Wilson Creek is a town in Grant County, Washington, United States. The population was 205 at the 2010 census. Take a look below for 10 interesting and awesome facts about Wilson Creek, Washington, United States.
1. Wilson Creek was officially incorporated on May 8, 1903.
2. The community has solid ties to the local agricultural economy that dominates the region.
3. Indians roamed the area around Crab and Wilson Creek in search of food during the summer months.
4. John Marlin and the Urquhart Brothers settled the area in the 1870s.
5. Lt. Tom Symons established a military road from Fort Walla Walla to camp Chelan West of town in 1879.
6. The railroad came in 1892.
7. Wilson Creek became a division point with an eleven stall roundhouse.
8. Zack Finney started the first school in 1892. Wilson Creek’s school opened in 1894.
9. The immigrant train came through in 1901. Also during that year the town was platted.
10. Finally the town was incorporated in 1903. Crab Lake was drained in 1909.