Wythe County, Virginia

Wythe County: County in Virginia, United States


Wythe County is a county located in the U.S. state of Virginia. As of the 2010 census, the population was 29,235 and a population density of 63 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 28,620 inhabitants. Its county seat is Wytheville. The county was created 233 years ago in 1789.

Wythe County locator map
Location of Wythe County on Virginia map.

Quick Facts about Wythe County

Population : 28,620 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Virginia (United States)
Twitter username : wythecounty
Area : 465 km2
Water as percent of area : 0.6%
Land as percent of area : 99.4%
Named for : George Wythe
Altitude : 2,923 feet / 891 meters
Capital : Wytheville
Establishment : January 01, 1790
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 15:09:52 (30th September 2023)
Density : 62 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -2.15% (2010-2020)
Weather : 74℉ Patchy Fog then Mostly Sunny 7-days weather
WythevilleVACourthouse image
WythevilleVACourthouse image


Wythe County is located at 36°55'2"N 81°4'43"W (36.9171300, -81.0785900). It has 5 neighbors: Bland County, Carroll County, Grayson County, Pulaski County and Smyth County.

Wythe County map

Wythe County Populated Places

Cities, towns, neighborhoods & other populated places in Wythe County.

City Name Population Title
Wytheville 7,879 Town in Virginia, USA
Rural Retreat 1,448 Town of the United States


Wythe County forecast: Patchy fog before 10am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 74. North wind 1 to 6 mph. more

Wythe County has 5 neighbours.

  • Wytheville


According to census records, the population of Wythe County decreased by 2.15% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 29,235 - census
2011 29,202 -0.11% estimation process
2012 29,328 0.43% estimation process
2013 29,282 -0.16% estimation process
2014 29,055 -0.78% estimation process
2015 29,097 0.14% estimation process
2016 28,912 -0.64% estimation process
2017 28,829 -0.29% estimation process
2018 28,698 -0.46% estimation process
2019 28,684 -0.05% estimation process
2020 28,620 -0.22% estimation process

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People born in Wythe County (15)

People born in Wythe County, including newspaper editor, minister, and politician William Gannaway Brownlow, politician Joseph Draper, empresario, founder of Texas, namesake of Austin, Texas Stephen F. Austin, .


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