The city of Gatesville is the county seat of Coryell County, Texas. The population was 15,751 at the 2010 census. The city has five of the eight prisons and state jails for women operated by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice.
Features and Attractions
- Coryell Museum Historical Center … The history of the local area is documented and put on display at the center with special emphasis on pioneer immigration to the Texas Frontier.
- The Last Drive-In Picture Show … Built in 1950, the Last Drive-In Picture Show has one screen and holds up to 300 cars. The theater plays double features and has a miniature golf course, an arcade, and an indoor theater onsite.