Coryell County Courthouse
Gatesville, Texas
 
 
     
 
 
 Completed - 1897
Architect - W. C. Dodson
Photos: Robert Deering 6/29/2002
 

COUNTY ORGANIZED: 1854

COUNTY NAMED FOR: Frontiersman James Coryell, an early landholder.

COUNTY SEATS: One - Gatesville, Texas.

COUNTY SEAT NAMED FOR:  The county took its name from nearby Fort Gates.

COURTHOUSES: Three -1868, 1872, and 1897

STANDING: One -1897 limestone and sandstone building in Beaux-Arts style with some Romanesque details.

 
 

1897 Courthouse
Photo: Texas DoT 1939
 

1897 Courthouse
Photo: Robert Deering 6/29/2002
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

Gatesville, Texas
Photo: Robert Deering
6/29/2002

 
First Baptist Church of Gatesville