Wilton Real Estate
Neighborhoods/Developments in Wilton, ME
Wilton is a town in Franklin County, Maine, United States. Situated beside Wilson Lake, the former mill town is a recreation area today.
The land replaced an invalidated 1727 grant by Massachusetts to veterans for service in the French and Indian Wars.The first grant (now part of Manchester, New Hampshire) was originally dubbed Harrytown after a particularly dangerous Native American,then renamed Tyngstown for Captain William Tyng, leader of the expedition of "snowshoe men" that killed him in 1703. Abraham Butterfield, a settler from Wilton, New Hampshire, paid the cost of incorporation in 1803 to have the new town named after his former residence.
According to the US census the town has a total area of 42.8 square miles, of which 41.3 square miles is land and 1.6 square miles (3.64%) is water. Home to Wilson Lake (or Pond), Wilton is drained by Wilson Stream, a tributary of the Sandy River, in the Kennebec River watershed.
Wilton borders the towns of Farmington to the east, Carthage to the west, Temple to the north, and Jay to the south.
As of the 2010 census, there were 4,116 people residing in the town, and according to the 2000 census there were 1,667 households, and 1,148 families residing in the town. The population density was 99.9 people per square mile. There were 1,882 housing units at an average density of 45.6 per square mile.
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