Coonville is on Farm Road 2694 two miles east of Shelbyville in southeastern Shelby County. The area was originally occupied by plantations. The Carroll Colored Methodist Episcopal Church was organized in the late 1870s on land owned by Thomas and John Carroll. During the early years of the twentieth century the community also had a school, which in 1903 enrolled twenty-eight children. In 1983 Coonville had the church and scattered houses.
At a Glance
Coonville is part of or belongs to the following places.
Adopt a Town
The Texas Almanac's Land Rush program lets you adopt the town, county, or lake of your choice and share your message with the world. 100% of the proceeds benefit education in Texas.
Coonville is classified as a Town
Has Post Office
Proud to call TX home?
Put your name on the town or county of your choice.
Search Places »