In the heart of Texas, Runnels County was formed in 1859 and organized in 1880.
It has 5 towns and several small communities.
Ballinger is the county seat.
The other towns include Winters, Miles, Rowena, and Wingate.
The population of the county in 1880 was 980.
In 1890 the population was 3,193.
In 1900 the population was 5,279.
In 1910 the population was 20,858.
The population of Runnels County has never exceeded 23,000.
Early Runnels County Birth Records
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Runnels County Biographies
World War II Soldiers of Runnels County
Queries and Message Boards
History of Runnels County
Runnels County 1887
Biographies of Early Settlers
Cynthia Catherine Bradshaw: Her Medicine & Patients, 1903-32
Ex-Open Range Cowpunchers Association 1912
I.O.O.F. Lodge Members, 1887-89
Blue Gap Post Office
Teachers, March 1901
Postmasters of Runnels County
Hermann Sons Lodge #216 Rowena, Texas
Primitive Baptist Churches
Texas Records at Family Search
Runnels County Burial Lists
Civil War Page
Pension Apps and Lists of Confederate Veterans
World War II participants
Look for listing of William J. Byler of Ballinger
Runnels County Texas Family Group Sheets
Texas Family Group Sheet Project
Runnels County Archives
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