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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He is a member and past president of the Wise County Bar Association, member of the Decatur Chamber of Commerce, and a former member and director of the Texas District & Attorneys Association.
It has been used for construction and maintenance purposes at the adjacent Wise County Landfill.
This effort falls under a mission by the Virginia Unmanned Systems Commission to boost the state's unmanned aerial systems (UAS) industry while simultaneously establishing Wise County as a research, development, training and operational hub for UAS.
Johnson NG) contains large remnants of Grand Prairie near Decatur, Wise County, Texas (Fig.
NYSE: ACI) is idling the Cumberland River Coal Company complex situated in Wise County, Virginia and Letcher County, Kentucky.
Many years earlier, a tip from a Chicago bookie led Mitchell to buy acreage in Wise County in North Texas, which contained compressed rock.
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.
Mullins, County Attorney for Wise County, asked 1) whether the sheriff's office or police department serves as the primary law enforcement agency, and 2) whether the term "jurisdiction" as used in [section][section] 37.
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.
The clinic runs through Sunday at the Wise County Fairgrounds.