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Welcome to Gatesville ...

The city of Gatesville is located in Coryell County<1> and is the County Seat for Coryell County.

The location of Gatesville has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Gatesville has a population of 12,401 people<3> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Gatesville.

Gatesville is 800 feet [244 m] above sea level.<4>.

Time Zone: Gatesville lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Gatesville is located in the (254) area code.

The ZIP codes for Gatesville: 76528, 76596-76599<5>

Websites for Gatesville ...

Official Website: www.ci.gatesville.tx.us/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Gatesville had an population of 12,401 people. This is a decrease of 21.27% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 20.46% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Gatesville had a population of 15,751 people (or 20.89% of the total population of Coryell County). This makes Gatesville the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Gatesville represents 0.06% of the total population of Texas (which has 25,145,561 people), making it the state's 153rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 15,751 people, the population of Gatesville increased 1.03% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 15,591 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Gatesville.

Adding Gatesville to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Gatesville in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Gatesville was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Gatesville on our Genealogy Page.

Communities Also Named Gatesville ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 9 communities that are also named Gatesville - they are located in Alabama, Indiana (2), Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Michigan, Mississippi and North Carolina.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Gatesville.

Communities near Gatesville ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Gatesville.

  • McGregor [McLennan County]
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    • McGregor [McLennan County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the east of Gatesville
    • Estimated population in 2019: 5,331 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on McGregor
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for McGregor<7>
  • Crawford [McLennan County]
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    • Crawford [McLennan County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the east of Gatesville
    • Estimated population in 2019: 827 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Crawford have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Crawford
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Crawford<7>
  • Oglesby [Coryell County]
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    • Oglesby [Coryell County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the east of Gatesville
    • Estimated population in 2019: 465 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oglesby have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oglesby
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Oglesby<7>
  • Mound [Coryell County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mound
    • Mound [Coryell County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the southeast of Gatesville
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mound have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mound
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mound<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Levita [Coryell County]
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      • Levita [Coryell County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the northwest of Gatesville
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Levita
    • Leon Junction [Coryell County]
    • Flat [Coryell County]
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      • Flat [Coryell County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the southeast of Gatesville
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Flat have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Flat
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Flat<7>
    • Turnersville [Coryell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Turnersville
      • Turnersville [Coryell County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the north of Gatesville
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Turnersville
    • Lime City [Coryell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lime City
      • Lime City [Coryell County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the east of Gatesville
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lime City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lime City
    • Purmela [Coryell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Purmela
      • Purmela [Coryell County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the west of Gatesville
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Purmela have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Purmela
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Purmela<7>

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Gatesville. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Gatesville.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Gatesville. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Gatesville.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Gatesville. Our list includes 10 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Gatesville.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Gatesville ...

Looking for more information about Gatesville? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Gatesville, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Gatesville.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Gatesville: www.ci.gatesville.tx.us/

The official website for State of Texas: https://texas.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Texas' counties, including Coryell, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Gatesville.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Gatesville - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Gatesville). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Gatesville or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

Our list of ZIP Codes for Gatesville includes: 76528, 76596, 76597, 76598 & 76599.
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Gatesville) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Gatesville. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from GatesvilleOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Gatesville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.4388, Longitude: -97.7442       In this case, the coordinates for Gatesville have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<7>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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