Wheeler is a city and county seat of Wheeler County, Texas, United States, situated on the eastern edge of the Texas Panhandle. The population was 1,378 at the 2000 census.
Wheeler welcome sign
Location of Wheeler, Texas
|Coordinates: 35°26′33″N 100°16′27″W|
Both the city of Wheeler and Wheeler County are named for Royal Tyler Wheeler, a chief justice of the Texas Supreme Court.
Home of Boy Scout Troop #472.
Wheeler is located at (35.442424, -100.274068). The city is three miles northwest of the center of the county and is 100 miles east of Amarillo and 12 miles west of the Texas-Oklahoma line. According to the United States Census Bureau, Wheeler has a total area of 1.5 square miles (4.0 km²), all of it land.
Wheeler Public Schools are part of the Wheeler Independent School District. There is one elementary school, one junior high school and one high school in the district. Students attend Wheeler High School. Teacher of the Year: Shelly Malone
Home of the Wheeler Mustangs