Coryell County

Coryell County, Texas

620 E Main St PO Box 237
Gatesville, TX 76528
Phone: (254) 865-5911
Fax: (254) 865-8631

In east-central TX, west of Waco; organized Feb 4, 1854 from Bell and McLennan counties. Name Origin: For James Coryell (1801-37), a Texas ranger killed by Indians

Area (sq mi):: 1056.73 (land 1051.76; water 4.97) Population per square mile: 72.10
Population 2005: 75,802 State rank: 46 Population change: 2000-20005 1.10%; 1990-2000 16.80% Population 2000: 74,978 (White 60.50%; Black or African American 21.80%; Hispanic or Latino 12.60%; Asian 1.80%; Other 11.20%). Foreign born: 5.30%. Median age: 27.80
Income 2000: per capita $14,410; median household $35,999; Population below poverty level: 9.50% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $18,268-$20,389
Unemployment (2004): 6.80% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.90% Median travel time to work: 21.00 minutes Working outside county of residence: 69.70%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Copperas Cove (29,997)
  • Gatesville County seat (15,732)

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    References in periodicals archive ?
    The state's largest wildfire, the Harmon Road Fire, continues to burn in Coryell County where more than 5,000 acres has charred.
    The closest locality to Comanche County is Coryell County to the southeast (Turner et al.
    * A couple of Coryell County jailers turned themselves in after one of them put pepper spray in an inmate's food.
    We observed this behavior on the Fort Hood Army Reservation in Coryell County, TX (31[degrees]21'9"N, 97[degrees]47'40"W).
    The many country churches in these Bell and Coryell county communities provided recreation as well as satisfied spiritual yearning.
    The company was so successful at constructing the waterproof structures that the city commissioned them to design the first pool in Coryell County. The Gatesville Public Park Pool opened in 1925.
    Thomasson was born June 1, 1930, in Coryell County, Texas, to Walter and Lola Chapman Thomasson.
    The 524 sample points were distributed as (Figure 1): 401 points on Brackett-Topsey series, 115 on Krum series (both of Coryell County), and 8 on Denton series (Bell County).
    But Jimmy Wood, the Coryell County justice of the peace who conducted an inquiry into Landis's death, has a different story to tell.
    The closest known localities to Erath County are Brown County to the west and Coryell County to the south (Turner et al.
    The Coryell County Memorial Hospital Authority, based in Gatesville, is listed as the owner of 21 nursing homes in the directory of facilities regulated by the state - the most of any local entity - despite a county population of about 75,000.