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Wilton Center
Wilton Center is located in Illinois
Wilton Center
Wilton Center
Location in Illinois
Country United States
State Illinois
County Will
Township Wilton
663 ft (202 m)
 • Total 150
Time zone UTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
Postal code
Area code(s) 815

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.

Notable people

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