Place:Poolville, Parker, Texas, United States

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NamePoolville
TypeTown
Coordinates32.967°N 97.85°W
Located inParker, Texas, United States
Contained Places
Cemetery
Poolville Cemetery
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Poolville is an unincorporated town in Parker County, Texas, United States located along Farm Road 920, about seventeen miles northwest of Weatherford, the county seat. It has a population of 2,325 people and a school district with three campuses, a seed company, a barber shop, a post office (ZIP code 76487), a convenience store,a storage facility, and 2L Custom Trucks. There are four churches: Methodist, Southern Baptist, Church of Christ and The Lone Star Church of Poolville Texas. The United Methodist and the Church of Christ Church buildings are located just west of the town square behind the seed company.

An eight-month drought brought fires to Poolville, destroying hundreds to thousands of acres of land.

Rodeo announcer Bob Tallman operates a ranch near Poolville.

Orville Bullington, a Wichita Falls attorney and the 1932 Republican gubernatorial nominee against Miriam Ferguson, was reared in Poolville.

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