The county of Wythe is located in and was founded in 1790| named for=George Wythe. There are 29,119 residents in Wythe who have access to courthouses in Wytheville. 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 4th federal circuit court as well.
There are 8,211 residents in Wytheville, which is 14.3 square miles and 2,287ft above sea level.