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Welcome to Wise ...
The location of Wise has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>
From the Census Estimates for 2017, Wise has a population of 2,998 people<2> (see below for details).
Wise is 2,450 feet [747 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the altitude of Wise is about ½ mile above sea level.
Time Zone: Wise lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Wise is located in the (276) area code.
Population Details ...
At the time of the 2010 Census, Wise had a population of 3,286 people (which is 7.93% of the total population of Wise County). This makes Wise the county's 2nd most populous community.
The population of Wise represents 0.04% of the population of Virginia (which has 8,001,024 people), making it the state's 79th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 3,286 people, the population of Wise has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (with a count of 3,255 people).
Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Wise had an population of 2,998 people. This is a decrease of 8.76% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 7.9% since the 2000 Census).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Wise.
Communities near Wise ...
A sample of nearby communities can be found below.
Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Wise and not the distance if you are driving.<4>.
To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Wise.
Communities Also Named Wise ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 18 communities that are also named Wise - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas (2), California, Georgia (2), Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Michigan, Missouri, North Carolina, Ohio, South Carolina (2), Texas (2) and West Virginia.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Wise.
See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Wise:
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Wise ...
Looking for more information about Wise? 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 Wise, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Wise.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
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The official website for Wise County: www.wisecounty.org/
The official website for State of Virginia: https://www.virginia.gov/
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This page was last modified: 15 Apr 2019