Coryell County, Texas Genealogy Guide

Coryell County, Texas (Map It) was created on February 4, 1854 from Bell County and McLennan County. This county was named for James Coryell, a frontiersman and Texas Ranger who was killed by Native Americans.. Learn More About State of Texas History

Coryell County is bordered by Bosque County (north), McLennan County (northeast), Bell County (southeast), Lampasas County (southwest), Hamilton County (northwest).

Coryell County Cities and Towns include Copperas Cove, Evant, Fort Hood, Gatesville, Oglesby, South Mountain.. A Map of Coryell County, Texas contains detailed information about roads and boundaries, these maps may include rural communities, churches, and cemeteries.

Coryell County, Texas Courthouse Records

Coryell County, Texas Courthouse
Coryell County, TX Courthouse

The Coryell County Courthouse is located in Gatesville, Texas. Learn More About State of Texas Court, Tax, Land and Probate Records.

Please contact the each clerk's department to confirm mailing address, hours, fees and other information before visiting or requesting information because contact information sometimes changes.  The Clerk's Office DOES NOT DO RESEARCH.  The documents are available to interested parties, barring confidential issues.  Most staff will assist people in finding the materials, but it is up to the individual to do the research.

The following dates indicate what vital, land, probate, and court records are in Coryell county. The date listed for each category of record is usually the earliest registration filed. The earliest date does not indicate that there are numerous records for that year and does not mean that all such events were actually registered.

  • Coryell County Clerk has Birth & Death Records from 1867 for Birth; 1884 for death, Marriage Records from 1854, Land Records from 1854, Probate Records from 1854 and Court Records from 1856. The County Clerk's office is the place where all transactions having to do with land are recorded and kept on file. They take marriage license applications, issues marriage licenses, files the license after the marriage, and maintains a permanent record of the marriage, surveys and plats of subdivisions, Armed Forces discharge papers for all veterans who reside in the county. Some naturalization records have been found with the deeds.
  • Coryell County Tax Assessor-Collector Office is responsible for the the assessment of taxes on each property in the county and collection of that tax

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