Wichita Falls has a growing population of approximately 103,000, and is the central hub for a rural trade area spanning 60 miles in almost every direction. We’re located just 2 hours from the Dallas/Fort Worth and Oklahoma City metro areas. It is just a short hop to big-city excitement and a relaxing drive back to hometown comfort.
With a strong governmental, manufacturing,and retail economic base, the opportunity is here for people from all walks of life to pursue whatever career they’d like. Sheppard Air Force Base (SAFB) is also located here and serves as a training center for Euro-NATO Joint Jet Pilot Training, bringing visitors and residents from all around the world.
Midwestern State University in Wichita Falls is a fully accredited university offering many programs. Other educational institutions include the University of North Texas and Wayland Baptist University, all of which offer a wide variety of degrees and flexible class times.
Wichita Falls has several school districts (WFISD) which are leaders among Texas public and private schools. Wichita Falls ISD has been ranked in the top 10% nationally by the SchoolMatch consulting firms. WFISD features career centers, accelerated learning, tech labs, and offers up to 36 hours of college credit courses to high school students. WFISD also has Magnet program for students to be in control of their own curriculum choices in Math, Science, Technology, Global Communications, Visual; Performing Arts, Foreign Language, Biology and Engineering.