About This Place
Wheeler is a city in Wheeler County, Texas, United States, situated on the eastern edge of the Texas Panhandle. Both the city and the county are named for Royal Tyler Wheeler, a chief justice of the Texas Supreme Court. The population was 1,378 at the 2000 census. It is the county seat of Wheeler County.
Wheeler is located at 35°26′33″N 100°16′27″W / 35.4425°N 100.27417°W / 35.4425; -100.27417 (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.