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Welcome to Wylie ...

The city of Wylie is located

Wylie is primarily located in Collin County<1>. A portion of Wylie extends into Dallas County and Rockwall County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Wylie has a population of 53,086 people<3> (see below for details).

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

The community of Wylie is 500 feet [152 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Wylie is served by one (or more) of the following area codes: (214), (469)<5> and (972).

The ZIP code for Wylie: 75098<6>

Websites for Wylie ...

Official Website: www.ci.wylie.tx.us/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Wylie had an population of 53,086 people. This is an increase of 28.14% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 250.82% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Wylie had a population of 41,427 people (or 5.3% of the total population of Collin County). This makes Wylie the county's 5th most populous community.

The population of Wylie represents 0.16% of the population of Texas (which has 25,145,561 people), making it the state's 70th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 41,427 people, the population of Wylie increased 173.77% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 15,132 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Wylie.

Communities Also Named Wylie ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Texas communities named Wylie: This one is located in Collin County and the other is located in Taylor County.

Beyond Texas, there are 6 communities that are also named Wylie - they are located in Minnesota (2), Missouri, Ontario and Pennsylvania.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Wylie.

Communities near Wylie ...

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

  • Plano [Collin County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Plano
    • Plano [Collin County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<7> to the west of Wylie
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 291,296 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Plano
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Plano<8>
  • Garland [Dallas County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Garland
    • Garland [Dallas County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<7> to the southwest of Wylie
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 238,139 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Garland
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Garland<8>
  • Frisco [Collin County]
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    • Frisco [Collin County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<7> to the northwest of Wylie
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 209,980 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Frisco
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Frisco<8>
  • McKinney [Collin County]
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    • McKinney [Collin County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<7> to the northwest of Wylie
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 208,272 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on McKinney
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for McKinney<8>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Mesquite [Dallas County]
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      • Mesquite [Dallas County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<7> to the south of Wylie
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 138,916 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mesquite have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mesquite
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mesquite<8>
    • Richardson [Dallas County]
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      • Richardson [Dallas County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<7> to the southwest of Wylie
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 121,112 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Richardson
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Richardson<8>
    • Allen [Collin County]
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      • Allen [Collin County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<7> to the northwest of Wylie
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 109,379 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Allen have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Allen
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Allen<8>
    • Rowlett [Dallas County]
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      • Rowlett [Dallas County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<7> to the south of Wylie
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 68,388 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rowlett have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rowlett
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rowlett<8>
    • Rockwall [Rockwall County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rockwall
      • Rockwall [Rockwall County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<7> to the southeast of Wylie
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 47,415 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rockwall have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rockwall
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rockwall<8>
    • Forney [Kaufman County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Forney
      • Forney [Kaufman County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<7> to the south of Wylie
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 29,246 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Forney
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Forney<8>

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 Wylie. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Wylie.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Wylie. 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 Wylie.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Wylie ...

Looking for more information about Wylie? 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 Wylie, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Wylie.

Adding Wylie to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Wylie in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Wylie was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Wylie on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Texas (1897).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Wylie on our Genealogy Page.

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About Collin County

About Texas

The official website for Wylie: www.ci.wylie.tx.us/

The official website for Collin County: www.co.collin.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 Collin, 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 Wylie.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Wylie - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Of the area codes for Wylie, area code (469, 972) is an overlay.
<6>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Wylie). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Wylie or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<7>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Wylie) 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 Wylie. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from WylieOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Wylie. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.0355, Longitude: -96.5168       In this case, the coordinates for Wylie have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<8>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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