Place:Coryell, Texas, United States

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NameCoryell
Alt namesCoryellsource: Getty Vocabulary Program
TypeCounty
Coordinates31.383°N 97.8°W
Located inTexas, United States     (1854 - )
See alsoMilam, Texas, United StatesParent county (source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990)
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
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Coryell County is a county located on the Edwards Plateau in the U.S. state of Texas. As of the 2010 census, its population was 75,388. The county seat is Gatesville.

Coryell County forms part of the KilleenTempleFort Hood Metropolitan Statistical Area. It is named for James Coryell, a frontiersman and Texas Ranger who was killed by Comanche Indians while protecting settlers.

Timeline

Date Event Source
1854 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1854 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1854 Marriage records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1854 Probate records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1856 Court records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1860 First census Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1860 No significant boundary changes after this year Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1867 Birth records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources

Population History

source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
Census Year Population
1860 2,666
1870 4,124
1880 10,924
1890 16,873
1900 21,308
1910 21,703
1920 20,601
1930 19,999
1940 20,226
1950 16,284
1960 23,961
1970 35,311
1980 56,767
1990 64,213

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