Gatesville, Texas

Gatesville's name was derived from the nearby old Fort Gates, and became the county seat when Coryell County was organized in 1854. Among its city parks, Faunt Le Roy Park along the Leon River offers picnicking, a fitness course, and camping. A local firm, Medical Plastics Lab, produces anatomically correct human parts; tours are available.

Camping facilities are available within walking distance of the downtown area. The Gatesville Chamber of Commerce is located in the restored Cotton Belt depot and has information and historical exhibits.

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Things to do near Gatesville, TX

Lake Travis Fishing Tips

Largemouth bass anglers have their best success on this reservoir during the spring and fall months. Bass fishing from June t...

Onion Creek Club -Original/ North

Course Access: PrivateHoles: 18Reserve Advance Tee Times: 5 days...

Belton Lake Hunting

Designated public lands at Belton and Stillhouse Hollow Lakes are open for free public hunting. These areas are shown on the ...

Scott Schreiner Municipal Golf Course

Course Access: PublicHoles: 18Reserve Advance Tee Times: 7 days...