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Wichita Falls
Wichita County, Texas

ZipCodes
76301, 76302, 76303, 76304, 76305, 76306, 76308, 76309, 76310




Page Contents for Wichita Falls, Texas

Statistics & Facts

Location

History & History-related items

City Attractions

Government

Chamber of Commerce.

Organizations, Churches, and Sports.

Libraries.

Schools.

Miscellany



Statistics & Facts

The Texas state capital is Austin.
The population of Wichita Falls is approximately 104,197 2000, 104553 2010.
The approximate number of families is 41,916 2000, 38454 2010.
The amount of land area in Wichita Falls is 140.197 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Wichita Falls to Washington DC is 1300 miles.
The distance to the Texas state capital is 251 miles. (as the crow flies)
Wichita Falls is positioned 33.89 degrees north of the equator and 98.51 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Wichita Falls elevation is 946 feet above sea level.

Location

northwest of Fort Worth, just south of the Oklahoma border and Lawton, Oklahoma.
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The founding of Wichita Falls

1882, September 27


Attractions

Wichita Falls Museum and Art Center
2 Eureka Circle
Wichita Falls, Texas 76308
Phone: 940-692-0923
Fax: 940-692-5358
Both permanent and changing exhibits may be seen at the museum as well as a planetarium.

Sheppard Air Force Base
Home of the 82nd Training Wing and the 80th Flying Training Wing.

Wichita Falls Waterfall and River Trails
The falls are 54 feet high and between 35 & 45 feet wide. The water is re-circulated by a pump. The area has four miles of lighted walking trails which run from the falls to Lucy Park.

Wichita County History Museum
720 Indiana
Wichita Falls, Texas

Red River Speedway
1633 FM Road 369
Wichita Falls, Texas
Phone: 800-722-3250
a quarter-mile racing track with asphalt surface and lighting.

Wichita Falls Railroad Museum
500 9th Street
P.O. Box 4242
Wichita Falls, Texas 76308
Phone: 940-723-2661
This museum is at the site of the former Union Stationhouse. See railroad cars of all types and equipment from six Texas railroads. Other exhibits and artifacts about Railroads may also be viewed.

Fire & Police Museum
Avenue H and Giddings
Wichita Falls, Texas
Phone: 940-767-2412
This museum is housed in a restored 1925 fire station with thousands of fire memorabilia and artifacts. Please call ahead for hours of operation.

Lake Arrowhead State Park
Phone: 940-528-2211
a 524 acre park with campsites, restrooms, showers, boating with ramps, fishing, swimming and other water-related activities. It is about 14 miles south of Wichita Falls

Kell House Museum
900 Bluff Street
Wichita Falls, Texas
Phone: 940-723-0623
This home is both a National and State historic landmark and has been restored with original family furnishings. It was the home of the Frank Kell family. Guided tours are available.
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Wichita Falls City Government

City of Wichita Falls
1300 7th St
P.O. Box 1431
Wichita Falls, TX 76301
Phone: 940-761-7401


COUNTY GOVERNMENT


Wichita County Clerk
900 7th St # 250
Wichita Falls, TX 76301-2440
Phone: 940-766-8144Wichita County Courthouse
900 7th St
Wichita Falls, TX 76301-2402
Phone: 940-766-8100

Wichita Falls Chamber

Wichita Falls Board-Commerce
900 8th St # 218
P.O. Box 1860
Wichita Falls, TX 76307
Phone: 940-723-2741
Email

Wichita Falls Organizations

Wichita Falls Board-Commerce
900 8th St # 218
P.O. Box 1860
Wichita Falls, TX 76307
Phone: 940-723-2741
Email

Wichita Falls Libraries

George Moffett Library
3410 Taft Blvd
Wichita Falls, TX 76308-2095
Phone: 940-696-6788


Wichita Falls Public Library
600 11th Street
Wichita Falls, Texas 76301
Phone: 940-767-0868
Renewals: 940-720-6624

Wichita Falls Schools

Wichita Falls Independent School
3111 Midwestern Pkwy
Wichita Falls, TX 76308-2823
Phone: 940-720-3292


Wichita Falls School District
1104 Broad St
Wichita Falls, TX 76301
Phone: 940-720-3100 Wichita Falls

Miscellany

The population of Wichita Falls was:
1990 - 96,259
2000 - 104,197
The 1990 and 2000 figures are from US Census data. All other figures are from other sources.

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