Wise County, Texas Genealogy
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- 1 County Courthouse
- 2 History
- 3 Places / Localities
- 4 Resources
- 5 Societies and Libraries
- 6 Web Sites
- 7 References
The first white settler arrived in 1854 and the first public school opened in 1855.
1856--Wise County was created 23 January 1856 from Cooke County. County seat: Decatur 
1881--Courthouse and many county records were destroyed by fire.
Places / Localities
Societies and Libraries
- The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).