Zunkerville

Zunkerville, located on State Highway 72 twelve miles west of Kenedy in the southwestern corner of Karnes County, was named after H. R. Zunker, who settled there in 1916 and built a store and a cotton gin for the surrounding farming community. In 1948 maps indicated a number of residences, businesses, a school, and a church. In 1961 Zunkerville had a population of seventy. Only the ruins of the cotton gin remained in 1990. In 2000 the population was fifteen.

Adapted from the official Handbook of Texas, a state encyclopedia developed by the Texas State Historical Association (TSHA). It is an authoritative source of trusted historical records.

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Currently Exists

Yes

Place type

Zunkerville is classified as a Town

Locations

  • Latitude
    28.70915070
    Longitude
    -97.99167010

Has Post Office

No

Is Incorporated

No

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Zunkerville by the Numbers

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Pop. Year Source
15 2014 Local Officials