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Welcome to Wilson ...
The location of Wilson has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Wilson has a population of 567 people<3> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Wilson.
Wilson is 270 feet [82 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Wilson lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Wilson lies within the (225) area code.
The ZIP code for Wilson: 70789<5>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Wilson had an population of 567 people. This is a decrease of 4.71% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 15.12% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Wilson had a population of 595 people. This makes Wilson the parish's 4th most populous community.
The population of Wilson represents 0.01% of the total population of Louisiana (which has 4,533,372 people), making it the state's 219th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 595 people, the population of Wilson decreased 10.93% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 668 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Wilson.
Adding Wilson to Our Gazetteer ...
As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.
We originally found mention of Wilson in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
In addition, we also found mention of Wilson elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Wilson on our Genealogy Page.
Communities Also Named Wilson ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 85 communities that are also named Wilson - they are located in Alabama (3), Arkansas (3), California, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana (6), Iowa (2), Kansas (3), Kentucky, Maryland (3), Massachusetts, Michigan (3), Minnesota (2), Mississippi, Missouri (2), Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New York, North Carolina (3), Ohio (4), Oklahoma (3), Ontario (4), Oregon, Pennsylvania (5), Quebec, South Carolina, South Dakota, Texas (5), Utah (3), Virginia (3), Washington, West Virginia (4), Wisconsin (3) and Wyoming (2).
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Wilson.
Communities near Wilson ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Wilson.
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 Wilson. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Wilson.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Wilson. 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 Wilson.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Wilson. See our Newspapers Page for Wilson.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Wilson ...
Looking for more information about Wilson? 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 Wilson, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Wilson.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Wilson. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
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This page was last modified: 04 Mar 2021