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Welcome to Wilson ...

The village of Wilson is located in Niagara County<1>.

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 1,221 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 Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Wilson lies within the (716) area code.

Websites for Wilson ...

Official Website: www.wilsonnewyork.com/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Wilson had an population of 1,221 people. This is a decrease of 3.4% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 0.66% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Wilson had a population of 1,264 people. This makes Wilson the county's 19th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,264 people, the population of Wilson increased 4.2% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 1,213 people).

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

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, Louisiana, Maryland (3), Massachusetts, Michigan (3), Minnesota (2), Mississippi, Missouri (2), Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, 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.

  • Niagara Falls [Niagara County]
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    • Niagara Falls [Niagara County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southwest of Wilson
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 47,392 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Niagara Falls
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Niagara Falls<6>
  • North Tonawanda [Niagara County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for North Tonawanda
    • North Tonawanda [Niagara County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the south of Wilson
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 30,050 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on North Tonawanda
  • Lockport [Niagara County]
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    • Lockport [Niagara County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Wilson
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 20,194 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lockport
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lockport<6>
  • Lockport [Niagara County]
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    • Lockport [Niagara County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the southeast of Wilson
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 19,834 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lockport have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lockport
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Wheatfield [Niagara County]
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      • Wheatfield [Niagara County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the south of Wilson
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 17,988 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wheatfield have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wheatfield
    • Lewiston [Niagara County]
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      • Lewiston [Niagara County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Wilson
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 15,702 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lewiston have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lewiston
    • Niagara on the Lake
    • Newfane [Niagara County]
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      • Newfane [Niagara County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the east of Wilson
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,271 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Newfane have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Newfane
    • Niagara [Niagara County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Niagara
      • Niagara [Niagara County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southwest of Wilson
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,000 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Niagara have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Niagara
    • Royalton [Niagara County]
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      • Royalton [Niagara County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southeast of Wilson
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,471 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Royalton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Royalton

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.

Adding Wilson to Our Gazetteer ...

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, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Wilson 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.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Wilson: www.wilsonnewyork.com/

The official website for Niagara County: www.niagaracounty.com/

The official website for State of New York: https://www.ny.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of New York's counties, including Niagara, 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 Wilson.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Wilson - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Wilson) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Wilson. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from WilsonOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Wilson. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.3116, Longitude: -78.8264       In this case, the coordinates for Wilson 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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