It’s not a secret that the Peace Garden State is home to many, many small towns. When the railroads were built through the prairie heading west, towns were built every ten miles or so to service the trains. Though some of those towns have fizzled away, many of them are still around – even if they are tiny. This unique small town in North Dakota is one of those railroad towns, but it has some special characteristics that make it stand out. Few people know about it, but here’s why more should.

Wilton is located north of Bismarck off of US-83. It’s worth an afternoon visit if you enjoy picturesque small towns! There’s more where that came from – discover plenty of other lovely, visit-worthy small towns in North Dakota here. If your favorite small town isn’t included on that list, be sure to nominate it here.

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