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Publications

Members of the Mills County Historical Commission, History Book committee compiled the book Mills County Memories in 1994. This is an excellent record of the early day settlers of Mills County and early settlements. This book covers all the communities in Mills County, with a listing of the cemeteries and persons to contact for the cemeteries. Includes maps with a updated page to show the new road numbers. This book is available in area libraries and The Mills County Memories is available for purchase from the Mills County Historical Commission, $50 plus $4.50 shipping. A leather bound copy is available for $100.

Another published book put out by the Mills County Historical Commission is No Man's Land becomes a County by Flora Gatlin Bowles, Editor and copyrighted and published by the Mills County Historical Society in 1958. Virginia Ruth Rudd Long has completed an index for the No Man's Land becomes a County (c) 2002. No Man's Land becomes a County is available for purchase with index, $30. plus $3.50 shipping, This book is in the local area libraries for review.

Reprinting of MILLS COUNTY -- THE WAY IT WAS by Hartal Langford Blackwell is here and available for purchase with index, $30. plus $3.00 shipping charges. This beautiful bound book is another excellent record of the early day settlers of Mills County and early settlements.

Books for Sale

There are two bundle prices available: All three books with the indexes for $100, plus shipping. Or Mills County Memories plus your choice of one of the other books with its index for $75, plus shipping.

Goldthwaite Memorial Cemetery lists those buried in the Goldthwaite Memorial Cemetery (formerly known as the I.O.O.F.) For only $25.00 plus $3.00 shipping you can have this wonderful book and its index. For those who have previously purchased the Goldthwaite Memorial Cemetery book, the separate index is available for $5.

Mills County Texas Cemeteries (Excluding the Goldthwaite Memorial Cemetery) is available for only $35.00 plus $3.00 shipping.

Our 2003 reprinting of the Mills County World War II Service Book is available for $14.00 plus $3.00 shipping.

You can also buy and pick up any of these books from the Mills County Courthouse Voter's Registration office, basement level to avoid shipping costs. Postcards, of the Regency swinging bridge, the old and new courthouses and the old jail, are also available for $1.00 each.

For more information or to order any published works, please write to :

Mills County Historical Commission
Mills County Courthouse
P.O. Box 403
Goldthwaite, TX 76844

or call Judy McKinney at 325-648-3879.