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.
Searchable Records

Cemeteries
Runnels County Burial Lists

Census Records
County Residents

Probate Records
Index

Marriage Records
1880-1910

Old Newspapers
Migrations

Civil War Page
Pension Apps and Lists of Confederate Veterans

WW2 Page
World War II participants
Fallen Heroes

Fallen soldiers
Look for listing of William J. Byler of Ballinger
Miscellaneous
Photographs
Web Rings
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Last updated on February 10, 2014

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Jane Colmenares ~ County Coordinator
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Runnels County
Texas
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