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Welcome to Wilton ...

The city of Wilton is primarily located in McLean County<1>. A portion of Wilton extends into Burleigh County.

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 715 people<3> (see below for details).

Wilton was established in 1899.

The community of Wilton is 2,170 feet [661 m] above sea level.<4> In other words, the altitude of Wilton is about ½ mile above sea level.

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

Note: If you travel west from Wilton (for example, toward Hazen), you will leave Central Time and cross into the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT).

Wilton lies within the (701) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Wilton had an population of 715 people. This is an increase of 0.56% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 11.4% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Wilton had a population of 711 people (which is 7.93% of the total population of McLean County). This makes Wilton the county's 4th most populous community.

The population of Wilton represents 0.11% of the population of North Dakota (which has 672,591 people), making it the state's 95th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 711 people, the population of Wilton decreased 11.9% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 807 people).

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

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), Missouri, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, 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.

  • Washburn [McLean County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Washburn
    • Washburn [McLean County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the northwest of Wilton
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,247 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Washburn
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Washburn<6>
  • Regan [Burleigh County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Regan
    • Regan [Burleigh County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the east of Wilton
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 43 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Regan have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Regan
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Regan<6>
  • Sanger [Oliver County]
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    • Sanger [Oliver County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the west of Wilton
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  • Hensler [Oliver County]
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    • Hensler [Oliver County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the northwest of Wilton
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  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Double Ditch Indian Village [Burleigh County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Double Ditch Indian Village
      • Double Ditch Indian Village [Burleigh County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the south of Wilton
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Double Ditch Indian Village have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Double Ditch Indian Village
    • Mandan [Morton County]
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      • Mandan [Morton County] lies 23 miles [37 km]<5> to the south of Wilton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 22,857 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mandan have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mandan
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mandan<6>
    • Mercer [McLean County]
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      • Mercer [McLean County] lies 23 miles [37 km]<5> to the north of Wilton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 107 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mercer have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mercer
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mercer<6>
    • Twin City Estates [Morton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Twin City Estates
      • Twin City Estates [Morton County] lies 23 miles [37 km]<5> to the south of Wilton
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Twin City Estates have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Twin City Estates
    • Wing [Burleigh County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wing
      • Wing [Burleigh County] lies 23 miles [37 km]<5> to the east of Wilton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 187 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wing have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wing
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wing<6>
    • Apple Valley [Burleigh County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Apple Valley
      • Apple Valley [Burleigh County] lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<5> to the south of Wilton
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Apple Valley

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.

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.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for North Dakota

About McLean County

About North Dakota

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 McLean County: www.visitmcleancounty.com/

The official website for State of North Dakota: www.nd.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of North Dakota's counties, including McLean, 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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Wilton.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Wilton - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Wilton) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Wilton. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from WiltonOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Wilton. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 47.1586, Longitude: -100.7835       In this case, the coordinates for Wilton have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>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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