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Chilton, Wisconsin

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Welcome to Chilton ...

The city of Chilton is located in Calumet County and is the County Seat for Calumet County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2016, Chilton has a population of 3,828 people<1> (see below for details).

Chilton is 890 feet [271 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Telephone area codes for Chilton: (920) and (274)<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Chilton had a population of 3,933 people (which is 8.03% of the total population of Calumet County). This makes Chilton the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Chilton represents 0.07% of the total population of Wisconsin (which has 5,686,986 people), making it the state's 225th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 3,933 people, the population of Chilton increased 6.07% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 3,708 people).

Taken from the 2016 Census Estimates, Chilton had an population of 3,828 people. This is a decrease of 2.67% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 3.24% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Chilton ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you drove.<4>.

Community   2016
Buchanan   [Map]   7,082   N   16 miles [25.7 km]
Harrison   [Map]   ---   NW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Kaukauna   [Map]   15,900   N   17 miles [27.4 km]
Kiel   [Map]   3,700   SE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Kimberly   [Map]   6,739   NW   18 miles [29 km]
Little Chute   [Map]   11,250   NW   19 miles [30.6 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Chilton.

Communities Also Named Chilton ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 9 communities that are also named Chilton - they are located in Alabama (2), Kansas, Kentucky, Missouri (2), Oklahoma, Texas and West Virginia.

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Chilton. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Chilton. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Chilton. Our list includes 6 papers.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Chilton:

Search for Local Businesses ...

People have found Google's 'Search-by-Location' to be a useful tool when planning visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Chilton. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

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Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Chilton. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Calumet County: www.co.calumet.wi.us/

The official website for State of Wisconsin: www.wisconsin.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Chilton.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Chilton - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Area code (274) is an overlay for area code (920). For more about area code overlays, please see our Glossary for Chilton.

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance starting in Chilton. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Chilton) 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 Chilton. 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 Chilton

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Chilton. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.0294, Longitude: -88.1645     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Chilton have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<5>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Chilton.