Wharton Wharton County, Texas

Wharton: City in Texas, USA

About

Wharton is a city located in the county of Wharton in the U.S. state of Texas. Its population at the 2010 census was 8,832 and a population density of 453 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 8,615 inhabitants.

The city was created 175 years ago in 1845.

Wharton Quick Facts

Population : 8,615 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Texas (United States)
County : Wharton County
Postal code : 77488
Phone Area Codes : 979
Area : 19.48 km2
Named for : William H. Wharton, John Austin Wharton
Altitude : 102 feet / 31 meters
Capital city : Wharton is capital of Wharton County
Establishment : January 01, 1846 (175 years ago)
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 15:02:53 (3rd December 2021)
Density : 442 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -2.52% (2010-2020)
Weather : 57℉ Partly Cloudy 7-days weather
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Location of Wharton on Texas map.
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Geography

Wharton is located at 29°18'42"N 96°6'10"W (29.3116400, -96.1027400).

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Weather

Wharton forecast: Partly cloudy, with a low around 57. South wind 0 to 5 mph. more

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Wharton decreased by 2.52% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 8,832 - census
2011 8,839 0.08% estimation process
2012 8,795 -0.5% estimation process
2013 8,742 -0.61% estimation process
2014 8,687 -0.63% estimation process
2015 8,729 0.48% estimation process
2016 8,741 0.14% estimation process
2017 8,758 0.19% estimation process
2018 8,652 -1.23% estimation process
2019 8,637 -0.17% estimation process
2020 8,615 -0.26% estimation process

Wharton zip code is 77488. County name: Wharton, County fips: 48481

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Local Places in Wharton

1 Wharton City Utilities
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Schools in Wharton

College & universities near Wharton, TX

Code Name City ZIP
229841 Wharton County Junior College Wharton (TX) 77488

Stations (3)

Amtrak & bus stations near Wharton, TX

Code Name Address Type
PVW Prairie View, TX 44814 US Highway 290 Business \r\n BUS
HOG Houston, TX 2121 Main Street BUS
HOS Houston 902 Washington Ave. RAIL

Post offices near Wharton

Post Office Name City ZIP
Wharton Post Office Wharton (TX) 77488

Other places with the same name (4)

  • Wharton , New Jersey borough of New Jersey with a population of 6,463 people.
  • Wharton , Ohio human settlement in Wyandot County, Ohio, United States of America with a population of 338 people.
  • Wharton , Pennsylvania city in Pennsylvania, United States of America with a population of 93 people.

Other cities in Wharton County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Wharton County , TX.

City Name Population Title
El Campo 11,502 City in Texas, United States
East Bernard 2,340 City in Wharton County, Texas, United States
Louise 995

Distance to Other Cities

Wharton distances to largest Texas cities