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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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Johnson NG) contains large remnants of Grand Prairie near Decatur, Wise County, Texas (Fig.
3B, C; 4A), a small left pterygopalatine tooth plate with crest CI broken, from the Antlers Formation at Butler Farm, near Decatur, Wise County, Texas.
13, 1932, in Wise County, Texas, to Roy and Aurelia Jackson Gasperson.
1, 1923, in Wise County, Texas, to Garnett and Sarah Martin Rothell.
Thurmond (1974) referred to a fragmentary concave phyllodont plate from the Garvin Church local fauna in the lower Paluxy Formation of Wise County, Texas, as a pterygoid plate from Casierius heckelii.