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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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Mill Branch Coal Corporation's Dorchester and Osaka deep mines in Wise County, Virginia, which have 134 employees.
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.
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.
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The proceeds will be used to finance capital improvements to the University's educational facilities located in the City of Charlottesville, Albemarle County, and Wise County, Virginia.
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The Wise County, Virginia, station will be built to allow the installation of equipment to capture carbon dioxide emissions when such a technology becomes commercially available.
The complex, located in Appalachia, Wise County, Virginia, was constructed in 1972 to support operations of the Company's Virginia Division.