Wildwood is a gated community and census-designated place in Hardin and Tyler counties, Texas, United States. As of the 2010 census it had a population of 1,235. It is part of the Beaumont–Port Arthur Metropolitan Statistical Area.
|• Total||4.85 sq mi (12.56 km2)|
|• Land||4.51 sq mi (11.69 km2)|
|• Water||0.34 sq mi (0.87 km2)|
|Elevation||115 ft (35 m)|
|• Density||274/sq mi (105.6/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-6 (Central (CST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-5 (CDT)|
|GNIS feature ID||1989109|
Wildwood is located in northern Hardin County and southwestern Tyler County, 2 miles (3 km) west of US Highways 69 / 287 and the older community of Village Mills. Wildwood is built around Lake Kimball, a reservoir on Kimball Creek, a tributary of Village Creek and part of the Neches River watershed. The community is 22 miles (35 km) south of Woodville, the Tyler county seat, and 13 miles (21 km) northwest of Kountze, the Hardin county seat. Wildwood is 38 miles (61 km) northwest of Beaumont.
Lake Kimball provides the opportunity for Wildwood residents to enjoy boating, fishing, and water skiing. There are also an 18-hole golf course, a tennis court, baseball field, and basketball court. Residents enjoy a man-made beach and swimming area. Close to the beach is a small park with playground equipment and picnic tables.
Two churches serve the community. The Wildwood Village Mills United Methodist Church is located just outside the community gate, while Wildwood Baptist Church pastored by Rev Jimmy J. Linn is located inside the gated community.
- "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Census Summary File 1 (G001): Wildwood CDP, Texas". American Factfinder. U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved February 5, 2018.
- U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Wildwood, Texas