Wise County, Virginia Basics:

Wise County Virginia - Government Site

Population: 40,818
Area: 403 square miles
County seat: Wise
Area code(s) in use: 276
Time zone: EST
High school graduate or higher: 71.5%
Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.7%
Median household income: $35,120
Persons in poverty: 24.1%
Home ownership rate: 69.4%
Mean travel time to work: 22.5 minutes

Adjacent counties:
City of Norton  Dickenson  Harlan (KY)  Lee  Letcher (KY)  Pike (KY)  Russell  Scott  

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Map of the Wise County area

Our detail map of Wise County shows the Wise County, Virginia boundary lines and other interesting items.

Places in Wise County, Virginia

  Airports     show all on map

Coeburn Airport, Coeburn Heliport, Humphreys Heliport, Lonesome Pine Airport, Marty 1 Heliport, Norton Community Hospital Heliport, Powell Valley Airport, Saint Marys Hospital Heliport, Wise A R Hospital Heliport

  Areas     show all on map

The Nettle Patch, Three Forks

  Bridges     show all on map

Charles Bickley Memorial Bridge, Hugh Williams Memorial Bridge

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Appalachia Police Department, Appalachia Rescue Squad, Appalachia Volunteer Fire Department, Big Stone Gap Police Department, Big Stone Gap Rescue Squad, Big Stone Gap Volunteer Fire Department, Big Stone Gap Volunteer Fire Department Station 2, Clinch Ranger District Office, Coeburn Police Department, Coeburn Volunteer Fire Department, Dalton-Cantrell Hall, Dante Rescue Squad Station 1, Godwin Hall, Goodloe Center, Grace House, Holton Hall, LifeCare Ambulance Service Coeburn, LifeCare Ambulance Service Wise, Phillips-Taylor Hall, Pound Police Department, Pound Rescue Squad, Pound Volunteer Fire Department, Red Onion State Prison, Robb Hall, Saint Paul Police Department, Saint Paul Volunteer Fire Department, Sandy Ridge Volunteer Fire Department, Valley Volunteer Fire Department, Wallens Ridge State Prison, Wise County Sheriff's Office, Wise Police Department, Wise Rescue Squad, Wise Volunteer Fire Department

  Cemeteries     show all on map

Addington Cemetery, Addington Cemetery, Adkins Cemetery, Andover Cemetery, Austin Cemetery, Baker Cemetery, Baker Cemetery, Baker Cemetery, Banner Cemetery, Barker Cemetery, Barker Cemetery, Bates Cemetery, Bellamy Cemetery, Bennett Cemetery, Bennett Cemetery, Berry Cemetery, Beverly Cemetery, Beverly Cemetery, Beverly Cemetery, Bevins Cemetery, Bevins Cemetery, Bickley Cemetery, Bickley Cemetery, Big Spring Cemetery, Black Creek Cemetery, Boggs Cemetery, Boggs Cemetery, Boggs Cemetery, Bolling Cemetery, Bond Cemetery, Bondtown Cemetery, Bradley Cemetery, Bruce Cemetery, Buchanan Cemetery, Buchanan Cemetery, Burton Cemetery, Bush Cemetery, Callaham Cemetery, Canepatch Cemetery, Cantrell Cemetery, Cantrell Cemetery, Carigo Cemetery, Carroll Cemetery, Carter Cemetery, Carter Cemetery, Clark Cemetery, Collins Cemetery, Cox Cemetery, Culbertson Cemetery, Dale Cemetery, Darter Cemetery, Davis Cemetery, Dickerson Cemetery, Dingus Cemetery, Dollarhide Cemetery, Donahue Cemetery, Dotson Cemetery, Dotson Cemetery, Dye Cemetery, Easterling Cemetery, Edwards Cemetery, Edwards Cemetery, Egan Cemetery, Evans Cemetery, Exeter Cemetery, Franklin Cemetery, Freeman Cemetery, Freeman Cemetery, Funk Cemetery, Gardner Cemetery, Gardner Cemetery, Gibson Cemetery, Gibson Cemetery, Gilley Cemetery, Gilliam Cemetery, Gilliam Cemetery, Gilliam Cemetery, Gilliam Cemetery, Gilly Cemetery, Glencoe Cemetery, Glovier Cemetery, Gouge Cemetery, Greear Cemetery, Green Cemetery, Greene Cemetery, Greenwood Cemetery, Haddon Cemetery, Hall Cemetery, Hall Cemetery, Hamilton Cemetery, Hamilton Cemetery, Hamm Cemetery, Hamm Cemetery, Hawthorne Cemetery, Hayes Cemetery, Hayes Cemetery, Hayes Cemetery, Hileman Cemetery, Hill Cemetery, Hill Cemetery, Hillman Cemetery, Hillman Cemetery, Hobbs Cemetery, Holbrook Cemetery, Holbrook Cemetery, Holbrook Cemetery, Holbrook Cemetery, Hubbard Cemetery, Huff Cemetery, Hutchinson Cemetery, Jackson Cemetery, Jessee Cemetery, Kennedy Cemetery, Kilbourn Cemetery, Kilgore Cemetery, Kilgore Cemetery, Kilgore Cemetery, Kise Cemetery, Kiser Cemetery, Lane Cemetery, Lane Cemetery, Lane Cemetery, Laney Cemetery, Laurel Fork Cemetery, Laurel Grove Cemetery, Lawson Cemetery, Lawson Cemetery, Lawson Cemetery, Lawson Cemetery, Mariners Museum Park, McClellan Cemetery, McReynolds Cemetery, Meade Cemetery, Meadows Cemetery, Miller Cemetery, Morris Cemetery, Mullins Cemetery, Mullins Cemetery, Mullins Cemetery, Mullins Cemetery, Mullins Cemetery, Nash Cemetery, Oak View Cemetery, Osborn Cemetery, Page Cemetery, Parsons Cemetery, Peak Cemetery, Perry Cemetery, Plaster Cemetery, Powers Cemetery, Powers Cemetery, Powers Cemetery, Powers Cemetery, Powers Family Cemetery, Price Cemetery, Ramey Cemetery, Reed Cemetery, Ring Cemetery, Ringley Cemetery, Roberson Cemetery, Robinett Cemetery, Robinette Cemetery, Robinette Cemetery, Robinette Cemetery, Robinette Cemetery, Robinson Cemetery, Robinson Cemetery, Rose Cemetery, Round Top Cemetery, Sanders Cemetery, Saylor Cemetery, Scott Cemetery, Screech Cemetery, Sexton Cemetery, Sexton Cemetery, Sexton Cemetery, Sexton Cemetery, Sexton Cemetery, Short Creek Cemetery, Skeen Cemetery, Skeen Cemetery, Smith Cemetery, Stallard Cemetery, Stallard Cemetery, Stallard Cemetery, Stapleton Cemetery, Steel Fork Cemetery, Stidham Cemetery, Strength Cemetery, Strouth Cemetery, Tacoma Cemetery, Talbert Cemetery, Tannery Cemetery, Three Forks Cemetery, Treadway Cemetery, Vanover Cemetery, Vaughan Cemetery, Wampler Cemetery, Ward Cemetery, Wells Cemetery, Wells Cemetery, Wells Cemetery, Wells Cemetery, Wheatley Cemetery, Wheatley Cemetery, Whiteoak Gap Cemetery, Willey Cemetery, Williams Cemetery, Willis Cemetery, Wilson Cemetery, Wilson Cemetery, Wise Cemetery, Wolfe Cemetery, Wright Cemetery

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Riverview Census Designated Place

  Churches     show all on map

Addison Chapel, Beckner Chapel, Beech Grove Church, Berry Chapel, Bethany Church, Blue Springs Church, Buffalo Church (historical), Bull Run Church, Calvary Chapel, Cane Patch Church, Carfax Church, Christ Episcopal Church, Coleman Chapel (historical), Cracker Neck Church, Davis Chapel, Davis Chapel, Fairview Church, Firbie Chapel, First Baptist Church, First Baptist Church, First Presbyterian Church, Flat Gap Church, Francis Pine Chapel, Glamorgan Chapel, Guest River Chapel, Hamilton Chapel, Harmony Chapel, Holbrook Chapel, Hoot Owl Church, Hubbard Chapel, Hurricane Church, Independent Bible Church, Irondale Church, Legion Memorial Church, Locust Grove Church, Lone Pine Chapel, Marthas Chapel, McClellan Chapel, Meade Chapel, Mount Olive Church, Mount Olivet Church, Mountain View Church, Nash Chapel, Old Regular Church, Philips Chapel, Pippin Chapel, Primitive Church, Pyles Memorial Church, Robinette Chapel, Sandy Ridge Church, Skeen Union Church, Stallard Church (historical), Stallard Memorial Church, Stone Mountain Chapel, Trinity United Methodist Church, Valley Chapel, Wells Chapel, Wilson Chapel, Zion Church

  Dams     show all on map

Back Creek Dam, Bear Creek Dam, Bens Branch Dam, Big Cherry Dam, Dixiana Mine Dam, North Fork of Pound Dam, Rimrock Lake Dam, Steer Branch Dam, Toms Creek Dam

  Flats     show all on map

Chestnut Flats, Wet Flats

  Gaps     show all on map

Austin Gap, Bean Gap, Beaverdam Gap, Big Stone Gap, Bond Gap, Bryant Gap, Buffalo Gap, Cable Gap, Coon Gap, Cracker Neck, Flat Gap, Fox Gap, Fuller Gap, Indian Gap, Indian Grave Gap, Little Stone Gap, Osbornes Gap, Parson Gap, Pinnacle Gap, Pound Gap, Steve Horn Gap, Stonega Gap, Stormy Gap, Tucker Gap, Turkey Gap, Whiteoak Gap, Wildcat Summit

  Hospitals     show all on map

Wellmont Lonesome Pine Hospital, Wise County Memorial Hospital

  Locales     show all on map

Bee Bottom Picnic Area, Boatwrights Store, Camp Bethel, Cane Patch Campground, Deadman Curve, Duncan Gap, Dwina Station, Eagle Rock Electrical Complex, Flag Rock Recreation Site, Flatwoods Campground, Flatwoods Job Corps Camp, Hopkins Branch, Horse Gap, Intermont Girl Scout Camp, Interstate Yards, Kelly View, Laurel Fork Campground, Lonesome Pine Country Club, Phillips Creek Picnic Area, Pound Launch, Ridge View Shopping Center, Rock Switch, Southern Yards, Wise Launch

  Mines     show all on map

Exeter Mine, Norton Quarry

  Parks     show all on map

Bullit Park, Glades Wildlife Management Area, High Knob Recreation Area

  Pillars     show all on map

Osborn Rock

  Populated Places     show all on map

Addington, Almira, Andover, Appalachia, Arno, Banner, Beamantown, Beechwood (historical), Big Laurel, Big Stone Gap, Blackwood, Bondtown, Burtons Ford, Cadet, Canepatch (historical), Carfax, Clark (historical), Clear Creek (historical), Coeburn, Crab Orchard, Cracker Neck, Cranes Nest, Derby, Dewey, Dixiana, Dooley, Dorchester, Dorchester Junction, Dry Fork, Dunbar, Dwina, East Stone Gap, Esserville, Exeter, Flat Gap, Flatwoods, Franco, Gilley, Glamorgan, Graden, Haddonfield, Hamilton Town, Harper, Hugh, Hurricane, Imboden, Inman, Irondale, Josephine, Kent Junction, Lanes Store, Laurel, Laurel Grove, Linden, Lipps, Lonesome (historical), Lower Exeter, Lyons, Maytown, Meade, Mill Creek, Mintons Store, Needmore, North Fork, Oreton, Osaka, Pardee (historical), Peaks Store, Phipps, Pine (historical), Pound, Riverview, Roaring Fork, Roda, Round Top, Roundstone, Rural, Saint Paul, Short (historical), Stephens, Stonega, Sutherland, Tacoma, Toms Creek, Vane (historical), Vicco, Virginia City, Wells, Wise

  Ranges     show all on map

Pine Mountain, Road Spur, Stone Mountain

  Reservoirs     show all on map

Back Creek Lake, Bear Creek Reservoir, Big Cherry Reservoir, Coeburn Lake, Lake Wise, Lonesome Pine Lake, North Fork of Pound Lake, Rimrock Lake, Steer Branch Pond, Valley Lake

  Ridges     show all on map

Adkins Ridge, Amos Ridge, Bell Rock Ridge, Big Ridge, Black Creek Ridge, Bluff Spur, Buchanan Ridge, Divide Ridge, Fork Ridge, Fork Ridge, Fork Ridge, Fork Ridge, Grindstone Ridge, Indian Mountain, Indian Ridge, Ison Rock Ridge, Looney Ridge, Nancy Ridge, Ninemile Spur, Pine Spur, Rogers Ridge, Sally Ridge, Sams Ridge, Whetstone Ridge

  Schools     show all on map

Alternative Education School, Appalachia Elementary School, Appalachia High School, Austin School (historical), Baker School, Black Creek School (historical), Boggs School (historical), Bowling School (historical), Buffalo School (historical), Bull Hill School (historical), Bull Run School (historical), Cadet School (historical), Carter School, Clear Creek School (historical), Coeburn High School, Coeburn Middle School, Coeburn Primary School, Collins School, Corder School (historical), County Line School (historical), Crab Orchard School (historical), Cracker Neck School (historical), Dotson School, Dwina School (historical), Exeter School, Fairview School, Flat Gap School, Gardner School (historical), Gibson School (historical), Gilley School (historical), Gilliam School (historical), Gladeville College (historical), Glady Fork School, Hunsucker School, Hutchinson School (historical), J J Kelly High School, James Woodrow Adams Elementary and Middle School, Kelly View School (historical), L F Addington Middle School, Laurel Fork School, Laurel Grove School (historical), Lick Creek School (historical), Maple Grove School, Marshall School (historical), Meade School (historical), Mill Creek School, Mountain Empire Community College, Mountain View School, Osaka School, Pound High School, Powell Valley High School, Powell Valley Middle School, Powell Valley Primary School, Riner School, Rocky Fork School, Saint Paul Elementary School, Saint Paul High School, School Number 15 (historical), School Number 21 (historical), Skeen School, Stormy Gap School (historical), Trace Fork School, University of Virginia College Wise Campus, Wildcat School (historical), Wise County Career Technical Center, Wise County Christian School, Wise Primary School

  Springs     show all on map

Big Spring

  Streams     show all on map

Ambrose Branch, Austin Branch, Bad Branch, Bad Branch, Bad Creek, Bad Creek, Bark Camp Branch, Barn Branch, Bear Branch, Bear Branch, Bear Creek, Bear Fork, Bear Fork, Bearpen Branch, Beaverdam Creek, Bee Branch, Bee Branch, Benges Branch, Bens Branch, Big Branch, Big Branch, Big Branch, Birchfield Creek, Black Creek, Bold Camp Creek, Bond Branch, Buckeye Branch, Bull Run, Burns Creek, Butcher Fork, Callahan Creek, Cane Branch, Cane Branch, Canepatch Creek, Carding Machine Branch, Clear Creek, Corder Branch, Crab Orchard Branch, Creger Branch, Critical Fork, Dale Branch, Donald Branch, Dotson Creek, Dotson Fork, Doubles Branch, Dry Fork, Duckcamp Branch, Durham Branch, East Fork Bearpen Branch, Eastland Creek, Flat Branch, Franks Branch, Gabe Branch, Glade Creek, Glady Fork, Guest River, Haddox Branch, Halfway Branch, Hall Branch, Halls Branch, Hays Branch, Honey Branch, Honeycomb Branch, Hopkins Branch, Hurricane Branch, Hurricane Creek, Indian Creek, Jaybird Branch, Kelly Branch, Lane Branch, Laurel Branch, Laurel Fork, Laurel Fork, Left Fork Bearpen Creek, Left Fork Lick Fork, Lick Branch, Lick Branch, Lick Branch, Lick Branch, Little Caney Creek, Little Toms Creek, Looney Creek, Lost Creek, Lyons Fork, Machine Creek, McFall Fork, McHenry Fork, McKinney Branch, Meade Creek, Meade Fork, Meadow Branch, Meadow Branch, Meadows Branch, Mill Branch, Mill Branch, Mill Creek, Mill Creek, Mill Creek, Miller Branch, Mud Branch, Mud Lick Creek, Mullins Fork, North Fork Pound River, Parson Branch, Phillips Creek, Phillips Creek, Pigeon Creek, Pine Branch, Pine Camp Creek, Pine Orchard Branch, Pole Bridge Branch, Potcamp Branch, Potcamp Fork, Pound Fork, Pounding Mill Creek, Preacher Creek, Raccoon Branch, Ramey Branch, Rat Creek, Rickey Branch, Right Fork Bearpen Creek, Riley Branch, Roads Branch, Roaring Branch, Roaring Fork, Roberts Branch, Robinette Branch, Rock Creek, Rocky Fork, Rumley Branch, Russell Creek, Selcer Branch, Sepulcher Creek, Shade Branch, Short Branch, Short Creek, Slick Branch, South Fork Pound River, South Fork Powell River, Spring Branch, Spruce Pine Branch, Stacy Branch, Stallard Branch, Steel Fork, Steer Branch, Steve Horn Branch, Stevens Branch, Stidham Fork, Stidham Fork, Stone Branch, Store House Branch, Straight Fork, Tearall Branch, Thacker Branch, Toms Creek, Trace Fork, Turkey Branch, Whiteoak Branch, Whitley Fork, Wildcat Creek, Yellow Creek

  Summits     show all on map

Black Mountain, Bold Camp Mountain, Buck Knob, Bull Hill, Camp Rock, Eagle Knob, Elk Knob, Guest Mountain, High Butte, High Knob, Huff Rock, Little Mountain, Little Mountain, Little Stone Mountain, Moore Knob, Morris Butt, Pickem Mountain, Robinson Knob, The Doubles, The Doubles

  Towers     show all on map

Buck Knob Lookout, Bull Hill Lookout Tower, High Knob Lookout Tower, Stonega Lookout Tower, WAXM-FM (Big Stone Gap), WDXC-FM (Pound), Wise Mountain Lookout Tower, WLSD-AM (Big Stone Gap), WNVA-AM (Norton), WNVA-FM (Norton), WSBN-TV (Norton), WZQK-FM (Coeburn)

  Trails     show all on map

Trail of the Lonesome Pine

  Tunnels     show all on map

Big Bull Tunnel, Craigen Tunnel, Holbrook Tunnel, Little Bull Tunnel, Little Tom Tunnel, Swede Tunnel

  Valleys     show all on map

Baker Hollow, Band Mill Hollow, Beech Hollow, Bentley Hollow, Bowser Hollow, Buchanan Hollow, Caledonia Hollow, Cantrell Hollow, Cavenger Hollow, Craiger Hollow, Curley Hollow, Dale Ridge Hollow, Dark Hollow, Dwina Hollow, Hall Hollow, Happy Hollow, Hardy Hollow, Hash Hollow, Hasn Hollow, Hood Hollow, Hoot Owl Hollow, Johnson Hollow, Killen Hollow, Lane Hollow, Lawson Hollow, Long Hollow, Maize Hollow, Peak Hollow, Poker Hollow, Possum Trot Hollow, Powell Valley, Rutherford Hollow, Sargent Hollow, Sawmill Hollow, Shingle Hollow, Shipley Hollow, Tank Hollow, Wampler Hollow, Williams Cove, Yates Hollow

  Woods     show all on map


Wise County, Virginia Population By Race (2012 estimate)

WhiteWise County White population 38,12438,124  
BlackWise County Black population 2,0822,081
MixedWise County Mixed population 408408
AsianWise County Asian population 163163
American IndianWise County American Indian population 8281
Hawaiian & Pacific IslanderWise County Hawaiian & Pacific Islander population 00

Additional population tables :
State population table
Virginia population by county