Coryell Valley, TX


By: Vivian Elizabeth Smyrl

Type: General Entry

Published: December 1, 1994


Coryell Valley is on Farm Road 929 six miles northeast of Gatesville in northeastern Coryell County. It has also been known as Coffey, in honor of Smith Coffey, an early settler. The community had a church and a schoolhouse by the early 1870s. The Coryell Valley school had twenty students and one teacher in 1904. Only the cemetery marked the community on county highway maps in 2000.

Coryell County Genealogical Society, Coryell County, Texas, Families, 1854–1985 (Dallas: Taylor, 1986).
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The following, adapted from the Chicago Manual of Style, 15th edition, is the preferred citation for this entry.

Vivian Elizabeth Smyrl, “Coryell Valley, TX,” Handbook of Texas Online, accessed July 07, 2022, https://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/entries/coryell-valley-tx.

Published by the Texas State Historical Association.

December 1, 1994

Place
Coryell Valley
Currently Exists
No
Place Type
Town
USGS ID
1387786
Town Fields
  • Has post office: No
  • Is Incorporated: No
Belongs to
  • Coryell County
Associated Names

Coffey

Coordinates
  • Latitude: 31.48627470°
  • Longitude: -97.64724220°