Basic information about the Wise County
The Wise County is located in the state of Virginia. This county occupies 406 square miles, with 3 square miles being water areas. There are 41.452 inhabitants living in the county according to the 2010 Census. As for the racial makeup of Wise County citizens, the 3 largest groups are White (93.03%), followed by Black or African American (5.16%) and Two or More races (0.93%). There are 15.968 households in the county, while 68,21% of them are family households and 31,79% represent non family households. There are 7 cities and towns in Wise County. The most populated city is Big Stone Gap town and the smallest town or village is Riverview CDP.