Wise County, Texas

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Wise County, Texas
Wise courthouse.jpg
The Wise County Courthouse in Decatur. The Romanesque Revival structure was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1976.
Location within Texas
Location within Texas
Map of the United States highlighting Texas
Texas's location within the U.S.
Founded1856
Named forHenry Alexander Wise
SeatDecatur
Largest cityDecatur
Area
 • Total923 sq mi (2,391 km2)
 • Land904 sq mi (2,341 km2)
 • Water18 sq mi (47 km2), 2.0%
Population
 • (2010)59,127
 • Density65/sq mi (25/km2)
Congressional districts12th, 13th
Time zoneCentral: UTC−6/−5
Websitewww.co.wise.tx.us

Wise County is a county in the U.S. state of Texas. In 2010, 59,127 people lived there. The county seat is Decatur.

History[change | change source]

The county was created in 1856.

Geography[change | change source]

The county has a total area of 923 square miles.

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