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Welcome to Wilson ...

The Town of Wilson is located in Dunn County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2016, the Town of Wilson has a population of 545 people<1> (see below for details).

Wilson is 1,110 feet [338 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Telephone area codes for Wilson: (715) and (534)<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, the Town of Wilson had a population of 531 people. This makes Wilson the county's 22nd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 531 people, the population of Wilson increased 6.2% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 500 people).

Taken from the 2016 Census Estimates, Wilson had an population of 545 people. This is an increase of 2.64% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 9% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Wilson ...

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

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Barron   [Map]   3,311   N   16 miles [25.7 km]
Bloomer   [Map]   3,509   E   17 miles [27.4 km]
Cameron   [Map]   1,791   N   17 miles [27.4 km]
Chetek   [Map]   1,623   NE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Chetek   [Map]   2,164   NE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Elk Mound   [Map]   1,869   S   19 miles [30.6 km]

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

Communities Also Named Wilson ...

While we believe that this Wilson is located in Dunn County, we know of another 4 Wisconsin communities named Wilson. Those communities are located in the following counties: Eau Claire, Lincoln, Rusk and Sheboygan County.

Beyond Wisconsin, there are 5 communities that are also named Wilson - they are located in and New York.

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

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 Wilson. 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 Wilson. 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 Wilson.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper 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 get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

Looking for more information about Wilson? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Wilson, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Wilson.

Search for Local Businesses ...

Google's 'Search-by-Location' is a very useful tool for people who might be 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) Wilson. 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.

LodgingGas StationsBanks
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RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
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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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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Dunn County: www.dunncountywi.govoffice2.com/

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 Wilson.

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

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<3>Area code (534) is an overlay for area code (715). For more about area code overlays, please see our Glossary for Wilson.

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance beginning in Wilson. A straight line distance ignores things 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 Town of Wilson

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Wilson. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 45.1652, Longitude: -91.8441     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Wilson 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 Wilson.