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Welcome to Wilton ...

Wilton is located in Boone County<1>.

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

Wilton is 580 feet [177 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Wilton lies within the (573) area code.

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).

We also found Wilton on a .

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, Maine, Minnesota (2), 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.

  • Columbia [Boone County]
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    • Columbia [Boone County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the north of Wilton
    • Estimated population in 2019: 123,195 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Columbia
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Columbia<5>
  • Jefferson City [Cole County]
  • California [Moniteau County]
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    • California [Moniteau County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the southwest of Wilton
    • Estimated population in 2019: 4,416 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for California have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on California
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for California<5>
  • Holts Summit [Callaway County]
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    • Holts Summit [Callaway County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the southeast of Wilton
    • Estimated population in 2019: 4,391 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Holts Summit have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Holts Summit
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Holts Summit<5>
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    • Ashland [Boone County]
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      • Ashland [Boone County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the northeast of Wilton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,968 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ashland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ashland
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ashland<5>
    • Wardsville [Cole County]
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      • Wardsville [Cole County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the southeast of Wilton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,560 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wardsville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wardsville
    • Saint Martins [Cole County]
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      • Saint Martins [Cole County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the south of Wilton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,195 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Saint Martins have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saint Martins
    • Russellville [Cole County]
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      • Russellville [Cole County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the south of Wilton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 822 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Russellville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Russellville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Russellville<5>
    • New Bloomfield [Callaway County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Bloomfield
      • New Bloomfield [Callaway County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the east of Wilton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 673 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Bloomfield have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Bloomfield
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for New Bloomfield<5>
    • Jamestown [Moniteau County]
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      • Jamestown [Moniteau County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the west of Wilton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 398 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Jamestown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jamestown
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Jamestown<5>

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. 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.

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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 Boone County: www.showmeboone.com/

The official website for State of Missouri: https://www.mo.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Missouri's counties, including Boone, 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>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Wilton - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Wilton) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Wilton. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.7350, Longitude: -92.3591       In this case, the coordinates for Wilton have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>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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