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Welcome to Wilbur ...

The town of Wilbur is located in Lincoln County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Wilbur has a population of 859 people<2> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Wilbur.

Wilbur is 2,200 feet [671 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the altitude of Wilbur is about ½ mile above sea level.

Time Zone: Wilbur lies in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time

The telephone area code for Wilbur: (509)

The ZIP code for Wilbur: 99185<4>

Websites for Wilbur ...

Official Website: www.wilburwa.com/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Wilbur had an population of 859 people. This is a decrease of 2.83% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 6.02% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Wilbur had a population of 884 people (or 8.36% of the total population of Lincoln County). This makes Wilbur the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Wilbur represents 0.01% of the total population of Washington (which has 6,724,540 people), making it the state's 208th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 884 people, the population of Wilbur decreased 3.28% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 914 people).

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

Communities Also Named Wilbur ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 15 communities that are also named Wilbur - they are located in Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Missouri, New York, Ontario (3), Oregon (2), Pennsylvania (2), Tennessee and West Virginia (2).

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

Communities near Wilbur ...

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

  • Coulee Dam [Douglas County]
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    • Coulee Dam [Douglas County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northwest of Wilbur
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,083 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Coulee Dam
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Coulee Dam<6>
  • Grand Coulee [Grant County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Grand Coulee
    • Grand Coulee [Grant County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northwest of Wilbur
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,050 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Grand Coulee
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Grand Coulee<6>
  • Electric City [Grant County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Electric City
    • Electric City [Grant County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northwest of Wilbur
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 995 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Electric City
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Electric City<6>
  • Almira [Lincoln County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Almira
    • Almira [Lincoln County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the west of Wilbur
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 280 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Almira
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Almira<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Creston [Lincoln County]
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      • Creston [Lincoln County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the east of Wilbur
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 232 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Creston
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Creston<6>
    • Hartline [Grant County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hartline
      • Hartline [Grant County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the west of Wilbur
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 155 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hartline
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hartline<6>
    • Mason City [Okanogan County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mason City
      • Mason City [Okanogan County] was located 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northwest of Wilbur
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mason City have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Seven Bays [Lincoln County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Seven Bays
      • Seven Bays [Lincoln County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the east of Wilbur
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    • Deer Meadows [Lincoln County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Deer Meadows
      • Deer Meadows [Lincoln County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northeast of Wilbur
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Deer Meadows
    • Elmer City [Okanogan County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Elmer City
      • Elmer City [Okanogan County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<5> to the northwest of Wilbur
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 252 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elmer City
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Elmer City<6>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Wilbur ...

Looking for more information about Wilbur? 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 Wilbur, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Wilbur.

Adding Wilbur to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Wilbur 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 Wilbur was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Wilbur on a map titled Auto Trails Map of Washington (1925).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Wilbur on our Genealogy Page.

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The official website for Wilbur: www.wilburwa.com/

The official website for State of Washington: https://access.wa.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Washington's counties, including Lincoln, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Wilbur.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Wilbur - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a town (such as Wilbur). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Wilbur or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>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- Wilbur) 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 Wilbur. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from WilburOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Wilbur. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 47.7569, Longitude: -118.7056    
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<7>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.






















 

 

 

 

 


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