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|Elevation||249 ft (76 m)|
|Time zone||Central (CST) (UTC-6)|
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Wilmer was named in honor of Richard Hooker Wilmer, the second bishop of Alabama in the Episcopal Church. A post office first opened under the name Wilmer in 1894. Wilmer's first mayor was Perry Walter Evans, who also founded Wilmer's fire department.
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Wilmer was an incorporated community, incorporating around 1970 (though just after the census was taken, as it did not formally appear until the 1980 U.S. Census, with the 1970 population figure when it was still unincorporated). It formally disincorporated effective September 30, 1993.
- "Feature Detail Report for: Wilmer (Mobile County, Alabama)". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved January 8, 2013.
- "Wilmer, Alabama". Alabama Home Town Locator. Retrieved July 24, 2010.
- Foscue, Virginia (1989). Place Names in Alabama. Tuscaloosa: The University of Alabama Press. p. 149. ISBN 0-8173-0410-X.
- "Mobile County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 16 March 2015.
- "U.S. Decennial Census". Census.gov. Retrieved June 6, 2013.
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