Wijster is a town in the Dutch province of Drenthe. It is a part of the municipality of Midden-Drenthe, and lies about 11 km north of Hoogeveen.
In 2001, the town of Wijster had 462 inhabitants. The built-up area of the town was 0.15 km², and contained 190 residences. The statistical area "Wijster", which also can include the surrounding countryside, has a population of around 1050.