South Mountain

South Mountain is located north of U. S. Highway 84 about three miles east of Gatesville in central Coryell County. The town was shown on highway maps by 1970, and by the mid-1980s citizens incorporated. In 1990 South Mountain had a population of 301. That figure increased to 412 in 2000.

Adapted from the official Handbook of Texas, a state encyclopedia developed by the Texas State Historical Association (TSHA). It is an authoritative source of trusted historical records.

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Population Counts

South Mountain
Pop. Year Source
362 2019 Texas Demographic Center
384 2010 Texas Demographic Center
412 2000 Texas Demographic Center
301 1990 Texas Demographic Center