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Encyclopedia > Wichita Falls, Texas
City of Wichita Falls
Nickname: The City that Faith Built
Location within the state of Texas
Map of Wichita Falls in 1890
Map of Wichita Falls in 1890
Coordinates: 33°53′49″N 98°30′54″W / 33.89694, -98.515
Country United States
State Texas
County Wichita
Government
 - Mayor Lanham Lyne
Area
 - City 70.1 sq mi (183.1 km²)
 - Land 70.66 sq mi (183.0 km²)
 - Water 0.04 sq mi (0.1 km²)
Elevation 948 ft (289 m)
Population (2000)
 - City 104,197
 - Density 1,474.1/sq mi (569.1/km²)
 - Metro 147,826
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 - Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-6)
Area code(s) 940
FIPS code 48-79000[1]
GNIS feature ID 1376776[2]
Website: www.ci.wichita-falls.tx.us

Wichita Falls is a city in the state of Texas and the county seat of Wichita County, Texas, United States. As of the census[1] of 2000, it had a population of 104,197. Wichita Falls is the principal city of the Wichita Falls Metropolitan Statistical Area, which encompasses all of Archer, Clay and Wichita counties.[3] Image File history File linksMetadata DTWest. ... // A nickname is a name of an entity or thing that is not its proper name. ... Adapted from Wikipedias TX county maps by Seth Ilys. ... For other uses, see Texas (disambiguation). ... Image File history File links Size of this preview: 800 × 545 pixelsFull resolution (9259 × 6309 pixel, file size: 11. ... This list of countries, arranged alphabetically, gives an overview of countries of the world. ... Federal courts Supreme Court Circuit Courts of Appeal District Courts Elections Presidential elections Midterm elections Political Parties Democratic Republican Third parties State & Local government Governors Legislatures (List) State Courts Local Government Other countries Atlas  US Government Portal      The political units and divisions of the United States include: The 50 states... For other uses, see Texas (disambiguation). ... Index: Contents: Top - A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z A Anderson County formed in 1846 from part of Houston County. ... Wichita County is a county located in the state of Texas. ... A mayor (from the Latin māior, meaning larger, greater) is the modern title of the highest ranking municipal officer. ... This article is about the physical quantity. ... For other uses, see City (disambiguation). ... A square mile is an English unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (≈1,609 m) in length. ... To help compare orders of magnitude of different geographical regions, we list here areas between 1,000 km² and 10,000 km². See also areas of other orders of magnitude. ... Elevation histogram of the surface of the Earth – approximately 71% of the Earths surface is covered with water. ... A foot (plural: feet or foot;[1] symbol or abbreviation: ft or, sometimes, ′ – a prime) is a unit of length, in a number of different systems, including English units, Imperial units, and United States customary units. ... This article is about the unit of length. ... For other uses, see City (disambiguation). ... Population density per square kilometre by country, 2006 Population density map of the world in 1994. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Timezone and TimeZone redirect here. ...  CST or UTC-6 The Central Time Zone observes standard time by subtracting six hours from UTC during standard time (UTC-6) and five hours during daylight saving time (UTC-5). ... −12 | −11 | −10 | −9:30 | −9 | −8 | −7 | −6 | −5 | −4 | −3:30 | −3 | −2:30 | −2 | −1 | −0:25 | UTC (0) | +0:20 | +0:30 | +1 | +2 | +3 | +3:30 | +4 | +4:30 | +4:51 | +5 | +5:30 | +5:40 | +5:45 | +6 | +6:30 | +7 | +7:20 | +7... Although DST is common in Europe and North America, most of the worlds people do not use it. ...  CST or UTC-6 The Central Time Zone observes standard time by subtracting six hours from UTC during standard time (UTC-6) and five hours during daylight saving time (UTC-5). ... −12 | −11 | −10 | −9:30 | −9 | −8 | −7 | −6 | −5 | −4 | −3:30 | −3 | −2:30 | −2 | −1 | −0:25 | UTC (0) | +0:20 | +0:30 | +1 | +2 | +3 | +3:30 | +4 | +4:30 | +4:51 | +5 | +5:30 | +5:40 | +5:45 | +6 | +6:30 | +7 | +7:20 | +7... A telephone numbering plan is a plan for allocating telephone number ranges to countries, regions, areas and exchanges and to non-fixed telephone networks such as mobile phone networks. ... North American area code 940 is a state of Texas telephone area code for numbers in the Wichita Falls area. ... Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS) are publicly announced standards developed by the U.S. Federal government for use by all (non-military) government agencies and by government contractors. ... GNIS (The Geographic Names Information System) contains name and locative information about almost two million physical and cultural features located throughout the United States of America and its Territories. ... For other uses, see Texas (disambiguation). ... A county seat is a term for an administrative center for a county, primarily used in the United States. ... Wichita County is a county located in the state of Texas. ... Image:1870 census Lindauer Weber 01. ... Map of Texas highlighting the Wichita Falls metropolitan area. ... Archer County is a county located in the state of Texas. ... Clay County is a county located in the U.S. state of Texas. ...


Sheppard Air Force Base, a United States Air Force base, is located in Wichita Falls. Sheppard Air Force Base is a United States Air Force base in Wichita Falls, Texas. ... USAF redirects here. ...


Wichita Falls is sister city to Fürstenfeldbruck in Bavaria, Germany. Sign denoting twin towns of Neckarsulm, Germany Town twinning is a concept whereby towns or cities in geographically and politically distinct areas are paired with the goal of fostering human contact and cultural links. ... Fürstenfeldbruck is a town in Bavaria, Germany. ... For other uses, see Bavaria (disambiguation). ...


The city's main newspaper is the Times Record News. The weekly community newspaper is The News Mirror. Times Record News is a daily newspaper based in Wichita Falls, Texas, USA since 1907. ...

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Geography and climate

Wichita Falls is located at 33°53′49″N, 98°30′54″W (33.897047, -98.514881).[4]


The city is about 15 miles south of the border with Oklahoma, 115 miles northwest of Fort Worth, and 140 miles southwest of Oklahoma City. For other uses, see Oklahoma (disambiguation). ... Fort Worth is the sixth-largest city in the state of Texas, located about 30 miles west of Dallas on the West Fork Trinity River and forming part of the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex. ... Downtown Oklahoma City The State Capitol of Oklahoma From The South Motto: Nickname: Capital of the New Century Founded 1889 Incorporated County Oklahoma County Cleveland County Canadian County Borough {{{borough}}} Parrish {{{parrish}}} Mayor Mick Cornett Area  - Total  - Water 1,608. ...


According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 70.7 square miles (183.1 km²), of which, 70.7 square miles (183.1 km²) of it is land and 0.04 square miles (0.1 km²) of it (0.03%) is water. The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census as defined in Title ) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... A square mile is an English unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (≈1,609 m) in length. ... A square metre (US spelling: square meter) is by definition the area enclosed by a square with sides each 1 metre long. ...

Monthly Normal and Record High and Low Temperatures
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Rec High °F 87 93 100 102 110 117 114 113 111 102 89 88
Norm High °F 52.1 58.1 67.2 75.5 83.5 91.7 97.2 95.8 87.5 77.1 63.7 54.5
Norm Low °F 28.9 33.4 41.1 49.3 59.3 67.8 72.4 71.3 63.7 52.4 40.1 31.3
Rec Low °F -5 -8 8 24 36 51 54 53 38 25 14 -7
Precip (in) 1.12 1.58 2.27 2.62 3.92 3.69 1.58 2.39 3.19 3.11 1.68 1.68
Source: USTravelWeather.com [1]

Demographics

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 104,197 people, 37,970 households, and 24,984 families residing in the city. City-data.com reports the population has since declined to 99,354 in July 2006,[5] though the city disputes these numbers.[6] The population density was 1,474.1 people per square mile (569.1/km²). There were 41,916 housing units at an average density of 593.0/sq mi (228.9/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 75.11% White, 12.40% African American, 0.86% Native American, 2.20% Asian, 0.10% Pacific Islander, 6.39% from other races, and 2.95% from two or more races. Persons of Hispanic or Latino origin accounted for 13.98% of the population. Image:1870 census Lindauer Weber 01. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ...


There were 37,970 households out of which 33.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 49.7% were married couples living together, 12.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 34.2% were non-families. 28.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.46 and the average family size was 3.04. Matrimony redirects here. ...


In the city the population was spread out with 24.7% under the age of 18, 15.2% from 18 to 24, 29.3% from 25 to 44, 18.6% from 45 to 64, and 12.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 32 years. For every 100 females there were 106.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 106.7 males.


The median income for a household in the city was $32,554, and the median income for a family was $39,911. Males had a median income of $27,609 versus $21,877 for females. The per capita income for the city was $16,761. About 10.8% of families and 13.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 17.7% of those under age 18 and 10.3% of those age 65 or over. Per capita income means how much each individual receives, in monetary terms, of the yearly income generated in their country. ... Map of countries showing percentage of population who have an income below the national poverty line The poverty line is the level of income below which one cannot afford to purchase all the resources one requires to live. ...


Based on a July 1, 2006 estimate, the metropolitan statistical area has a population of 145,528, a decline of nearly 4% since 2000 (see Table of United States Metropolitan Statistical Areas).[3] The Metropolitan Statistical Areas are shown in red on this map of the Core Based Statistical Areas of the United States. ...


History

The Choctaw Indians settled the area in the early 1700s[7]. White settlers arrived in the 1860s to form cattle ranches. The Fort Worth and Denver Railway arrived in 1882, the same year the city became the county seat of Wichita County, Texas.[8] The Choctaws are a Native American people originally from the southeast United States (Mississippi, Alabama, and Louisiana). ... Events and trends The Bonneville Slide blocks the Columbia River near the site of present-day Cascade Locks, Oregon with a land bridge 200 feet (60 m) high. ... Fort Worth and Denver Railway is a defunct railroad in the United States. ... Year 1882 (MDCCCLXXXII) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Friday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar). ... Wichita County is a county located in the state of Texas. ...


A flood in 1886 destroyed the original falls on the Wichita River for which the city was named. After nearly 100 years of visitors wanting to visit the non-existent falls, the city built an artificial waterfall beside the river in Lucy Park. The recreated falls are 54 feet high and recirculates at 3,500 gallons per minute. They are visible to south-bound traffic on Interstate 44. Year 1886 (MDCCCLXXXVI) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Wednesday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar). ... For other uses, see Waterfall (disambiguation). ... Wikimedia Commons has media related to: Interstate 44 Interstate 44 (abbreviated I-44) is an interstate highway in the central United States. ...


The city is currently seeking funding to rebuild and restore the downtown area.[9]


Transportation

Highways

Wichita Falls is the western terminus for Interstate 44 (until Interstate 44 was extended to Wichita Falls in 1987, it had been the largest US city without an Interstate Highway). U.S. Highways leading to or through Wichita Falls include 287, 277, 281, and 82. State Highway 240 ends at Wichita Falls and State Highway 79 runs through it. Wikimedia Commons has media related to: Interstate 44 Interstate 44 (abbreviated I-44) is an interstate highway in the central United States. ... Current U.S. Route shield Current U.S. Route shield in California The system of United States Numbered Highways (often called U.S. Routes or U.S. Highways) is an integrated system of roads and highways in the United States numbered within a nationwide grid. ... U.S. Highway 287 is a north-south United States highway. ... U.S. Route 277 is a north-south United States Highway. ... U.S. Route 82 is an east-west United States highway. ... State Highway 240 or SH 240 is a Texas state highway that runs from Harrold east to Burkburnett, then south parallel to Interstate 44 to Wichita Falls. ... State Highway 79 or SH 79 is a Texas state highway that runs 96 miles from the Oklahoma border near Wichita Falls to Throckmorton. ...


Air travel

The Wichita Falls Municipal Airport is served by American Eagle with six flights daily to the Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport. The Kickapoo Downtown Airpark and the Wichita Valley Airport serve smaller, private planes. Wichita Falls Municipal Airport (IATA: SPS, ICAO: KSPS) is an airport located a few miles north of Wichita Falls, Texas. ... American Eagle Airlines is a regional airline based in Fort Worth, Texas[1]. It is a airline partner of American Airlines[2] (both wholly owned by the AMR Corporation holding company), operating over 1,800 flights a day, serving 159 cities across the USA, Canada, Mexico and the Caribbean[3... Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport (IATA: DFW, ICAO: KDFW, FAA LID: DFW) is located between the cities of Dallas and Fort Worth,[2] and is the busiest airport in the U.S. state of Texas. ...


Van service

Greyhound Lines provides intercity bus service from Wichita Falls to other locations served by Greyhound. Skylark Van Service shuttles passengers to and from DFW on several runs during the day all week long. This article is about the US bus line. ... Autobus redirects here. ... Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport (IATA: DFW, ICAO: KDFW, FAA LID: DFW) is located between the cities of Dallas and Fort Worth,[2] and is the busiest airport in the U.S. state of Texas. ...


Education

Wichita Falls is home to Midwestern State University, an accredited 4-year college offering both bachelor's and master's degrees. A local branch of nearby Vernon College offers two-year degrees, certificate programs, and workforce development programs. Midwestern State University is an accredited 4-year college, located in Wichita Falls, Texas with an estimated enrollment of 6480. ... For other uses, see College (disambiguation). ... A bachelors degree is usually an undergraduate academic degree awarded for a course or major that generally lasts for three, four, or in some cases and countries, five or six years. ... A masters degree is a postgraduate academic degree awarded after the completion of an academic program of one to six years in duration. ... A degree is any of a wide range of status levels conferred by institutions of higher education, such as universities, normally as the result of successfully completing a program of study. ...


Public primary and secondary education is covered by the Wichita Falls Independent School District, the City View Independent School District, and the Bright Ideas Charter School. There are several parochial schools, the largest of which is Notre Dame Catholic school. Other private schools operate in the city, as does an active home-school community. Many of the local elementary schools participate in the Head Start program for preschool-aged children. The Wichita Falls ISD is one of only a handful of school districts in Texas that does not require its students to attend a particular school in the district based on their residency. Instead, all schools have magnet programs to attract students, such as the Washington Jackson Math & Science Center. // Public spending on education in 2005 Public education is education mandated for or offered to the children of the general public by the government, whether national, regional, or local, provided by an institution of civil government, and paid for, in whole or in part, by taxes. ... Wichita Falls Independent School District (WFISD) is a public school district based in Wichita Falls, Texas, United States and is accredited by the Texas Education Agency. ... City View Independent School District is a public school district based in Wichita Falls, Texas. ... Charter schools are publicly funded elementary or secondary schools in the United States that have been freed from some of the rules, regulations, and statutes that apply to other public schools in exchange for some type of accountability for producing certain results, which are set forth in each schools... A parochial school (or faith school) is a type of private school which engages in religious education in addition to conventional education. ... Notre Dame Catholic School is a private, Roman Catholic high school, middle school, and elementary school in Wichita Falls, Texas. ... For the film of this title, see Private School (film). ... Homeschooling[1] ( also called home education), home learning or homeschool[1] – is the education of children at home, typically by parents or guardians, rather than in a public or private school. ... Head Start is a program of the United States Department of Health and Human Services that focuses on assisting children from low-income families. ... In the U.S. system of education, a magnet school is a public school which offers innovative courses, specialized training, etc. ...


Four schools in the Wichita Falls Independent School District participate in the International Baccalaureate programmes. Hirschi High School offers the IB Diploma Programme. Three others are candidate schools: G.H. Kirby Junior High School for the Middle Years Programme; and Washington/Jackson Math/Science Center and Lamar Primary Center for the Primary Years Programme. It has been suggested that this article or section be merged into International Baccalaureate Organization. ... John R. Hirschi Math/Science International Baccalaureate Magnet High School, or commonly known as Hirschi High School or HHS for short, is a four year public high school in Wichita Falls, Texas located at 3106 Borton Lane. ... The International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma Programme (DP) is an educational programme examined in one of three languages (English, French or Spanish) and is a leading university entrance course. ... The IB World School logo The International Baccalaureate (IB) Middle Years Programme (MYP) is a five-year educational programme intended for students aged approximately 11 to 16 (grades 6-10 in the United States). ... The IB World School logo The International Baccalaureate (IB) Primary Years Programme (PYP) is an educational programme created and managed by the International Baccalaureate Organisation (IBO) for students aged 3 to 12. ...


Other public high schools are Wichita Falls High School and S. H. Rider High School (Wichita Falls ISD) and City View High School (City View ISD). Wichita Falls High School is a public school in Wichita Falls, Texas (USA). ... S.H. Rider High School is a public school in Wichita Falls, Texas (USA). ... City View Junior/Senior High School is a public school in Wichita Falls, Texas (USA). ...


Sports and recreation

Wichita Falls is the home of the annual Hotter'N Hell Hundred, the largest century bicycle ride in the US. The Hotter’N Hell Hundred is an annual one hundred mile bicycle ride in Wichita Falls, Texas. ... Challenge riding is a form of cycling where the riders challenge themselves rather than each other. ... For other uses of terms redirecting here, see US (disambiguation), USA (disambiguation), and United States (disambiguation) Motto In God We Trust(since 1956) (From Many, One; Latin, traditional) Anthem The Star-Spangled Banner Capital Washington, D.C. Largest city New York City National language English (de facto)1 Demonym American...


The city has been home to a number of semi-pro, development, and minor league sports teams, including the Wichita Falls Drillers, a semi-pro football team that has won numerous league titles and a national championship; Wichita Falls Razorbacks, another semi-pro football team; Wichita Falls Texans of the Continental Basketball Association; Wichita Falls Fever in the Lone Star Soccer Alliance (1989-92); the Wichita Falls Spudders baseball team in the Texas League; the Wichita Falls Wildcats (formerly the Wichita Falls Rustlers) of the North American Hockey League, an American "Junior A" Hockey league; and the Wichita Falls Roughnecks (formerly the Graham Roughnecks) of the Texas Collegiate League. This article does not cite any references or sources. ... The Continental Basketball Association (CBA) is a professional mens basketball league in the United States. ... The Wichita Falls Fever was an American soccer club based in Wichita Falls, Texas that was a member of the Lone Star Soccer Alliance. ... The Lone Star Soccer Alliance was an American soccer league that existed from 1987 to 1992. ... The Texas League is a minor league baseball league which operates in the South Central United States. ... The Wichita Falls Wildcats are a Junior A ice hockey team in the North American Hockey Leagues south division. ... The North American Hockey League (NAHL) and the defunct America West Hockey League merged in 2003 to form a 21-team Junior A league, sanctioned by USA Hockey. ... The Texas Collegiate League (TCL) is a summer collegiate baseball league based in the North Texas area that played its first game in 2004. ...


Lucy Park is a 170-acre park with a log cabin, duck pond, playground, a frisbee golf course, and picnic areas. It has multiple paved walkways suitable for walking, running, biking, or rollerskating, including a river walk that goes to the Falls. There are also unpaved trails for off-road biking and hiking. Disc Golf is a game based on the rules of golf (referred to by disc golfers as ball golf). It uses flying discs which are similar to the Frisbee™, but usually smaller and heavier. ...


Notable natives

Bowling for Soup is an American Grammy nominated, comedy influenced pop-punk band who originally formed in Wichita Falls, Texas in 1994. ... Mia Hamm (born Mariel Margaret Hamm on March 17, 1972 in Selma, Alabama) is a former American soccer player. ... Larry McMurtry (born June 3, 1936 in Wichita Falls, Texas) is a novelist, screenwriter, and essayist. ... For other uses, see David Mitchell. ... Lloyd Ruby was a Formula One driver from the United States. ... Thomas James Tune (born February 28, 1939) is a famous actor, dancer, singer, and choreographer. ... Nathan Vasher (born November 17, 1981 in Wichita Falls, Texas), full name Nathanial DeWayne Vasher, is an American football cornerback who plays for the Chicago Bears. ... City Chicago, Illinois Other nicknames Da Bears, The Monsters of the Midway Team colors Navy Blue and Orange Head Coach Lovie Smith Owner Virginia Halas McCaskey Chairman Michael McCaskey General manager Jerry Angelo Fight song Bear Down, Chicago Bears Mascot Staley Da Bear League/Conference affiliations Independent (1919) National Football... Combatants Allied powers: China France Great Britain Soviet Union United States and others Axis powers: Germany Italy Japan and others Commanders Chiang Kai-shek Charles de Gaulle Winston Churchill Joseph Stalin Franklin Roosevelt Adolf Hitler Benito Mussolini Hideki Tōjō Casualties Military dead: 17,000,000 Civilian dead: 33,000... The United States Army Air Forces (USAAF) was a part of the U.S. Army during World War II. The direct precursor to the U.S. Air Force, the USAAF formally existed between 1941 and 1947. ... For other uses, see Medal of Honor (disambiguation). ... Khari Long (born May 23, 1982 in Wichita Falls, Texas) is an American football player who currently plays defensive end for the Kansas City Chiefs. ... League/Conference affiliations American Football League (1960-1969) Western Division (1960-1969) National Football League (1970–present) American Football Conference (1970-present) AFC West (1970-present) Current uniform Team colors Red, White and Gold Mascot K. C. Wolf (1985-present) Warpaint (1963-1988) Personnel Owner The Hunt Family (Clark Hunt... City Chicago, Illinois Other nicknames Da Bears, The Monsters of the Midway Team colors Navy Blue and Orange Head Coach Lovie Smith Owner Virginia Halas McCaskey Chairman Michael McCaskey General manager Jerry Angelo Fight song Bear Down, Chicago Bears Mascot Staley Da Bear League/Conference affiliations Independent (1919) National Football... City Irving, Texas Other nicknames Americas Team, The Boys, The Pokes Team colors White, Silver, Silver-Green, Royal Blue, Navy Blue Head Coach Wade Phillips Owner Jerry Jones General manager Jerry Jones League/Conference affiliations National Football League (1960–present) Western Conference (1960) Eastern Conference (1961-1969) Capitol Division... Noel Neill as Lois Lane on the serial version of Superman. ...

1979 tornado

A large F4 tornado struck the heavily populated southern sections of Wichita Falls in the late afternoon on Tuesday, April 10, 1979 (still known locally as "Terrible Tuesday"). The storm was part of a record outbreak[10] that produced 30 tornadoes around the region. Despite having nearly an hour's advance warning that severe weather was imminent, 45 people were killed (25 in vehicles) and 1,800 were injured just in time for many people to be driving home from work. The tornado left 20,000 people homeless and did $400 million in damage in 1979 dollars, a U.S. record not topped by an individual tornado until the F5 Moore-Oklahoma City tornado of May 3, 1999.[11] A total of 54 people were killed, 52 that Tuesday and two within a week due to injuries. The Wichita Falls Tornado is the tornado event that occurred on April 10, 1979. ... This article is about the weather phenomenon. ... NOAA scientists observe severe weather using a mobile doppler radar and a helicopter (in the distance) Severe weather phenomena are weather conditions that are hazardous. ...


Notes

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Burnet is a city in Burnet County, Texas, United States. ... Caldwell is a city located in Burleson County, Texas. ... Cameron is a city located in Milam County, Texas. ... Canton is a city located in Van Zandt County, Texas, USA. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 3,292. ... Nickname: Location in the state of Texas, USA Coordinates: County Randall Government  - Mayor Quinn Alexander Area  - City 4. ... Carrizo Springs is a city in Dimmit County, Texas, United States. ... Carthage is a city located in Panola County, Texas. ... Center is a city located in Shelby County, Texas. ... Centerville is a city located in Leon County, Texas. ... Channing is a city located in Hartley County, Texas. ... Childress is a city located in Childress County, Texas. ... Clarendon is a city located in Donley County, Texas. ... Clarksville is a city located in Red River County, Texas. ... Claude is a city located in Armstrong County, Texas. ... Cleburne is a city in Johnson County, Texas, United States. ... Coldspring is a city located in San Jacinto County, Texas. ... Coleman is a city located in Coleman County, Texas. ... Colorado City is a city in Mitchell County, Texas, United States. ... Columbus is a city located in Colorado County, Texas. ... Comanche is a city located in Comanche County, Texas. ... The city of Conroe is the county seatGR6 of Montgomery County in the U.S. state of Texas within the Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown metropolitan area. ... Cooper is a city in Delta County, Texas, USA. The population was 2,150 at the 2000 census. ... Nickname: Location in the state of Texas Coordinates: , Country State Counties Nueces, San Patricio Government  - Mayor Henry Garrett Area  - City 460. ... Corsicana is a city in Navarro County, Texas, United States. ... Cotulla is a city located in La Salle County, Texas. ... Crane is a city that forms the county seat of Crane County, Texas. ... Crockett is a city in Houston County, Texas, in the United States. ... Crosbyton is a city located in Crosby County, Texas. ... Crowell is a city located in Foard County, Texas. ... Crystal City is a city in Zavala County, Texas, United States. ... Cuero is a city located in DeWitt County, Texas. ... Daingerfield is a town located in Morris County, Texas. ... Dalhart is the county seat of Dallam CountyGR6 in the U.S. state of Texas. ... For other uses, see Dallas (disambiguation). ... Del Rio is the county seat of Val Verde CountyGR6,United States. ... Motto: North of Ordinary Location within the state of Texas County Denton County Government  - Mayor Perry McNeill Area  - City 161. ... Dickens is a city located in Dickens County, Texas. ... Dimmitt is a city located in Castro County, Texas. ... Dumas is a city located in Moore County, Texas. ... Map of the city 1887 Eagle Pass is a city in Maverick County, Texas, United States. ... Eastland is a city located in Eastland County, Texas. ... Edinburg is a city in Hidalgo County, Texas, United States. ... El Paso redirects here. ... Eldorado is a city located in Schleicher County, Texas. ... Emory is a city in Rains County, Texas, United States. ... Fairfield is a city located in Freestone County, Texas. ... Falfurrias is a city located in Brooks County, Texas. ... Farwell is a city located in Parmer County, Texas. ... Floresville is a city located in Wilson County, Texas. ... Floydada is a city located in Floyd County, Texas. ... Fort Davis is a census-designated place (CDP) in Jeff Davis County, Texas, United States. ... Nickname: Motto: Where the West Begins Location of Fort Worth in Tarrant County, Texas Coordinates: , Country State Counties Tarrant, Denton Government  - Mayor Michael J. Moncrief Area  - City 298. ... Franklin is a city located in Robertson County, Texas. ... Fredericksburg is a city in Gillespie County, Texas, United States. ... Gail is an unincorporated town located in Borden County, Texas. ... Gainesville is a city in Cooke County, Texas, United States. ... Galveston redirects here. ... Garden City is a town located in Glasscock County, Texas. ... Gatesville is a city located in Coryell County, Texas. ... George West is a city located in Live Oak County, Texas. ... Georgetown is a city in Williamson County, Texas, United States. ... Giddings is a city located in Lee County, Texas. ... Gilmer is a city located in Upshur County, Texas. ... Downtown Glen Rose Glen Rose is a city in Somervell County, Texas, United States. ... Goldthwaite is a city located in Mills County, Texas, USA. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 1,802. ... Goliad is a city in Goliad County, Texas, United States. ... Gonzales is a city located in Gonzales County, Texas. ... Graham is a city in Young County, Texas, USA. The population was 8,716 at the 2000 census. ... Granbury is a city in Hood County, Texas, in the United States. ... Flag of Greenville Greenville is a city in Hunt County, Texas, in the United States. ... Groesbeck is a city located in Limestone County, Texas. ... Groveton is a city located in Trinity County, Texas. ... Guthrie is a town in King County, Texas. ... Hallettsville is a city located in Lavaca County, Texas. ... Hamilton is a city located in Hamilton County, Texas. ... Haskell is a city located in Haskell County, Texas. ... Hebbronville is a census-designated place located in Jim Hogg County, Texas. ... Hemphill is a city located in Sabine County, Texas. ... Hempstead is a city located in Waller County, Texas. ... Henderson is a city located in Rusk County, Texas. ... Henrietta is a city in Clay County, Texas, United States. ... Hereford is a city located in Deaf Smith County, Texas. ... Hillsboro is a city in Hill County, Texas, United States. ... Hondo is a city located in Medina County, Texas. ... Houston redirects here. ... 66 Foot Tall Statue of Sam Houston in Huntsville, Texas. ... Jacksboro is a city located in Jack County, Texas. ... Jasper is a city in Jasper County, Texas, on U.S. highways 96 and 190, State Highway 63, and Sandy Creek in north central Jasper County. ... Jayton is a city located in Kent County, Texas. ... Jefferson is a city located in Marion County, Texas. ... Johnson City is a city located in Blanco County, Texas. ... Jourdanton is a city located in Atascosa County, Texas. ... Junction is a city located in Kimble County, Texas. ... Karnes City is a city located in Karnes County, Texas. ... Kaufman is a city in Kaufman County, Texas, USA. The population was 6,490 at the 2000 census. ... Kermit is a city in Winkler County, Texas, United States. ... Kerrville is a city in Kerr County, Texas, United States. ... Kingsville is a city in Kleberg County, Texas, United States. ... Kountze is a city located in Hardin County, Texas. ... La Grange is a city located in Fayette County, Texas. ... Lamesa is a city in Dawson County, Texas, United States. ... Lampasas is a city located in Lampasas County, Texas, United States. ... Nickname: Location of Laredo in Texas Coordinates: , Country State County Webb Settled 1755 Government  - Type Mayor / City Manager  - Mayor Raul G. Salinas  - City Manager Carlos R. Villarreal Area  - City 84. ... Leakey (pronounced LAY-key) is a city in Real County, Texas, United States. ... Levelland is a city located in Hockley County, Texas, in the United States. ... Liberty is the county seat of Liberty CountyGR6 located in the U.S. state of Texas within the Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown metropolitan area. ... Linden is a city located in Cass County, Texas. ... Lipscomb is a census-designated place located in Lipscomb County, Texas. ... Littlefield is a city located in Lamb County, Texas. ... Livingston is a town located in Polk County, Texas. ... Llano is a city located in Llano County, Texas. ... Lockhart is a city in Caldwell County, Texas, United States. ... Longview is a city in Texas, United States, located between Dallas, TX and Shreveport, LA. The population was 73,345 at the 2000 census, but a 2005 estimate placed the citys population at 75,609. ... “Lubbock” redirects here. ... Lufkin is a city in Angelina County, Texas, United States. ... Madisonville is a city located in Madison County, Texas. ... Hotel Paisano and the Presidio County courthouse View south from the county courthouse Marfa is a city located in the high desert of far West Texas. ... Marlin is a city located in Falls County, Texas. ... Marshall is a major city of the northeastern region of the U.S. state of Texas. ... Mason is a city located in Mason County, Texas. ... Matador is a town located in Motley County, Texas. ... McKinney is a city in Collin County, Texas (USA), the county seat and second in population to Plano. ... Memphis is a city in Hall County, Texas, in the United States. ... Menard is a city located in Menard County, Texas. ... Mentone is the only town in Loving County, Texas, United States, the least populous county in the U.S. As such it is, of course, the county seat. ... Meridian is a city in Bosque County, Texas, United States. ... Mertzon is a city in and the county seat of Irion County, Texas, United States. ... Miami is a city located in Roberts County, Texas. ... Nickname: Location within the state of Texas Coordinates: , Country State Counties Midland Government  - Mayor Mike Canon Area  - City 173. ... Monahans is a city in Texas, United States. ... Montague is a community in central Montague County, Texas. ... Morton is a city located in Cochran County, Texas. ... Mount Pleasant is a city located in Titus County, Texas. ... Mount Vernon is a town located in Franklin County, Texas. ... Muleshoe is a city located in Bailey County, Texas. ... Nacogdoches (pronounced ) is a city in Nacogdoches County, Texas, in the United States. ... Motto: friendship Coordinates: County Comal County Founded 1845 Government  - Mayor Bruce Boyer Area  - City 76. ... Newton is a city located in Newton County, Texas. ... Nickname: Location within the state of Texas Country State County Ector Government  - Mayor Larry Melton Area  - City 36. ... Orange is a city located in Orange County, Texas. ... Ozona is a census-designated place (CDP) in Crockett County, Texas, United States. ... Paducah is a town located in Cottle County, Texas. ... Paint Rock is a town located in Concho County, Texas. ... For other uses, see Palestine (disambiguation). ... Palo Pinto is an unincorporated town located in Palo Pinto County, Texas. ... Panhandle is a town located in Carson County, Texas. ... This article is about the city in Northeast Texas. ... Pearsall is a city located in Frio County, Texas. ... Pecos is a city located in Reeves County, Texas. ... Perryton is a city in Ochiltree County, Texas, United States. ... Pittsburg is a city located in Camp County, Texas. ... Plains is a town located in Yoakum County, Texas. ... Plainview is a city located in Hale County, Texas. ... Port Lavaca is a city located in Calhoun County, Texas. ... Garza County courthouse in Post, with a statue of C. W. Post in front. ... Quanah is a city located in Hardeman County, Texas, 192 miles (309 km) northwest of Fort Worth, Tx. ... Quitman is a city located in Wood County, Texas. ... Rankin is a city located in Upton County, Texas. ... Raymondville is a city located in Willacy County, Texas. ... Refugio is a town in Refugio County, Texas, United States. ... The city of Richmond is the county seat of Fort Bend CountyGR6 in the U.S. state of Texas within the Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown metropolitan area. ... Rio Grande City is a city located in Starr County, Texas, United States. ... Robert Lee is a city located in Coke County, Texas. ... Roby is a city located in Fisher County, Texas. ... Rockport is a city in Aransas County, Texas, United States. ... Rocksprings is a town located in Edwards County, Texas. ... Rockwall is a city in Rockwall County, Texas, United States. ... Rusk is a city located in Cherokee County, Texas. ... San Angelo is a city in and the county seat of Tom Green CountyGR6, Texas, United States. ... San Antonio redirects here. ... San Augustine is a town located in San Augustine County, Texas. ... San Diego is a city located in Texas. ... Image:Marcos. ... San Saba is a town located in San Saba County, Texas. ... Sanderson is a census-designated place located in Terrell County, Texas. ... Sarita is a city located in Kenedy County, Texas. ... Coat of Arms/Seal of Seguin Seguin (pronounced suh-GEEN) is a city located in Guadalupe County, Texas. ... Seminole is a city in Gaines County, Texas, United States. ... Seymour is the county seat and only town in Baylor County, Texas, United StatesGR6. ... Sherman is a city in Grayson County, Texas, United States. ... Sierra Blanca is a census-designated place located in Hudspeth County, Texas, United States. ... Silverton is a city located in Briscoe County, Texas. ... Sinton is a city located in San Patricio County, Texas. ... Snyder is a city in Scurry County, Texas, United States. ... Sonora is a city in Sutton County, Texas, United States. ... Spearman is a city located in Hansford County, Texas. ... Stanton is a city located in Martin County, Texas. ... Stephenville, TX redirects here. ... Sterling City is a city located in Sterling County, Texas. ... Stinnett is a city located in Hutchinson County, Texas. ... Stratford is a city in Sherman County, Texas, United States. ... Sulphur Springs is a city located in Hopkins County, Texas. ... Sweetwater is a city in Nolan County, Texas, United States. ... Tahoka is a city located in Lynn County, Texas. ... Throckmorton is a town located in Throckmorton County, Texas. ... Categories: US geography stubs | McMullen County, Texas ... Tulia is a city in Swisher County, Texas, United States. ... Tyler is the county seat of Smith County in East Texas, United States. ... Uvalde is a city located in Uvalde County, Texas. ... Van Horn is a town located in Culberson County, Texas. ... Vega is a city located in Oldham County, Texas. ... Vernon is a city in Wilbarger County, Texas, United States. ... Location in the state of Texas Coordinates: , Country State County Victoria Government  - Mayor Will Armstrong Area  - Total 33. ... For the Branch Davidian siege in Waco, Texas, see Waco Siege. ... Weatherford is a city in Parker County, Texas, United States. ... Wellington is a city located in Collingsworth County, Texas. ... Wharton is a city in Wharton County, Texas, United States. ... Wheeler is a city located in Wheeler County, Texas. ... Woodville is a town located in Tyler County, Texas. ...

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Handbook of Texas Online - WICHITA FALLS, TX (1598 words)
At the turn of the century the Wichita Valley Railroad, the Wichita Falls Railway, the Wichita Falls and Southern Railway, the Wichita Falls and Oklahoma Railway, and the Wichita Falls and Northwestern made the town a transportation and supply center for Northwest Texas and southern Oklahoma.
By 1907 the population of Wichita Falls was 5,055, and the economy was firmly based upon railroads.
By 1913 the North Texas fields were producing 46 percent of all the oil in Texas, and refineries began to appear in Wichita Falls in 1915.
Wichita Falls Texas Profile and Resource Guide, City or community of Wichita Falls, Texas Facts, Information, ... (762 words)
The population of Wichita Falls is approximately 104,197 (2000).
The distance from Wichita Falls to Washington DC is 1300 miles.
Wichita Falls is positioned 33.89 degrees north of the equator and 98.51 degrees west of the prime meridian.
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