Wheeler County , Texas

Wheeler County: County in Oregon, United States

Wheeler County locator map
Location of Wheeler County on Texas map.


Wheeler County is a county located in the U.S. state of Texas. As of the 2010 census, the population was 5,410 and a population density of 1 people per km². After 9 years in 2019 county had an estimated population of 5,056 inhabitants. Its county seat is Fossil. The county was created 122 years ago in 1899.


Wheeler County is located at 35°24'5"N 100°16'11"W (35.4012800, -100.2696500). It has 6 neighbors: Grant County, Morrow County, Crook County, Gilliam County, Jefferson County and Wasco County.

Fossil  Oregon Courthouse image
Fossil Oregon Courthouse

The largest city of Wheeler County is Shamrock with a population of 1,989. Other cities include, Wheeler population 1,477 and Mobeetie population 95. See all Wheeler County cities & populated places.


Wheeler County forecast: Sunny, with a high near 98. South wind 5 to 10 mph. more

Fossil  Oregon Courthouse image

Wheeler County map

Wheeler County Quick Facts

Population : 5,056 (2019)
Country : United States of America
State : Texas (United States)
Different from : Wheeler County, Wheeler County, Wheeler County
Area : 4442 km2
Water as percent of area : 0.03%
Land as percent of area : 99.97%
Named for : Henry H. Wheeler
Altitude : 2,566 feet / 782 meters
Capital : Fossil
Establishment : February 02, 1899
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 17:40:54 (27th July 2021)
Density : 1 Pop. per km² as of 2019
Population growth : -7% (2010-2019)
Weather : 98℉ Sunny 7-days weather

Wheeler County has 6 neighbours.

  • Fossil


According to census records, the population of Wheeler County decreased by 7% in 9 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 5,410 - census
2011 5,446 0.66% estimation process
2012 5,589 2.56% estimation process
2013 5,716 2.22% estimation process
2014 5,696 -0.35% estimation process
2015 5,658 -0.67% estimation process
2016 5,518 -2.54% estimation process
2017 5,300 -4.11% estimation process
2018 5,158 -2.75% estimation process
2019 5,056 -2.02% estimation process

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Other places with the same name (3)

Wheeler County Populated Places

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Wheeler County.

City Name Population Title
Shamrock 1,989 City in Texas
Wheeler 1,477 City in Texas, United States
Mobeetie 95 City in Wheeler County, Texas, United States

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