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County Courthouse



Parent County

1854--Coryell County was created 4 February 1854 from Bell and McLennan Counties. County seat: Gatesville [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss


Populated Places

Neighboring Counties






Local Histories



Fort Gates, originally Camp Gates,  established in 1849 to protect the settlers.




Vital Records

  • Texas Death Index 1964 to 1998 [no images] Name index to Texas Statewide Death Certificates or four million people who have died since 1964.
  • Texas Death Records 1890 – 1976 [with images]
    Name index and images of statewide death certificates, 1890-1976. The name index has been created by FamilySearch and is tied to images of the Texas death certificates. Few certificates are available prior to 1903

Societies and Libraries

Gatesville Public Library

111 N 8th St
Gatesville, TX 76528-1461
(254) 865-5367

Coryell County Genealogy Society

Gatesville Public Library
111 N 8th Street
Gatesville, TX 76528

Web Sites

  • USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
  • Family History Library Catalog


  1. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).