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Wilton is a city in Burleigh and McLean counties in the State of North Dakota.  Founded in 1899, Wilton was named by General W. D. Washburn after the town of Wilton in his native state of Maine. 

  • Wilton is located at 47°9′32″N 100°47′9″W / 47.15889°N 100.78583°W. 

  • The population of Wilton was 711 at the 2010 census.

History Of Wilton, ND

Over one-hundred years ago the City of Wilton was founded.  With only three or four buildings and a half dozen residents at its start, the community eventually grew into a town of both numerous residential and commercial properties and over 800 people.  

Wilton in 1915

Video is courtesy of the State Historical Society of North Dakota. Filmed by Frithjof Holboe.