The county of Wheeler is located in and was founded in 1879. There are 5,410 residents in Wheeler who have access to courthouses in Shamrock, Wheeler. In general, each county has a full set of courts, from traffic court to superior and appellate court; supreme courts are usually located in the state capital. is part of the 5th federal circuit court as well.
There are 1,910 residents in Shamrock, which is 2.1 square miles and 2,343ft above sea level. It was settled in 1890 and is governed by a local government.
There are 1,592 residents in Wheeler, which is 1.5 square miles and 2,507ft above sea level.