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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Wolfe City.

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Around Wolfe City ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Plano. It is located about 45 miles [72 km] to the southwest of Wolfe City. Plano has a population of 286,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Garland. It is located about 45 miles [72 km] to the southwest of Wolfe City and has a population of 235,000 people.

For comparison, Wolfe City has a population of 1,400 people.

The following large communities are also in the area. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Wolfe City and not the distance if you are driving it.<2>

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Allen   [Map]   99,179   SW   39 miles [62.8 km]
Denison   [Map]   23,654   NW   39 miles [62.8 km]
Forney   [Map]   19,122   SW   48 miles [77.2 km]
Frisco   [Map]   163,656   W   45 miles [72.4 km]
Greenville   [Map]   27,172   S   18 miles [29 km]
McKinney   [Map]   172,298   W   36 miles [57.9 km]
Murphy   [Map]   20,482   SW   39 miles [62.8 km]
Paris   [Map]   25,005   NE   35 miles [56.3 km]
Prosper   [Map]   18,379   W   42 miles [67.6 km]
Richardson   [Map]   113,347   SW   46 miles [74 km]
Rockwall   [Map]   43,586   SW   38 miles [61.2 km]
Rowlett   [Map]   61,999   SW   43 miles [69.2 km]
Sachse   [Map]   25,039   SW   40 miles [64.4 km]
Sherman   [Map]   41,567   NW   35 miles [56.3 km]
Wylie   [Map]   47,701   SW   34 miles [54.7 km]

The following is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Aberfoyle   [Map]   ---   SE   5 miles [8 km]
Bailey   [Map]   289   NW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Celeste   [Map]   856   SW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Commerce   [Map]   9,091   SE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Gober   [Map]   ---   N   6 miles [9.7 km]
Jot-Em-Down   [Map]   ---   E   12 miles [19.3 km]
Kingston   [Map]   ---   SW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Ladonia   [Map]   612   NE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Leonard   [Map]   1,984   W   10 miles [16.1 km]
Needmore   [Map]   ---   E   13 miles [20.9 km]
Neylandville   [Map]   90   S   12 miles [19.3 km]
Pecan Gap   [Map]   197   E   13 miles [20.9 km]
Randolph   [Map]   ---   NW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Silver City   [Map]   ---   NE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Yowell   [Map]   ---   E   12 miles [19.3 km]

For more communities neighboring Wolfe City, please visit our County-by-County Page for Wolfe City.

Hunt County ...

Wolfe City is located in Hunt County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Hunt County: Collin, Delta, Fannin, Hopkins, Kaufman, Rains & Rockwall.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Wolfe City ...

As we travel, we always see a community name that gives pause. While there are names which are interesting or familiar, some catch our attention or strike our fancy. We always talk about such a name. If time permits and the community is not too far, we'll usually try to make a side-trip.

Bug Tussle (Historic)   -   10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northeast of Wolfe City   [Map]
Celeste   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Clutter Point   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the North   [Map]
Cotton Center   -   10 miles [16.1 km] to the North   [Map]
Flag Springs   -   10 miles [16.1 km] to the North   [Map]
Flat Prairie   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Hail   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the North   [Map]
Hickory Creek   -   5 miles [8 km] to the West   [Map]
Hogeye   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Leonard   -   10 miles [16.1 km] to the West   [Map]
Pleasant Grove   -   10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Prairie Point   -   10 miles [16.1 km] to the North   [Map]
Scatter Branch   -   10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Shady Grove   -   11 miles [17.7 km] to the North   [Map]
Silver City   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast   [Map]

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Wolfe City ...

Looking for more information about Wolfe City? A good source is the TripAdvisor website and we always start with their TripAdvisor Tourism page. The Tourism page gives you an overview and then the links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Wolfe City, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Wolfe City.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a new section that have been added to our Genealogy Helper Page for Wolfe City.

We have a list of several cemeteries that are in the area around Wolfe City. Our list includes the location of each cemetery, with the ability to see an overhead view of the cemetery.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Wolfe City. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.

Websites We Enjoy ...

When we're planning a trip, we like to check the following websites for sights to see and places to visit:

For the State of Texas

    Texas Tourism
    Parks for Texas

    Fishing in Texas
    Hunting in Texas

TripAdvisor Link for:

    Texas Statewide Tourism
    Wolfe City Tourism

    Additional communities can be found om the TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Wolfe City


National Park Service (NPS) sites in Texas

America's Byways - Scenic & Historic Roadways

RoadsideAmerica - Offbeat Tourist Attractions

Atlas Obscura - Curious and Wondrous Travel Destinations

The Living New Deal - Sites in Texas

Murals of the Works Progress Administration (WPA) - New Deal Art in Texas

Airports Near Wolfe City ...

Of the airports that we know about, these are some of the closest to Wolfe City.

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Commerce Muni.   [Map]   2F7   ESE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Jones Fld.   [Map]   F00   NNW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Tri-County Aero   [Map]   48TX   WNW   18 miles [29 km]
Majors Airport(ICAO: KGVT)   [Map]   GVT   S   20 miles [32.2 km]
Caddo Mills Muni.   [Map]   7F3   SSW   25 miles [40.2 km]
Sulphur Springs Muni.(ICAO: KSLR)   [Map]   SLR   ESE   29 miles [46.7 km]
Collin County Rgnl. (ICAO: KTKI)   [Map]   TKI   WSW   32 miles [51.5 km]
McKinney Muni.   [Map]   ---   WSW   32 miles [51.5 km]

When we're on the road, rather than always picking an airport that is close to our destination, we try to see if there might be another airport that would be a better fit to our travel plans.<5> To help with your planning, the following list of airports is organized by type and where they are relatively close to Wolfe City.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Wolfe City. You should check the map and see how accessible they are when considering one airport over another.

Large Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Dallas Love Fld. (DAL/KDAL)   [Map]   DAL   SW   57 miles [91.7 km]
Dallas / Fort Worth Intl. (DFW/KDFW)   [Map]   DFW   WSW   64 miles [103 km]
Dallas / Fort Worth Intl.    [Map]   ---   WSW   65 miles [104.6 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Addison Airport (ICAO: KADS)   [Map]   ADS   WSW   52 miles [83.7 km]
Fort Worth Alliance Airport (AFW/KAFW)   [Map]   AFW   WSW   76 miles [122.3 km]
Texarkana Rgnl. (TXK/KTXK)   [Map]   TXK   E   119 miles [191.5 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Commerce Muni.   [Map]   2F7   ESE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Jones Fld.   [Map]   F00   NNW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Tri-County Aero   [Map]   48TX   WNW   18 miles [29 km]
Majors Airport(ICAO: KGVT)   [Map]   GVT   S   20 miles [32.2 km]
Caddo Mills Muni.   [Map]   7F3   SSW   25 miles [40.2 km]
Sulphur Springs Muni.(ICAO: KSLR)   [Map]   SLR   ESE   29 miles [46.7 km]
Collin County Rgnl. (ICAO: KTKI)   [Map]   TKI   WSW   32 miles [51.5 km]
McKinney Muni.   [Map]   ---   WSW   32 miles [51.5 km]

Additional Airport Information

For each of the airports listed below, we've linked to websites where detailed information about the airport can be found.

Dallas Love Fld.   (DAL/KDAL)   [Map]
        Website for Dallas Love Field
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Dallas / Fort Worth Intl.   (DFW/KDFW)   [Map]
        Website for Dallas / Fort Worth International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Majors Airport   (ICAO: KGVT)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Sulphur Springs Muni.   (ICAO: KSLR)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Collin County Rgnl.   (ICAO: KTKI)   [Map]
        Website for Collin County Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Rockwall Muni.   (ICAO: KF46)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Grayson Co. Airport   (ICAO: KGYI)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Eaker Fld.   (ICAO: KDUA)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Will Rogers World Airport   (OKC/KOKC)   [Map]
        Website for Will Rogers World Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Killeen - Fort Hood Rgnl.   (GRK/KGRK)   [Map]
        Website for Killeen - Fort Hood Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Tulsa Intl.   (TUL/KTUL)   [Map]
        Website for Tulsa International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Addison Airport   (ICAO: KADS)   [Map]
        Website for Addison Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Fort Worth Alliance Airport   (AFW/KAFW)   [Map]
        Website for Fort Worth Alliance Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Texarkana Rgnl.   (TXK/KTXK)   [Map]
        Website for Texarkana Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Hunt County: www.huntcounty.net

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



Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Wolfe City.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance that stretches from Wolfe City. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Wolfe City) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Wolfe City. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Wolfe City

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Wolfe City. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.3705, Longitude: -96.0686     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Wolfe City have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<3>The IATA and ICAO are organizations that, amongst other functions, provide identifying codes for airports. The International Air Transport Association (IATA) is an airline trade organization. The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) is an agency of the United Nations. Although the codes are similar, be careful not to confuse them.

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<4>On an airport-by-airport basis, an NFDC report typically includes a description of airport operations, contacts, the runway(s), and radio, navigation & weather frequencies. The National Flight Data Center (NFDC) is operated by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) with the purpose of collecting, validating and disseminating information about airports.

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<5>When we are planning a trip (for example, to Wolfe City), we usually look for the obvious: the choice of airlines that fly into the airport, the number of flights, the connections we have to make, which car rentals are available, etc. We also look for sights and attractions that we might find between any given airport and our destination - we do love exploring. We're willing to fly into a more distant airport if we can get the services and amenities that we like. Even though our choice of airport might be inconvenient to others, it usually gives us a better trip.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Wolfe City.