Historical Markers
in Runnels County, Texas
Runnels County
Ballinger - US 83 & 67
Formed from Bexar and Travis counties. Created February 1, 1858; organized February 16, 1880. Named in honor of Hiram G. Runnels 1796-1857. Lawyer and governor of Mississippi. Member of the Texas Legislature. County seat, Runnels City, 1880; Ballinger, since 1888.
1936
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