Place:Wise, Wise, Virginia, United States

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NameWise
TypeTown
Coordinates36.978°N 82.577°W
Located inWise, Virginia, United States
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Wise is a town in Wise County, Virginia, United States. The population was 3,286 at the 2010 census. It is the county seat of Wise County. It was originally incorporated as the town of Gladeville in 1874. The town's name was changed to Wise in 1924. Wise is named after Henry A. Wise, the last Virginia governor before the American Civil War.

The town is also the home of the University of Virginia's College at Wise.

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