Wilson has several restaurants, mainly near the waterfront, and a variety of small stores, like an IGA grocery store, a pharmacy, a corner store and a hardware shop. For larger groceries, Top’s Friendly Markets has stores in Lockport (about 17 miles southeast) and in Lewiston (about 18 miles southwest). The closest Wegmans supermarket is a bit of a drive, about 25 miles south on Alberta Drive in Amherst.
For a greater variety of retail shopping options, there’s a Walmart Supercenter in Lockport, and Lewiston has stores like Dollar General. The Wilson Central School District serves residents here and has two elementary schools, a middle school and a high school. Wilson Free Library is at 265 Young St. The closest hospital is Eastern Niagara in Lockport.