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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.
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.
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.
- Richard J. Barr, Illinois State Senator, was born in Wilton Center.
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