Runnels County TXGenWeb

Runnels County Courthouse
In the heart of Texas, Runnels County, formed in 1859 and organized in 1880,
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.

Ballinger - 1924

Visit our newest projects !

Our Fallen Heroes

Honoring all who have given their life in defense of our freedom.

Honoring Our Veterans

Honoring all who have served in our military in defense of our freedom.

These projects are not just Runnels County, we welcome ALL submissions to honor those who have served.

If you would like to add a name to either one of our projects, use the links there, or contact me for help.

Submit your Family Information for the following:

Research Tools

Searchable Records

Runnels County Burial Lists

County Residents

Fallen soldiers of the Iraqi War
Look for listing of Michael J. Byler of Ballinger
Have you a website dealing with your Runnels County ancestors?

Please let me know if you encounter any broken links while you are visiting the site. If I can help you in any way, please feel free to ask. I do not live near Runnels County, so unfortunately, I don't have access to any local research facilities or documentation.
I would love to add your family information or any pieces of Runnels County history you may have to the site. Be sure to check back as I hope to be continuing the
site makeover for the next few months.
Thank you, and WELCOME to Runnels County !
Jane Colmenares
County Coordinator
Special Volunteers for Runnels County
Sandra Brookshire Behne
Emlyn Jansa
Betty Varner
Doug and Sandra Adkins

for contributing cemetery surveys

Don Brownlee
Sandra Brookshire Behne
Sylvia Sumner
Snuffy Smith

for volunteering for Lookups


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Last Updated October 2, 2010

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