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Wilton, Iowa

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The location of Wilton

Welcome to Wilton ...

The city of Wilton is primarily located in Muscatine County. A portion of Wilton extends into Cedar County.

The location of Wilton has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Wilton has a population of 2,836 people<2> (see below for details).

Wilton is 680 feet [207 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Wilton lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

The area code for Wilton: (563)

The ZIP code for Wilton: 52778<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Wilton had a population of 2,802 people (which is 6.56% of the total population of Muscatine County). This makes Wilton the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Wilton represents 0.09% of the total population of Iowa (which has 3,046,355 people), making it the state's 123rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 2,802 people, the population of Wilton has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (with a count of 2,829 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Wilton had an population of 2,836 people. This is an increase of 1.21% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 0.25% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Wilton.

Communities Also Named Wilton ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 21 communities that are also named Wilton - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, California, Connecticut, Illinois, Kansas (3), Kentucky, Maine, Minnesota (2), Missouri, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ontario, Virginia and Wisconsin.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Wilton.

Websites for Wilton ...

Chamber of Commerce:

Although we don't have any websites that are specific to Wilton, the following might be of interest:

Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Wilton. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Wilton. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Wilton. Our list includes 5 papers.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Wilton:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Wilton ...

Looking for more information about Wilton? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Wilton, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Wilton.

Communities near Wilton ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Muscatine   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the South (S) of Wilton

West Liberty   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West (W) of Wilton

Tipton   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Wilton

Located in Cedar County

West Branch   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the West (W) of Wilton

Located in Cedar County

Durant   [Map]

Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of Wilton

Located in Cedar County

Blue Grass   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East (E) of Wilton

Located in Scott County

Walcott   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East (E) of Wilton

Located in Scott County

Buffalo   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Wilton

Located in Scott County

Andalusia   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Wilton

Located in Rock Island County (IL)

Fruitland   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the South (S) of Wilton

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Wilton.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Iowa

About Muscatine County

About Iowa

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Wilton. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Muscatine County:

The official website for State of Iowa:

Footnotes ...

<1>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Wilton.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Wilton - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Wilton). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Wilton or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Wilton) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Wilton. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Wilton

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Wilton. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.5895, Longitude: -91.0267     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Wilton have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






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