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(Eau Claire County)

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Welcome to Wilson ...

The Town of Wilson is located in Eau Claire County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, the Town of Wilson has a population of 516 people<1> (see below for details).

Wilson is 1,040 feet [317 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 485 people. This makes Wilson the county's 17th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 485 people, the population of Wilson increased 15.48% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 420 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Wilson had an population of 516 people. This is an increase of 6.39% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 22.86% 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. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Wilson and not the distance if driven.<4>.

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Anson   [Map]   2,135   NW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Augusta   [Map]   1,514   SW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Bridge Creek   [Map]   2,028   S   8 miles [12.9 km]
Cadott   [Map]   1,428   NW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Lafayette   [Map]   5,935   NW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Osseo   [Map]   1,675   SW   18 miles [29 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 Eau Claire County, we know of another 4 Wisconsin communities named Wilson. Those communities are located in the following counties: Dunn, 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:

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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 Eau Claire County: www.co.eau-claire.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 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).

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance beginning in Wilson. 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 (or directions), 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 for your convenience: 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: 44.8105, Longitude: -91.0118     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Wilson have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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