Wise County , Texas

Wise County: County in Texas, United States

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

About

Wise County is a county located in the U.S. state of Texas. As of the 2010 census, the population was 59,127 and a population density of 25 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 71,084 inhabitants. Its county seat is Decatur. The county was created 165 years ago in 1856.

Wise courthouse image
Wise courthouse
Wise courthouse image

Geography

Wise County is located at 33°12'57"N 97°39'16"W (33.2159000, -97.6544500). It has 6 neighbors: Cooke County, Denton County, Jack County, Montague County, Parker County and Tarrant County.

Wise County map

The largest city of Wise County is Bryan with a population of 88,165. Other cities include, Decatur population 7,572, Bridgeport population 6,637, Rhome population 1,872 and Runaway Bay population 1,627. See all Wise County cities & populated places.

Weather

Wise County forecast: Mostly sunny, with a high near 74. South southwest wind 0 to 10 mph. more

Wise County Quick Facts

Population : 71,084 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Texas (United States)
Different from : Wise County
Area : 2391 km2
Water as percent of area : 2%
Land as percent of area : 98%
Named for : Henry A. Wise
Capital : Decatur
Establishment : January 01, 1856
Time Zone : Central Time Zone
Local time : 14:29:36 (17th October 2021)
Density : 30 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 16.82% (2010-2020)
Weather : 74℉ Mostly Sunny 7-days weather

Wise County has 6 neighbours.

  • Decatur

Demographics

The population of Wise County increased by 16.82% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 59,127 - census
2011 59,967 1.4% estimation process
2012 60,424 0.76% estimation process
2013 61,019 0.98% estimation process
2014 61,702 1.11% estimation process
2015 62,857 1.84% estimation process
2016 64,478 2.51% estimation process
2017 65,848 2.08% estimation process
2018 68,284 3.57% estimation process
2019 69,984 2.43% estimation process
2020 71,084 1.55% estimation process

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People born in Wise County (6)

People born in Wise County, including Black Liberation Army member Sundiata Acoli, baseball player and manager Jackie Reid, politician John Lee Smith, you can see a list of people who born in Wise County.

  • Tom Pickett (American cowboy, gambler, lawman and outlaw) he was born in 01/01/1858
  • Booth Mooney (American journalist and writer) he was born in 01/01/1912
  • Florence Moss Carr (American suffragist) she was born in 29/08/1876

Other places with the same name (2)

Wise County Populated Places

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

City Name Population Title
Bryan 88,165 City in Texas, USA
Decatur 7,572 City in Texas, USA
Bridgeport 6,637 City in Wise County, Texas, US
Briar 5,665 Census designated place
Rhome 1,872 City in Wise County, Texas, United States
Runaway Bay 1,627 City in the United States
Alvord 1,591 City in Lyon County, Iowa, United States of America
Aurora 1,522 City in Texas, USA
Boyd 1,335 City in Wise County, Texas
Newark 1,251 City in Texas, United States
Chico 1,199 City in Wise County, Texas, United States
Paradise 594 City in Wise County, Texas, United States
Lake Bridgeport 405 City in Wise County, Texas, United States

Texas Other Counties (more counties)

County Name Population Title
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