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Welcome to Runaway Bay ...

The city of Runaway Bay is located in Wise County<1>.

The location of Runaway Bay has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Runaway Bay has a population of 1,576 people<3> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Runaway Bay.

Runaway Bay is 820 feet [250 m] above sea level.<4>.

Time Zone: Runaway Bay lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Runaway Bay is located in the (940) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Runaway Bay had an population of 1,576 people. This is an increase of 22.55% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 42.75% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Runaway Bay had a population of 1,286 people. This makes Runaway Bay the county's 5th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,286 people, the population of Runaway Bay increased 16.49% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 1,104 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Runaway Bay.

Communities near Runaway Bay ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Runaway Bay.

  • Decatur [Wise County]
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    • Decatur [Wise County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the east of Runaway Bay
    • Estimated population in 2019: 7,094 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Decatur
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Decatur<6>
  • Bridgeport [Wise County]
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    • Bridgeport [Wise County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Runaway Bay
    • Estimated population in 2019: 6,653 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bridgeport have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bridgeport
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bridgeport<6>
  • Jacksboro [Jack County]
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    • Jacksboro [Jack County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the west of Runaway Bay
    • Estimated population in 2019: 4,384 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jacksboro
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Jacksboro<6>
  • Springtown [Parker County]
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    • Springtown [Parker County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southeast of Runaway Bay
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,190 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Springtown
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Springtown<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Alvord [Wise County]
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      • Alvord [Wise County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the northeast of Runaway Bay
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,573 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Alvord have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Alvord
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Alvord<6>
    • Boyd [Wise County]
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      • Boyd [Wise County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the east of Runaway Bay
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,518 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Boyd<6>
    • Chico [Wise County]
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      • Chico [Wise County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the northeast of Runaway Bay
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,177 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Chico<6>
    • Paradise [Wise County]
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      • Paradise [Wise County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the east of Runaway Bay
      • Estimated population in 2019: 561 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Paradise have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Paradise
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Paradise<6>
    • Sunset [Montague County]
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      • Sunset [Montague County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the north of Runaway Bay
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sunset have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sunset
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sunset<6>
    • Wizard Wells [Jack County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wizard Wells
      • Wizard Wells [Jack County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the west of Runaway Bay
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wizard Wells

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Runaway Bay. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Runaway Bay.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Runaway Bay. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Runaway Bay.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Runaway Bay. See our Newspapers Page for Runaway Bay.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Runaway Bay ...

Looking for more information about Runaway Bay? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Runaway Bay, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Runaway Bay.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Wise County

About Texas

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Runaway Bay. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Wise County: www.co.wise.tx.us/

The official website for State of Texas: https://texas.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Texas' counties, including Wise, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Runaway Bay.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Runaway Bay - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Runaway Bay) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Runaway Bay. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Runaway BayOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Runaway Bay. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.1776, Longitude: -97.8699       In this case, the coordinates for Runaway Bay have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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