Wilson Area Colleges and Scholarships

Schools in and around Wilson


Wilson is a census-designated place (CDP) in Teton County, Wyoming, United States. The population was 1,482 at the 2010 census, up from 1,294 in 2000. It is part of the Jackson, WY–ID Micropolitan Statistical Area.

Wilson was pioneered in 1889 by Elijah Nicholas Wilson, known for having lived with the Shoshone Indian tribe as a boy in the 1850s. He later wrote a book about his experiences, including his time as a rider for the Pony Express. The town was later named in his honor. It sits at the base of Teton Pass, just northwest of Jackson, on State Highway 22.

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