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Poolville, Texas

Coordinates: 32°58′30″N 97°51′29″W / 32.97500°N 97.85806°W / 32.97500; -97.85806
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Poolville is located in Texas
Location within the state of Texas
Poolville is located in the United States
Poolville (the United States)
Coordinates: 32°58′30″N 97°51′29″W / 32.97500°N 97.85806°W / 32.97500; -97.85806
CountryUnited States
CountyParker, Wise
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP codes
GNIS feature ID1344355

Poolville is an unincorporated community in Parker County, Texas, United States located along Farm to Market Road 920, about seventeen miles north of Weatherford, the county seat. It has a population of 2,325 and a school district with three campuses. Businesses include a seed company, a post office (ZIP Code 76487), a convenience store, a storage facility and 2L Custom Trucks.[citation needed]

There are five churches: Methodist, Southern Baptist, Church of Christ, The Lone Star Church of Poolville Texas, and Oak Tree Baptist Church. The United Methodist and the Church of Christ Church buildings are located just west of the town square behind the seed company.[citation needed]

On February 22, 1996, an eight-month drought brought fires to Poolville, destroying hundreds to thousands of acres of land.[1]

The rodeo announcer Bob Tallman operates a ranch near Poolville.[citation needed]

Orville Bullington, a Wichita Falls attorney and the 1932 Republican gubernatorial nominee against Miriam A. Ferguson, was raised in Poolville.[citation needed]

On March 24, 2023, an EF1 tornado struck the northwest side of Poolville, which destroyed the historic 120-year-old Tabernacle.[2][3][4]


The climate in this area is characterized by relatively high temperatures and evenly distributed precipitation throughout the year. The Köppen Climate System describes the weather as humid subtropical, and uses the abbreviation Cfa.[5]

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  1. ^ "Large Grass Fire in Texas Burns Out of Control; Dozens of Homes Destroyed". Associated Press.
  2. ^ https://www.wfaa.com/article/weather/severe-weather/parker-county-poolville-texas-severe-storm-debris/287-28dde4f6-a529-4098-b07c-d55775afe682
  3. ^ https://www.weatherforddemocrat.com/news/updated-poolville-tabernacle-destroyed-by-storm/article_c39e8d06-ca55-11ed-a398-f7d8538dfa91.html
  4. ^ https://news.yahoo.com/poolville-tabernacle-destroyed-storm-191800945.html?guccounter=1&guce_referrer=aHR0cHM6Ly93d3cuZ29vZ2xlLmNvbS8&guce_referrer_sig=AQAAAE_dh6IrrhX1Dib0qN-F4_LQgrmjYBSxyPOYThueh1CqS6kO1wQwo6DohfWBP0lqf8xRUTEt3ZuWrtL2_KIbTI5UF4i3ZII1RESo95ylxNiGqDIhFJ0yaGVUnp9glO_atIblYM8z8c8Zlkewvdtqdea580FH0zjUcd35p_u76Gva
  5. ^ Climate Summary for Poolville, Texas

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