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RANIER, TEXAS. Ranier was three miles northeast of Gatesville in east central Coryell County. In the 1940s it included a church, a school, and several residences. No population estimates for Ranier were available, and no evidence of the community was shown on county highway maps in the 1980s.

Vivian Elizabeth Smyrl


The following, adapted from the Chicago Manual of Style, 15th edition, is the preferred citation for this article.

Vivian Elizabeth Smyrl, "RANIER, TX," Handbook of Texas Online (, accessed November 27, 2015. Uploaded on June 15, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.

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