Poolville, Texas

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Poolville
Poolville is located in Texas
Poolville
Poolville
Location within the state of Texas
Poolville is located in the United States
Poolville
Poolville
Poolville (the United States)
Coordinates: 32°58′30″N 97°51′29″W / 32.97500°N 97.85806°W / 32.97500; -97.85806Coordinates: 32°58′30″N 97°51′29″W / 32.97500°N 97.85806°W / 32.97500; -97.85806
CountryUnited States
StateTexas
CountyParker Wise
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP codes
76487
GNIS feature ID1344355

Poolville is an unincorporated community 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, Snyder and Sons elevator, Williams Barbershop (owned and operated by Kathy Williams), a post office (ZIP code 76487), a convenience store, a storage facility, and 2L Custom Trucks. 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.

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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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.[1]

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