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Town of Wilson, Wisconsin
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The location of Town of Wilson

Welcome to Wilson ...

The Town of Wilson is located in Rusk County.

The location of Wilson has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, the Town of Wilson has a population of 105 people<2> (see below for details).

Wilson is 1,580 feet [482 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Area codes for Wilson: (715) & (534)<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, the Town of Wilson had a population of 106 people. This makes Wilson the county's 28th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 106 people, the population of Wilson increased 26.19% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 84 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Wilson had an population of 105 people. This is a decrease of 0.94% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 25% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Wilson ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Wilson and not the distance if you drove.<5>.

Community   2017
Cameron   [Map]   1,784   SW   18 miles [29 km]
Cedar Lake   [Map]   947   W   5 miles [8 km]
Chetek   [Map]   1,615   S   19 miles [30.6 km]
Flambeau   [Map]   1,048   E   18 miles [29 km]
Oak Grove   [Map]   942   W   11 miles [17.7 km]
Rice Lake   [Map]   3,076   SW   13 miles [20.9 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 Rusk County, we know of another 4 Wisconsin communities named Wilson. Those communities are located in the following counties: Dunn, Eau Claire, Lincoln 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 for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Wilson. If available, we provide a satellite 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:

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Wisconsin

About Rusk County

About Wisconsin

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 Rusk County:

The official website for State of Wisconsin:

Footnotes ...

<1>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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<2>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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<3>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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<4>Area code (534) is an overlay for area code (715).

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<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn 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 we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 45.6047, Longitude: -91.4816     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Wilson have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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