Wilton Center, Illinois

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Wilton Center
Unincorporated community
Country United States
State Illinois
County Will
Township Wilton
Elevation 663 ft (202 m)
Coordinates 41°21′05″N 87°57′35″W / 41.35139°N 87.95972°W / 41.35139; -87.95972Coordinates: 41°21′05″N 87°57′35″W / 41.35139°N 87.95972°W / 41.35139; -87.95972
Population 150 (2000)
Timezone CST (UTC-6)
 - summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Postal code 60442
Area code 815
Location of Wilton Center within Illinois
[1]

Wilton Center is an unincorporated community in southern Will County, Illinois, in the United States. It is located on flat land 10 miles northeast of Wilmington, 5 miles south of Manhattan and 8 miles west of Peotone. It has a population of about 150.

Geography[edit]

U.S. Route 52 goes through Wilton Center. Other main roads are Cedar Rd., Peotone-Wilmington Rd., and Elevator Rd. Other roads in Wilton Center are Arsenal Rd. and Quigley Rd. Wilton Center is half surrounded by a forest preserve controlled by Will County. There is a church on Rt. 52.

Education[edit]

Wilton Center is a part of Peotone School District 207-U. Wilton Center Elementary School was closed, after a 4-3 vote by the school board, upon the completion of the 2013-2014 school year.

Notable people[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ "Wilton Center". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2012-09-11. 
  2. ^ 'Services Held in Joliet For Richard J. Barr,' The Farmers Weekly Review (Will County, Illinois), June 13, 1951, pg. 1

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