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Wilson, Wisconsin
(Eau Claire County)

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Welcome to Wilson ...

Wilson is located in Eau Claire County.

Wilson is 980 feet [299 m] above sea level.<1>.

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

Telephone area codes for Wilson: (715) & (534)<2>

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 are going to drive it.<3>.

Community   2016<4>
Anson   [Map]   2,126   NW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Bridge Creek   [Map]   2,002   S   10 miles [16.1 km]
Chippewa Falls   [Map]   14,084   W   19 miles [30.6 km]
Lafayette   [Map]   5,916   NW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Lake Hallie   [Map]   6,650   W   19 miles [30.6 km]
Osseo   [Map]   1,696   SW   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 Eau Claire County, we know of another 2 Wisconsin communities named Wilson. Those communities are located in the following counties: Chippewa and Saint Croix County.

Beyond Wisconsin, there are 85 communities that are also named Wilson - they are located in Alabama (3), Arkansas (3), California, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana (6), Iowa (2), Kansas (3), Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland (3), Massachusetts, Michigan (3), Minnesota (2), Mississippi, Missouri (2), Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New York, North Carolina (3), Ohio (4), Oklahoma (3), Ontario (4), Oregon, Pennsylvania (5), Quebec, South Carolina, South Dakota, Texas (5), Utah (3), Virginia (3), Washington, West Virginia (4) and Wyoming (2).

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:

Search for Local Businesses ...

Google's 'Search-by-Location' has proven to be a useful tool by people who planned 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.

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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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About Eau Claire County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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Footnotes ...

<1>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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<2>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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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance that starts in Wilson. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Wilson) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Wilson. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.8280, Longitude: -91.0226     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Wilson have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<4>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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<5>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Wilson.