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Welcome to Wilna ...

Wilna is located in Harford County<1>.


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


While we don't have a date for the founding of Wilna, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1869.

Wilna is 340 feet [104 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Wilna is served by one (or more) of the following area codes: (410), (443)<4> and (667).

Communities Also Named Wilna ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 4 communities that are also named Wilna - they are located in New Mexico, New York, Ohio and Pennsylvania.

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

Communities near Wilna ...

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

  • Baltimore
    (18 miles [29 km] to the southwest)
  • Aberdeen
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Aberdeen have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Aberdeen
    • Aberdeen is located in Harford County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 15,964 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Aberdeen <5>
  • Havre de Grace
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Havre de Grace have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Havre de Grace
    • Havre de Grace is located in Harford County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 14,147 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Havre de Grace <5>
  • Bel Air
    (3 miles [4.8 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bel Air
    • Bel Air is located in Harford County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 10,266 people
    • Former names for Bel Air:
    • Belle Air
    • Belle Aire
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bel Air <5>
  • New Freedom
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the north)
  • Perryville
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the east)
  • Stewartstown
    (18 miles [29 km] to the north)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stewartstown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stewartstown
    • Stewartstown is located in York County (PA)
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,284 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Stewartstown <5>
  • Port Deposit
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Port Deposit have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Port Deposit
    • Port Deposit is located in Cecil County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 766 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Port Deposit <5>
  • Delta
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Delta
    • Delta is located in York County (PA)
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 720 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Delta <5>
  • Fawn Grove
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the north)

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Wilna. See our Newspapers Page for Wilna.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Wilna ...

Looking for more information about Wilna? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Wilna, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Wilna.

Adding Wilna to Our Gazetteer ...

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

From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Wilna was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<6>

From that list, the Wilna post office opened in 1869.

We also found Wilna in the book titled List of Post Offices in the United States (1870).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Wilna.

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

The official website for Harford County: www.co.ha.md.us/

The official website for State of Maryland: www.maryland.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Maryland's counties, including Harford, 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 found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Wilna - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Of the area codes for Wilna, area code (443, 667) is an overlay.
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>A copy of their list with background information can be found at:

      https://cblevins.github.io/us-post-offices/data-biography/









 

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