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Welcome to Chilton ...
The location of Chilton has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Chilton has a population of 3,859 people<3> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Chilton.
Chilton is 890 feet [271 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Chilton lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Area codes for Chilton: (920) & (274)<5>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Chilton had an population of 3,859 people. This is a decrease of 1.88% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 4.07% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Chilton had a population of 3,933 people (or 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).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Chilton.
Adding Chilton 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 Chilton 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 Chilton elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Chilton on our Genealogy Page.
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.
Communities near Chilton ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Chilton.
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 Chilton. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Chilton.
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 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Chilton.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Chilton. Our list includes 6 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Chilton.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
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: https://www.wisconsin.gov/
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This page was last modified: 08 Apr 2021