Wise County


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Wise County, Texas

PO Box 359
Decatur, TX 76234
Phone: (940) 627-3351
Fax: (940) 627-2138
www.co.wise.tx.us

In north-central TX, northwest of Fort Worth; organized Jan 23, 1856 from Cooke County. Name Origin: For Maj. Gen. Henry Alexander Wise (1806-76), governor of VA (1856-60), and an officer in the Confederate army

Area (sq mi):: 922.77 (land 904.61; water 18.17) Population per square mile: 62.70
Population 2005: 56,696 State rank: 55 Population change: 2000-20005 16.20%; 1990-2000 40.70% Population 2000: 48,793 (White 86.10%; Black or African American 1.20%; Hispanic or Latino 10.80%; Asian 0.20%; Other 7.50%). Foreign born: 5.10%. Median age: 35.50
Income 2000: per capita $17,729; median household $41,933; Population below poverty level: 9.90% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $21,769-$22,898
Unemployment (2004): 5.10% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.70% Median travel time to work: 33.30 minutes Working outside county of residence: 49.20%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Wise County, Virginia

PO Box 570
Wise, VA 24293
Phone: (276) 328-2321
Fax: (276) 328-9780
www.wisecounty.org

On the southwestern border of VA, north of Kingsport, TN; organized Feb 16, 1856 from Lee, Russell, and Scott counties. Name Origin: For Gen. Henry A. Wise (1806-76), U.S. representative from VA (1833-44), governor (1856-60), and Confederate Army officer

Area (sq mi):: 405.22 (land 404.04; water 1.18) Population per square mile: 103.90
Population 2005: 41,997 State rank: 39 Population change: 2000-20005 4.70%; 1990-2000 1.40% Population 2000: 40,123 (White 96.40%; Black or African American 1.80%; Hispanic or Latino 0.70%; Asian 0.30%; Other 1.10%). Foreign born: 0.50%. Median age: 37.80
Income 2000: per capita $14,271; median household $26,149; Population below poverty level: 20.00% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $18,469-$20,474
Unemployment (2004): 5.00% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.60% Median travel time to work: 23.60 minutes Working outside county of residence: 37.60%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Some underserved Virginia patients were among the first to be helped by an unmanned aircraft system (UAS), more commonly known as a drone, during research flights to a medical clinic in Wise County.
WASHINGTON, July 17, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Some underserved Virginia patients were among the first to be officially helped by an Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS), more commonly known as a drone, during research flights to a medical clinic in Wise County Friday.
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Even though its population is small, staff wrote, "stationary sources" in Wise County - in other words, facilities like drilling rigs and natural gas compressor stations - were major contributors of nitrogen oxide emissions.
H is motion was supported by an affidavit in which he averred that he had been living and working in Wise County or the City of Norton during the period in which the complaint had been pending, that he had been available the service of process at his hone or office, and that he was not aware or any effort to serve process on him durimi.
Tull is active in the Greater Denton Wise County Association of Realtors, the United Way of Denton County, the Muscular Dystrophy Association and the American Cancer Society.
The clinic runs through Sunday at the Wise County Fairgrounds.
In Dallas last Monday, Roy Robinson of the Graham Leader and Phil Major of the Wise County Messenger both testified that their small papers would have to abandon the USPS and turn to private services if Saturday delivery were ended, citing the need for delivering Friday night high-school football news the day after.
A Virginia Tech economic impact study concluded that the station will generate about $440 million a year in tax revenues and other benefits for Wise County.
The pipeline will have a lateral to provide transportation services for natural gas produced from the Newark East field in Wise County.
2 million loan to the Wise County Development Authority to purchase equipment and machinery for the start-up plant.
The success of the initial, three-day MOM project conducted in July 2000 in an airport hangar in Wise County, Virginia, convinced VDA to conduct two MOM projects in 2001--one on the eastern shore of the state and a repeat visit to Wise County.