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Welcome to Wilton ...
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 3,960 people<3> (see below for details).
Wilton is 550 feet [168 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Wilton lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Wilton is within the (207) area code.
The ZIP code for Wilton: 04294<5>
Websites for Wilton ...
Official Website: www.town.wilton.me.us/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Wilton had an population of 3,960 people. This is a decrease of 3.79% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 3.95% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Wilton had a population of 4,116 people (which is 13.38% of the total population of Franklin County). This makes Wilton the county's 3rd most populous community.
The population of Wilton represents 0.31% of the population of Maine (which has 1,328,361 people), making it the state's 84th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 4,116 people, the population of Wilton has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (which had a count of 4,123 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Wilton.
Adding Wilton 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 Wilton 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 Wilton 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 Wilton on our Genealogy Page.
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, Iowa, Kansas (3), Kentucky, 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.
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 10 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.
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The official website for Wilton: www.town.wilton.me.us/
The official website for State of Maine: https://www.maine.gov/
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This page was last modified: 13 Apr 2021