton ghost town
  • Olfen ghost town
  • Oxien ghost town
  • Picketville ghost town
  • Pony
  • Pumphrey ghost town
  • Rowena
  • Runnels City ghost town, First Runnels County Seat
  • Truitt ghost town
  • Valley View ghost town
  • Walthall ghost town
  • Wilmeth ghost town
  • Wingate
  • Winters

  • Runnels County Vintage Maps
    Runnels County 1906 Texas Railroad Map
    From 1906 Texas Railroad Map #10748 showing Runnels County
    Courtesy Texas General Land Office
    TX  Runnels  County  1907 postal Map
    From 1907 Texas postal map #2090 showing Runnels County
    Courtesy Texas General Land Office
    TX Runnels   County 1920s Map
    From 1920 Texas state map #10749 showing Runnels County
    Courtesy Texas General Land Office
    TX Runnels   County 1940s Map
    From 1940 Texas state map #4335 showing Runnels County
    Courtesy Texas General Land Office

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