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Welcome to Wilton ...

The city of Wilton is primarily located in Muscatine County<1>. A portion of Wilton extends into Cedar County.

The location of Wilton has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Wilton has a population of 2,812 people<3> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Wilton.

Wilton is 680 feet [207 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Wilton lies within the (563) area code.

The ZIP code for Wilton: 52778<5>

Websites for Wilton ...

Chamber of Commerce:   www.wiltoniowa.org/

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

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Wilton had an population of 2,812 people. This is an increase of 0.36% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 0.6% since the 2000 Census).

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 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).

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.

Communities near Wilton ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Wilton.

  • Muscatine (12 miles [19.3 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Muscatine
    • Muscatine lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the south of Wilton and is located in Muscatine County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 23,523 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Muscatine have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Muscatine
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Muscatine<7>
  • West Liberty (12 miles [19.3 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for West Liberty
    • West Liberty lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the west of Wilton and is located in Muscatine County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,734 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for West Liberty have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on West Liberty
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for West Liberty<7>
  • Tipton (13 miles [20.9 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tipton
    • Tipton lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the northwest of Wilton and is located in Cedar County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,178 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tipton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tipton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tipton<7>
  • West Branch (17 miles [27.4 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for West Branch
    • West Branch lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the west of Wilton and is located in Cedar County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,519 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on West Branch
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for West Branch<7>
  • Durant (5 miles [8 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Durant
    • Durant lies 5 miles [8 km]<6> to the east of Wilton and is located in Scott County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,857 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Durant have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Durant
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Durant<7>
  • Blue Grass (14 miles [22.5 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Blue Grass
    • Blue Grass lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the east of Wilton and is located in Scott County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,660 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Blue Grass
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Blue Grass<7>
  • Walcott (12 miles [19.3 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Walcott
    • Walcott lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the east of Wilton and is located in Scott County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,627 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Walcott have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Walcott
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Walcott<7>
  • Buffalo (16 miles [25.7 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Buffalo
    • Buffalo lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the southeast of Wilton and is located in Scott County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,257 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Buffalo have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Buffalo
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Buffalo<7>
  • Andalusia (18 miles [29 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Andalusia
    • Andalusia lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the southeast of Wilton and is located in Rock Island County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,140 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Andalusia have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Andalusia
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Andalusia<7>
  • Fruitland (16 miles [25.7 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fruitland
    • Fruitland lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the south of Wilton and is located in Muscatine County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 966 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fruitland

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

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

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Wilton. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Wilton.

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 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Wilton.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Wilton. Our list includes 5 papers. See our Newspapers 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.

Recent Changes to RoadsideThoughts ...

Mentions & References for Wilton

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Iowa

About Muscatine County

About Iowa

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: www.co.muscatine.ia.us/

The official website for State of Iowa: https://www.iowa.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Iowa's counties, including Muscatine, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>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.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Wilton.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Wilton - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>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).
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things 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 for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from WiltonOur 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       In this case, the coordinates for Wilton have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<7>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.




 

 

 

 

 


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