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Time Zone: Wheeler County lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time.

The community of Wheeler is the Seat for Wheeler County.

Wheeler County was founded in 1876. Wheeler was created by taking area from Bexar and Counties.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Wheeler had a population of 4,888 people. This is a decrease of 7.49% since the last Census (which gave a population of 5,284 people in 2000).

The following table shows the recent changes in population. Other than 2000, the population counts have been estimated by the Census Bureau.

Since 2000
Year-to-Year Change
20105,410+2.38%+10.68% since 2009
20094,888-7.49%+2.37% since 2008
20084,775-9.63%+0.29% since 2007
20005,284The Last Census

More information can be found on the Wheeler County Census Page for Wheeler County.


Below are some of the communities located in Wheeler County (for more communities, please visit our Nearby Page for Wheeler County):

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Shamrock   1,8282,0299.91% decrease  
Wheeler   1,2521,3789.14% decrease  
Mobeetie   1041072.8% decrease  

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<1>On a yearly basis, the US Census Bureau creates an estimate of the county's population. Keep in mind that this is an estimate and not an actual count. The last physical count was the 2000 Census and the next count will be for the 2010 Census.

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