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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    Retired Veteran Tony Smith has turned his service to country into a more-than-full-time, unpaid second career as a county-appointed Veterans Service Officer in Coryell County, which has one of Texas largest populations of disabled veterans.
    A couple of Coryell County jailers turned themselves in after one of them put pepper spray in an inmate's food.
    The closest locality to Mills County is Coryell County to the east (Turner et al.
    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.
    Thomasson was born June 1, 1930, in Coryell County, Texas, to Walter and Lola Chapman Thomasson.
    For Coryell County, no specific pattern was evident since we found both positive (Krum) and negative (Brackett-Topsey) average differences.
    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 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.
    Parfitt & Pinkava (Texas prickly-pear; TAC 4064) is a native variety of cactus known from Coleman County to the west, Ellis County to the east, Coryell County to the south, and Dallas County to the northeast of Somervell County (Turner et al.