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NUNNELEE, TEXAS. Nunnelee is a small rural community on Farm Road 898 about three miles northwest of Bonham in northwestern Fannin County. The settlement probably began by the late 1800s or early 1900s and was named for the Nunnelee family, who were early pioneers in the area. Agricultural maps of the 1920s showed a country school and farms in the region. No population figures were available until 1990, when Nunnelee reported twenty-five residents. That figure stayed constant through 2000.

Laurie E. Jasinski


The following, adapted from the Chicago Manual of Style, 15th edition, is the preferred citation for this article.

Laurie E. Jasinski, "NUNNELEE, TX," Handbook of Texas Online (, accessed November 28, 2015. Uploaded on June 15, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.

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