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Welcome to East Williston ...

Although we found mention of East Williston during our research, we have little information about it.<1> Given the context of how East Williston was mentioned, we believe that it was a community rather than a locale or some type of landmark. We have done a cursory search and if it was a community, we haven't been able to find any evidence that it still exists..

We've added East Williston to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with East Williston, please Contact Us.


A typical abbreviation for East Williston: E. Williston

Time Zone: The area where we believe that East Williston might be (or was) located is in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

We believe that East Williston would be found within the (352) area code.

Communities Also Named East Williston ...

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for East Williston.

Communities near East Williston ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near East Williston.

  • Gainesville [Alachua County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gainesville
    • Gainesville [Alachua County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<2> to the north of East Williston
    • Estimated population in 2019: 133,997 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gainesville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gainesville<3>
  • Archer [Alachua County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Archer
    • Archer [Alachua County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<2> to the northwest of East Williston
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,198 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Archer
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Archer<3>
  • Bronson [Levy County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bronson
    • Bronson [Levy County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<2> to the west of East Williston
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,147 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bronson
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bronson<3>
  • Micanopy [Alachua County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Micanopy
    • Micanopy [Alachua County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<2> to the northeast of East Williston
    • Estimated population in 2019: 635 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Micanopy
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Micanopy<3>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Reddick [Marion County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Reddick
      • Reddick [Marion County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<2> to the east of East Williston
      • Estimated population in 2019: 551 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Reddick
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Reddick<3>
    • McIntosh [Marion County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for McIntosh
      • McIntosh [Marion County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<2> to the east of East Williston
      • Estimated population in 2019: 496 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on McIntosh
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for McIntosh<3>
    • Raleigh [Levy County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Raleigh
      • Raleigh [Levy County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the northwest of East Williston
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Raleigh
    • Morriston [Levy County]
    • Williston Highlands [Levy County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Williston Highlands
      • Williston Highlands [Levy County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<2> to the southwest of East Williston
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Williston Highlands have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Williston Highlands
    • Heijahs Town [Marion County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Heijahs Town
      • Heijahs Town [Marion County] was located 9 miles [14.5 km]<2> to the east of East Williston
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Heijahs Town have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around East Williston. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for East Williston.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of East Williston. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around East Williston.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around East Williston. See our Newspapers Page for East Williston.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for East Williston ...

Looking for more information about East Williston? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to East Williston, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for East Williston.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Levy County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Levy County: www.levycounty.org/

The official website for State of Florida: www.myflorida.com/

Footnotes ...

<1>If we encounter the name of what might be a community, our methodology is to add that name to our Gazetteer. For example, we might find a sentence like "He went south past East Williston and then turned west". While East Williston could be some kind of landmark, we think that it's more likely to be a community. We've added East Williston as a placeholder with the hope that we'll be able to add more information in the future.

Just as a reminder: Our definition of a community is rather broad and includes those places (or areas) where several families lived and had a name which identified that place. For example, you might hear somebody say that they are going over to Miller Creek to see Pete ... Miller Creek is just a gas station and a couple of homes at the crossroads. While it might not be on the map, everybody in the area knows it by that name.

Places of interest include buildings at a crossroad, several families clustered in a hollow or maybe the location of a way station. It also includes places like mines, lumber camps, ferry crossings, etc. The community might still exist, is now gone or only existed for just a short period of time.

Also keep in mind that East Williston could have been on the original document by mistake, misspelled, the original/alternate name of a community that we've listed elsewhere or was placed in the wrong county. Sometimes a post office or train station would have a different name than the community where it's located, so two names might be referring to the same community - we're working to straighten it all out.
<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- East Williston) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for East Williston. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from East Williston
<3>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<4>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.






















 

 

 

 

 


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