Wise Wise County, Virginia

Wise: Place in Virginia

About

Wise is a city located in the county of Wise in the U.S. state of Virginia. Its population at the 2010 census was 3,286 and a population density of 415 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 2,885 inhabitants.

The city was created 147 years ago in 1873.

Wise Quick Facts

Population : 2,885 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Virginia (United States)
County : Wise County
Postal code : 24293
Phone Area Codes : 276
Area : 7.93 km2
Altitude : 2,451 feet / 747 meters
Capital city : Wise is capital of Wise County
Establishment : January 01, 1874 (147 years ago)
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 03:18:25 (9th December 2021)
Density : 364 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -13.9% (2010-2020)
Wise locator map
Location of Wise on Virginia map.
Wise County Courthouse - Front View image
Wise County Courthouse - Front View
Wise County Courthouse - Front View image

Geography

Wise is located at 36°58'33"N 82°34'33"W (36.9759300, -82.5757100).

Wise map

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Wise decreased by 13.9% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 3,286 - census
2011 3,231 -1.7% estimation process
2012 3,203 -0.87% estimation process
2013 3,174 -0.91% estimation process
2014 3,120 -1.73% estimation process
2015 3,081 -1.27% estimation process
2016 3,040 -1.35% estimation process
2017 2,994 -1.54% estimation process
2018 2,949 -1.53% estimation process
2019 2,906 -1.48% estimation process
2020 2,885 -0.73% estimation process

Wise zip code is 24293. County name: Wise, County fips: 51195

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Local Places in Wise

Schools in Wise

College & universities near Wise, VA

Code Name City ZIP
233897 The University of Virginia's College at Wise Wise (VA) 24293-4400
232788 Mountain Empire Community College Big Stone Gap (VA) 24219
248192 Jenny Lea Academy of Cosmetology Whitesburg (KY) 41858
157739 Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College Cumberland (KY) 40823
156189 Alice Lloyd College Pippa Passes (KY) 41844

Post offices near Wise

Post Office Name City ZIP
W Post Office Wise (VA) 24293
Norton Post Office Norton (VA) 24273
Coeburn Post Office Coeburn (VA) 24230
Pound Post Office Pound (VA) 24279
Dungannon Post Office Dungannon (VA) 24245

Other places with the same name (2)

  • Wise , Michigan township in Isabella County, Michigan with a population of 1,394 people.

Other cities in Wise County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Wise County , VA.

City Name Population Title
Big Stone Gap 5,104 Town of the United States
Coeburn 1,835 Town of the United States
Appalachia 1,523 Town in Virginia
Pound 917 Town in Virginia
Saint Paul 847 Town in Virginia

Distance to Other Cities

Wise distances to largest Virginia cities