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Welcome to Wilmore ...

The city of Wilmore is located in Jessamine County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Wilmore has a population of 6,387 people<2> (see below for details).

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

Wilmore is 920 feet [280 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Wilmore lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Wilmore is within the boundaries of the (859) area code.

The ZIP code for Wilmore: 40390<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Wilmore had an population of 6,387 people. This is an increase of 73.28% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 8.16% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Wilmore had a population of 3,686 people (which is 7.59% of the total population of Jessamine County). This makes Wilmore the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Wilmore represents 0.08% of the total population of Kentucky (which has 4,339,367 people), making it the state's 90th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 3,686 people, the population of Wilmore decreased 37.58% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 5,905 people).

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

Adding Wilmore to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Wilmore in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Wilmore was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Wilmore on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Kentucky (1911).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Wilmore on our Genealogy Page.

Communities Also Named Wilmore ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 4 communities that are also named Wilmore - they are located in Kansas, North Carolina, Pennsylvania and West Virginia.

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

Communities near Wilmore ...

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

  • Lexington - Fayette [Fayette County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lexington - Fayette
    • Lexington - Fayette [Fayette County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Wilmore
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 324,735 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lexington - Fayette have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lexington - Fayette
  • Nicholasville [Jessamine County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Nicholasville
    • Nicholasville [Jessamine County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the east of Wilmore
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 30,888 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Nicholasville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Nicholasville<7>
  • Danville [Boyle County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Danville
    • Danville [Boyle County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the south of Wilmore
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 16,970 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Danville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Danville<7>
  • Lawrenceburg [Anderson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lawrenceburg
    • Lawrenceburg [Anderson County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the northwest of Wilmore
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 11,529 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lawrenceburg have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lawrenceburg
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lawrenceburg<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Versailles [Woodford County]
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      • Versailles [Woodford County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the north of Wilmore
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,308 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Versailles have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Versailles
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Versailles<7>
    • Harrodsburg [Mercer County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Harrodsburg
      • Harrodsburg [Mercer County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the southwest of Wilmore
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,544 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Harrodsburg have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Harrodsburg
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Harrodsburg<7>
    • Lancaster [Garrard County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lancaster
      • Lancaster [Garrard County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the south of Wilmore
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,840 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lancaster have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lancaster
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lancaster<7>
    • Midway [Woodford County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Midway
      • Midway [Woodford County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the north of Wilmore
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,915 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Midway have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Midway
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Midway<7>
    • Burgin [Mercer County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Burgin
      • Burgin [Mercer County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the southwest of Wilmore
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 994 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Burgin
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Burgin<7>
    • Keene [Jessamine County]

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 Wilmore. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Wilmore.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Wilmore. 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 Wilmore.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Wilmore. Our list includes 4 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Wilmore.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Wilmore ...

Looking for more information about Wilmore? 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 Wilmore, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Wilmore.

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

The official website for State of Kentucky: https://kentucky.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Kentucky's counties, including Jessamine, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Wilmore.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Wilmore - 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 Wilmore). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Wilmore 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 things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Wilmore) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Wilmore. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from WilmoreOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Wilmore. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.8658, Longitude: -84.6603    
<6>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.
<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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