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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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References in periodicals archive ?
1 underground mine in Tazewell County, Virginia, has eliminated 35 positions, and Mill Branch Coal's Dorchester and North Fork underground mines in Wise County, Virginia, and Letcher County, Kentucky, respectively, let 19 workers go.
NYSE: ACI) is idling the Cumberland River Coal Company complex situated in Wise County, Virginia and Letcher County, Kentucky.
in the Circuit Court of Wise County, Virginia, Jacqueline alleged that the doctor had committed medical malpractice during his treatment of her beginning on October 16.
The toll of mountaintop removal mining was even more tragic for the Davidson family in Wise County, Virginia.
TODAY, VENCIL BRINGS HER RALLY CLOSER to home as she and hundreds of students fight to save Lake Estonoa in Wise County, Virginia.
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.
So begins the fascinating account of Edith Maxwell from Wise County, Virginia.
Applicable Criteria and Related Research: Industrial Development Authority of Wise County, Virginia http://www.
and Dominion Virginia Power, leading to its decision to hire about 100 miners at the four mines--two in Wise County, Virginia, and one each in Raleigh County, West Virginia, and Letcher County, Kentucky.
Applicable Criteria and Related Research: Wise County, Virginia
Arch Coal officials are citing continued rough waters in the metallurgical coal market for its decision to idle its Cumberland River coal complex in Wise County, Virginia, and Letcher County, Kentucky, and eliminate 213 positions.